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Title:The First Englishmen in India
Author:J. Courtenay Locke
Publisher:Asian Educational Service
Remarks:Maps, Illustrations, Preface, Contents
Size:145 x 220 mm
This is an account of India by some of the earliest Englishmen who visited her. The scope of this work is between the years 1579 to 1589, during the rule of the Mugal King Akbar. The accounts are in the form of letters written by them to their contact in England. Included in the book are two letters written by Queen Elizabeth to Akbar and to the king of China. Other writers are Stevens (10 November, 1579), Newbery (1583-84) Eldred and Shales (1583-84), Ralph Fitch (1584), Linschoten and Peter Frey (1589). The book has 8 illustrations and 3 maps of: the territory of Goa; fitch's routes between Tripoli's and Hormuz; and, Fitch's Indian voyages and Journeys. This book is a reprint of the 1930 edition.