Author:GUATTINI, Le P. Michele Angelo de (d.1668) [of Gattina]; Denis DE CARLI of Piacenza

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A Curious and Exact Account of a Voyage to Congo, in the Years 1666-1667.

By: GUATTINI, Le P. Michele Angelo de (d.1668) [of Gattina]; Denis DE CARLI of Piacenza.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: [London]:, for Henry Lintot and John Osborn, [circa 1744].: 1744

Seller ID: ME1040


Tall 4to. 483-519 pp. Printed in two columns; light foxing. Handsomely bound in period-style half calf marbled boards, five raised bands, gilt-stamped dark leather spine label. Near fine. Extracted from: vol. 1 of Awnsham Churchill's Collection of voyages and travels, 3rd ed., 1744-1746. // The author's account of native attire and his own views: "He only wore a clout of the bigness of a handkerchief made of palm-tree leaves, for decency sake, to cover that which modesty requires should be cover'd, and a cloke of European cloth reaching down to the ground; it was blue, a colour much estee... View more info