A Voyage to East-India: Wherein Some Things are Taken Notice Of, in Our Passage Thither, But Many More in Our Abode There, Within that Rich and Most Spacious Empire of the Great Mogul: Mixt with Some Parallel Observations and Inferences Upon the Story, to Profit as Well as Delight the Reader

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J. Wilkie, 1777 - 511 pages

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