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The history of Persia. Containing, the lives and memorable action of its kings from the first erecting of that monarchy to this time; an exact description of all its dominions; a curious account of India, China, Tartary, Kermou, Arabia, Nixabur, and the islands of Ceylon and Timor; as also of all cities occasionally mention'd, as Schiras, Samarkand, Bokara, &c. Manners and customs of those people, Persian worshippers of fire; plants, beasts, product, and trade .. To which is added, an abridgment of the lives of the kings of Harmuz, or Ormuz. The Persian history written in Arabick, by Mirkoud, a famous Eastern author; that of Ormuz, by Torunxa, king of that island, both of them tr. into Spanish, by Antony Teixeira, who liv'd several years in Persia and India; and now render'd into English.

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A translation, with additions, of Pedro Teixeira's Relaciones .. d'el origen .. de los reyes de Persia, .. , first published in 1610, and itself compiled by Pedro, not Antonio, Teixeira from the histories of Mu?ammad ibn Khavandshah Mir Khvand (1433-1498) and Turan Shah ibn Qu?b al-Din.

Translated into English by John Stevens.

8 p.l., 416 p. front. 20 cm.

Library of Congress Call Number/Physical Location: DS272 .T2

Silva, Dicc. bibl. port., Hoefer, Nouv. biog. gnrale, and Brit. mus. Catalogue.

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Publisher: London, J. Brown, 1715.

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English

Pages: 446

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Date Added: 2019-06-01

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