LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection
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Africa: being an accurate description of the regions of Ægypt, Barbary, Lybia, and Billedulgerid, the land of Negroes, Guinee,
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HAMNET CATALOG RECORD:
Ogilby, John, 1600-1676.
Africa: being an accurate description of the regions of Ægypt, Barbary, Lybia, and Billedulgerid, the land of Negroes, Guinee, Æthiopia, and the Abyssines, with all the adjacent islands, either in the Mediterranean, Atlantick, Southern, or Oriental Sea, belonging thereunto. With the several denominations of their coasts, harbors, creeks, rivers, lakes, cities, towns, castles, and villages. Their customs, modes, and manners, languages, religions, and inexhaustible treasure; with their governments and policy, variety of trade and barter, and also of their vvonderful plants, beasts, birds, and serpents. Collected and translated from most authentick authors, and augmented with later observations; illustrated with notes, and adorn'd with peculiar maps, and proper sculptures, by John Ogilby Esq; Master of His Majesties revels in the Kingdom of Ireland.
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printed by Tho. Johnson for the author, and are to be had at his house in White Fryers,
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Physical Description (Hamnet):
, 767, , p.,  leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., maps, plans ; 2⁰.
Islands of the Indian Ocean -- Description and travel.
Islands of the Atlantic -- Description and travel.
Africa -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Title page in red and black.
Half-title reads: English atlas, tome the first.
Signatures: [A]² b² c⁴ chi⁸ 2chi1 B-3T⁶.
Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library, 2004. Voices for Tolerance in an Age of Persecution (catalog entry 63) DFo
Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), O163
ESTC (RLIN) R22824
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet):
Imperfect: lacking 3 plates? Provenance: purchased by Folger from Edwards, 21 August 1953
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