Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes; Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells by Englishmen and Others Volume 3

Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes; Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells by Englishmen and Others Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... from Mount Fcelix; all which Coast the Generall coasted along in his Frigat, and tooke in, and brought along three of the Countrie people, which he gave letters unto, to be delivered unto the Darling, if shee came heere after our departure, and so put them a shoare: they informed the Generall, that foure dayes since there passed by towards the Red-sea foure Indian ships. The nine and twentieth in the morning, the Generall sent letters to other people on land, to be delivered to the Darling: the countrie people brought downe to our men to sell, some store of sheepe, small Goats, with some small frailes of Olibanum and gumme Arabick, all which they had at reasonable rates; the people still taking us to be Mahumetans, and not Christians, or (as they call them) Franges, whom they favour not, so the Boat returning aboord about noone, the Generall thought good no longer to stay for the Darling; wherefore we set saile, standing away towards Aden in Arabia Fcelix. At foure a clocke in the after-noone Mount Foelix bore East by South halfe a degree South, some eight leagues distant. From noone the thirtieth day, to one a clocke in the morning, the one and thirtieth day, thirteene houres, North-west eighteen leagues, the wind at North Northeast; this day after-noone we descried the land of Arabia Foelix. The one and thirtieth in the morning, at one a clocke, being neare the land, we cast about to the Southwards, to 1612. spend time till day; at five a clocke in the morning, wee cast about againe North-west to landwards: from sixe a clocke in the morning to sixe after-noone twelve houres, we stood alongst the Coast West by South, and West South-west thirteene leagues, alwayes keeping within five mile of the land, in depthes betweene eighteene and thirtie...show more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 358g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236518195
  • 9781236518194