A True and Exact Description of the most Celebrated East-India Coasts of Malabar and Coromandel as also of the Isle of Ceylon; with all the adjacent Kingdoms, Principalities, Provinces, Cities, Chief Harbours, Structures, Pagan Temples, Products and living Creatures; the Manners, Habits, Oeconomies and Ceremonies of the Inhabitants; as likewise the most remarkable Warlike Exploits, Sieges, Sea and Field-Engagements betwixt the Portuguese and Dutch; with their Traffick and Commerce. The Whole adorned with new Maps and Draughts of the chief Cities, Forts, Habits, Living Creatures, Fruits, &c . of the Product of the Indies drawn to the Life and cut in Copper plates; also a most Circumstantial and compleat Account of the Idolatry of the Pagans in the East Indies, the Malabars, Benjans, Gentives, Brahmans, &c. taken partly from their own Vedam or Law-Book and Authentick Manuscripts; partly from frequent Conversation with their Priests and Divines; with the Draughts of their Idols, done after their Originals, translated from the High-Dutch, Vol. III

Resource Type : Book
Author : Baldaeus, Philip
Year/Date of Publication : 1703
Subject : Geography & Travel
Publisher : Arunsham and John Churchill
Place of Publication : London
Language : Old English
Pages/Folios : 890p.
Identifier : BK_00042621
Digitization Sponsor : Government of Maharashtra

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