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The Grand Peregrination

Maurice Collis

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Hardback
ISBN: 978 0 856358 50 0
Categories: Portuguese
Imprint: Aspects of Portugal
Published: February 1991
222 x 144 x 25 mm
320 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • First published in 1949, this classic biography of Fernão Mendes Pinto, one of the greatest adventurers after Marco Polo, was unavailable for years. Maurice Collis (1889-1973) spent more than twenty years as a British civil servant in Burma. He was a noted scholar and travel writer.
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