Esta He Hũa Breue Relação Da Embaisada Q̃ O Patriarcha Dõ João Bermudez Trouxe Do Emperado Da Ethiopia. English. 1967

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Richard Stephen Whiteway
Hakluyt Society, 1902 - Prester John (Legendary character) - 320 pages

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