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 A Relation Of Some Yeares Travaile Begunne Anon 1626
(1,748 words)

Some yeares travels into divers parts of Asia and Afrique


Thomas Herbert

Date: 1634

Original Language: English


The first edition of A Relation Of Some Yeares Travaile, of 1634, was ‘about 250 pages’ long with 35 ‘copper plate engravings ... probably’ by the printer, W. Marshall, ‘based on Herbert’s own drawings’ (Travels in Persia, ed. Foster, p. ix). This description is based on the 1638 enlarged edition. Herbert’s title indicates that the text is both a travel na…

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Bennett, Clinton, “ A Relation Of Some Yeares Travaile Begunne Anon 1626”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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