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1 HUNTINGFORD, G.W.B., (ed.) Hakluyt Society 2nd Series: No.151 Periplus of the Erythraean Sea. in dj
Hakluyt Society, Cambridge University Press, London, 1980, ISBN:0904180050 
HUNTINGFORD, G.W.B., (ed.). The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea by an unknown author, with some Extracts from Agatharkhides On the Erythraean Sea. L.: The Hakluyt Society, 1980. Pp 225, frontis.+ 2 pages of plates + 1 fldg chart. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt to front and spine. The Hakluyt Society, 2nd Series, No.151. "[...] a short work of uncertain date and unknown authorship, written in very difficult Greek. It is concerned with the coasts of the Red Sea and Indian Ocean and may be described as a combined trade directoryand Admiralty Handbook, giving sailing directions and information about na vigational hazards, harbours, imports, and exports. It is of great value for the study of the commerce of the Roman Empire and the early history of East Africa, South Arabia and India." - dj. Vg in dj. 50.00

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