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Ogilby, John (1600-1676) (Author)

Africa: being an accurate description of the regions of Ægypt, Barbary, Lybia, and Billedulgerid, the land of Negroes, Guinee, Æthiopia, and the Abyssines, with all the adjacent islands ... collected and translated from most authentick authors ... by John Ogilby ...

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1670
Place Term: London
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: BKD+ (Ogilby, J. Africa: being an accurate description)
Islands of the Indian Ocean
Islands of the Atlantic
Sarcophagi -- Egypt
Content : Title in red and black; initials; headpieces.

Content : Stamp at head of title: J.(?) Morrison Hunter(?)

Content : Plates opposite p. 74, 101, 470, 524, 590 lacking.

Content: "A catalogue of the names of the general authors, both ancient and modern, besides later voyagers, consulted to the carrying on of this first volume": 7th prelim. leaf.
Physical Description
Extent: 27 x 18 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG754651074-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b10276148
UUID: 56792dc0-c6e7-012f-2a1c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1600: Creator Born
  • 1670: Issued
  • 1676: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Mummies." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1670. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-37fa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Mummies." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-37fa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. (1670). Mummies. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-37fa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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