RENAUDOT (EUSEBIUS, translator) Ancient Accounts of India and China, by Two Mohammedan Travellers. Who Went to Those Parts in the 9th Century; Translated from the Arabic by Eusebius Renaudot, 2 parts in one vol., 1733
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RENAUDOT (EUSEBIUS, translator) Ancient Accounts of India and China, by Two Mohammedan Travellers. Who Went to Those Parts in the 9th Century; Translated from the Arabic by Eusebius Renaudot, 2 parts in one vol., 1733
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RENAUDOT (EUSEBIUS, translator)
Ancient Accounts of India and China, by Two Mohammedan Travellers. Who Went to Those Parts in the 9th Century; Translated from the Arabic by Eusebius Renaudot, 2 parts in one vol., first edition in English, title printed in red and black with woodcut vignette, light spotting, early calf, gilt Signet Library arms on covers, rebacked [Cordier, Sinica 1923; Lust 299], 8vo, Sam. Harding, 1733

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  • The first edition in English of important accounts by "Sulaiman, the merchant" and Hasan ibn Yazid al Sirafi of journeys undertaken in the ninth century A.D., translated from the Arabic by the French linguist Eusebius Renaudot.
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