Ovington, John (1653-1731) A Voyage to Suratt, in the Year, 1689.
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Ovington, John (1653-1731) A Voyage to Suratt, in the Year, 1689. London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, at the Judges Head in Fleet-street, and the Inner-Temple-Gate, 1696. First edition, octavo, lacking the half-title, illustrated with one folding table and two folding engravings, bound in modern half leather, marbled paper boards, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 in.
Ovington visited Madeira; the coast of Africa; and its coastal islands, Surat, India; the Cape of Good Hope; and other locations along this route. The text also includes a list of coins used in the near and far east, including Persia, Japan, and China. His account contains anything of interest, including notices of local cuisine and customs.
A2-8 (lacking half-title A1), B-Z8, Aa-Pp8, Qq7 (lacking final blank Qq8).
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