Albuquerque : Caesar of the East. Sel

Warminster, UK: Aris & Phillips Ltd., 1990. Paperback. Squarish octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Ex-library stamps on flyleaf and foredge, remnants of some text on TOC page, but no evidence of pocket at rear or call no. sticker on spine. xii, 308 p. w/endnotes, a few illus., maps, index. New English translations of selections from de Albuquerqie's dispatches to the King of Portugal from India and the East and the Commentarios by his son. De Albuquerque was an able administrator and key figure in setting up Portugal's Asian empire in the early 16th c. Very good. Item #19357

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