1666 1st ed Henry Lord in INDIA East Indies Bania Surat Gujarat Customs Persia

LORD, Henry

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Henry Lord, a 16th-century English clergyman, was best known for his voyage to India with the East India Company. He, along with Thomas Kerridge, traveled to Surat where he gained extensive understanding of India and the Gujarat region. When he returned to England in 1630, he published his book “A Display of the East Indies”. This book discusses the ancient natives of India and southern Persia, particularly the Bania people.

 

Lord describes the customs, cultures, religious ceremonies, and notes from the Sanskrit book of knowledge, the Shastra.

 

This 1666 French edition of Lord’s masterpiece was translated out of the original English by Pierre Briot.

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1666 1st ed Henry Lord in INDIA East Indies Bania Surat Gujarat Customs Persia

 

Henry Lord, a 16th-century English clergyman, was best known for his voyage to India with the East India Company. He, along with Thomas Kerridge, traveled to Surat where he gained extensive understanding of India and the Gujarat region. When he returned to England in 1630, he published his book “A Display of the East Indies”. This book discusses the ancient natives of India and southern Persia, particularly the Bania people.

 

Lord describes the customs, cultures, religious ceremonies, and notes from the Sanskrit book of knowledge, the Shastra.

 

This 1666 French edition of Lord’s masterpiece was translated out of the original English by Pierre Briot.

 

Item number: #13526

Price: $750

 

LORD, Henry

 

Histoire de la religion des Banians, contenant leurs loix, leur liturgie, leurs tribus, leurs coûtumes & leurs cérémonies … recueillie de leurs bramanes, & tirée du livre de leur loy qu’ils appellent Shaster

 

A Paris : chez Robert de Ninville, 1666. 1st ed French

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [12], 135, [1]; [8], 137-288
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~6in X 3.75in (15cm x 9.5cm)

 

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Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

LORD, Henry

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete