A True and Exact Description of the Most Celebrated East-India Coasts of Malabar and Coromandel and Also of the Isle of Ceylon
Translated From The High-Dutch Printed At Amsterdam, 1672. With All The Adjacent Kingdoms, Principalities, Provinces, Cities, Chief Harbors, Structures, Pagan Temples Products And Living Creatures. The Manners, Habits, Economies And Ceremonies Of The Inhabitants, As Like Wise The Most Remarkable War Like Exploits, Sieges, Sea And Field-Engagements Between The Portuguese And Dutch, With Their Traffic And Commerce. The Whole Adorned With New Maps And Draughts Of The Chief Cities, Forts, Habits, Living Creatures, Fruits Etc; Of The Products Of The Indies, Drawn To The Life, And Cut In Copper Plates, Also A Most Circumstantial And Complete Account Of The Idolatry Of The Pagans In The East-Indies, The Malabars, Benjans, Gentives, Brahmans & Etc. Taken Partly From Their Own Vedam Or Law-Book And Authentic Manuscripts; Partly From Frequent Conversation With Their Priests And Divines; With The Draughts Of Their Idols, Done After Their Originals.
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