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Travels into the inland parts of Africa: containing a description of the several nations for the space of six hundred miles up the River Gambia; their trade, habits, customs, language, manners, religion and government; the power, disposition and characters of some negro princes; with a particular account of Job Ben SolomonTo which is added, CaptStibbs's voyage up the Gambia in the year 1723, to make discoveries; with an accurate map of that river taken on the spot: and many other copper platesAlso extracts from the Nubian's geography, Leo the African, and other authors antient and modern, conc

Travels into the inland parts of Africa: containing a description of the several nations for the space of six hundred miles up the River Gambia; their trade, habits, customs, language, manners, religion and government; the power, disposition and characters of some negro princes; with a particular account of Job Ben SolomonTo which is added, CaptStibbs's voyage up the Gambia in the year 1723, to make discoveries; with an accurate map of that river taken on the spot: and many other copper platesAlso extracts from the Nubian's geography, Leo the African, and other authors antient and modern, conc Stock Photo
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Travels into the inland parts of Africa: containing a description of the several nations for the space of six hundred miles up the River Gambia; their trade, habits, customs, language, manners, religion and government; the power, disposition and characters of some negro princes; with a particular account of Job Ben SolomonTo which is added, CaptStibbs's voyage up the Gambia in the year 1723, to make discoveries; with an accurate map of that river taken on the spot: and many other copper platesAlso extracts from the Nubian's geography, Leo the African, and other authors antient and modern, concerning the Niger, Nile, or Gambia, and observations thereon . Tranflations/ro;^ Writers, Concerning the NiGER-NiLEj or Gambia. A Tranjlatmi of fitch Fart of the N u b i a nsGeography, ai relates to the Niger-Nile, of which the Gambia n Juppofed to be oneMoutk INTR 0 DUCTIO N. HIS Book was written originally in yfra-bick^ it was tranflated by Gabriel Sio nita.Royal Profeflor of the Syr tack and jira-bick Languages at Paris, with the Affi-ftance of John Hefrc7iita, Interpreter ofthe Oriental Tongues to Lewis XIII:King of France. The famous James Thuanus Chancel-lor of France encouraging thefe two, as he did all Menof Learning, advifed them to tranflate this Book of Geo-graphy, which had been printed in Arabick, at Rome, in the Prefs of the Alediceys, into Latin, which theyaccordingly did, and the Latin Vcrfion was printed atParis J m the Year 1619, under this Title, X 2 GEO*. 2 Tranflations//-(;/; Writers, ccncermng GEOG RAP HI A NUB IE NS IS, id ejl, Auu-ratijjima totius Orbis in feptcm Climata divift Defcri^tio^cmtinens praferti}?i exa£lain univerfa Afia iff Africa^rerumque in iis ha^enus incognitarum explicationem. Re-cens ex Arnbico in Latiman verfa. A Gabricle Sionita^S)ri(ica}-um & Arabicarum Itterarum Profejfore, atqueInterprete Regio, & Joanne Hefronita, earundern Regi»Interprete, Maronitis. It is a Geography of all that Part of the Worldwhich was then known to the Arabia

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