This is a translation by George Havers of the third part of Della Valle’s Viaggi, which describes his sojourn on the west coast of India and his voyage home to Italy. The second part of the volume is an account of Sir Thomas Roe’s first voyage to the East, when he was sent on a diplomatic mission to the Great Mogul Jehangir on behalf of the East India Company from 1615 to 1619. Sir Thomas was English ambassador to the Porte from 1621 to 1628.
The Travels Of Sig. Pietro della Valle, A Noble Roman, Into East-India And Arabia Deserta. In which, the several Countries, together with the Customs, Manners, Traffique, and Rites both Religious and Civil, of those Oriental Princes and Nations, are faithfully Described: In Familiar Letters to his Friend Signior Mario Schipano. Whereunto is Added A Relation of Sir Thomas Roe’s Voyage into the East-Indies. London, Printed by J. Macock, for John Martin, and James Allestry; and are to be sold at their Shop, at the Bell in St Paul’s Church-yard. 1665.