Author:Arthur Coke Burnell and P.A. Tiele

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The Voyage of John Huyghen Van Linschoten to the East Indies: from the Old English Translation of 1598, 2 vols.

By: Arthur Coke Burnell and P.A. Tiele

Price: $20.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016464

ISBN: 812150788X

Condition: New


Present work narrates with exhaustive notes, the travels of John Huyghen Van Linschoten to East Indies and is based on the English translation (1598) of the first part of his Dutch work Itinerario (1592), which contained the Itinerary proper. Itinerario when originally published in Dutch was considered a revelation. After its publication, everyone learned that the colonial empire of Portuguese was rotten, and that an energetic rival would have every chance of supplanting them. Its importance met with speedy and extensive recognition. English, German and Latin translations were quickly brought ... View more info