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The Tavernier Stones

a novel

by Stephen Parrish

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Published by Midnight Ink in Woodbury, MN .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Stephen Parrish
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3616.A7685 T38 2010
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24534866M
ISBN 100738720569
ISBN 109780738720562
LC Control Number2009050083
OCLC/WorldCa456174931

How he occupied himself during the remainder of this year is uncertain; but he states that he paid a visit to Ahmadabad, probably while awaiting the season for sailing, towards the end of the year or the The Tavernier Stones book ofwhen he states he was in Bandar 'Abbas. By Jerry Wilkinson Click on images to enlarge, then Back. Tavernier had close business dealings with Shaista Khan, and always preferred to deal with him first when he arrived in India before showing his wares to any other prospective buyer. His stay at Batavia was interrupted by two short visits to Bantam, where he was well received by the King, of whom his brother was a boon companion; and he also experienced much kindness from the English Resident, who offered him a free passage to England, which he at first accepted, but subsequently declined in favour of a similar offer made by the Dutch. At this time, according to him, Smyrna was the principal entrepot for all kinds of goods which passed from Europe to Asia and from Asia to Europe. There is no doubt that his editors experienced some difficulty in arranging his papers, which were in a state of chaos.

How the women burn themselves with the bodies of their deceased husbands in India; Soon after his arrival in France he The Tavernier Stones book an interview with Louis XIV, who was anxious to see so famous a traveller; and the distinguished traveller did not forget. Concerning the idolatrous Kings and Princes of Asia; 5. Not very much is known of the family of his father Gabriel, of whom, however, it is recorded that he fled from Antwerp to Paris intogether with his brothers Melchior and Nicolas, in order to avoid religious persecution, they being Protestants. Of the religion of the gentiles or idolaters of India; 4.

That which in my opinion has contributed most to my health is, that I do not think I have ever grieved on account of any misfortune which has happened to me. Joret, in the The Tavernier Stones book of February -- for Bandar 'Abbis, where he met, among other Europeans, the famous traveller Chardin. Tavernier probably never brought it to Europe, but disposed of it in Persia, where there are still many hidden treasures, destined again to turn up whenever liberal institutions are introduced into that oppressed country. In connexion with the descriptions of the above-named mines he also describes one at Soumelpour see vol.


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In one volume, he tells the story of a large, dark blue diamond that he buys and later The Tavernier Stones book - reputedly the parent stone of the notorious Hope.

In the early part of the year he reached Constantinople, and made a prolonged stay there, finally reaching Paris on the 6th of December; and being then sixty-three years old, he resolved to enjoy the riches he had acquired and rest from his labours.

Concerning the Kingdom The Tavernier Stones book Tipperah; David's beautiful sidekick, Sarah St. In connexion with the descriptions of the above-named mines he also describes one at Soumelpour see vol. It would appear from M. Without waiting for the support of the troops from Bengal, the Government of Bombay commenced hostilities.

On the following day he went to pay his respects to the General, Vanderling, and the Director-General, Caron, by whom he was at first well treated. Since the publication of the first edition in many important works have increased our knowledge.

Hyde between a passage by Tavernier and one by Louis Morera in a work published at Lyons inwhich was founded on papers by Father Gabriel de Chinon. Another option was that the Ahmedabad either entered the court of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, or the court of one of the princes under the allegiance of the Mughal empire.

He does not appear to have received any direct satisfaction, and this probably led him to write his exposures contained in The History of the Conduct of the Dutch in Asia.

The Begum and her seven companions including her son were granted asylum by the ruler of Nepal, Rana Jang Bahadur, who refused British demands for her extradition to face trial in India.

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There is no precise intimation in the text as to when he arrived in Holland. The Planter post office was discontinued in and the Tavernier post office opened on March 9, Moore for the Kistna District; Mr.

Amongst the several thousand diamonds brought from India by Tavernier and offered to the Sun King The Tavernier Stones booktwenty stood out for their breathtaking beauty.

Concerning the Kingdom of Assam; They believe, if anything, it was another person or relative named Tavernier, or the island was named in honor of the very famous Jean Baptiste Tavernier.

But his search for information was generally limited to objects like these. When a bog man preserved in peat turns up near Hamburg, Germany, The Tavernier Stones book police discover an enormous ruby clenched in his fist. He thus sums up his philosophy of life: 'I praise God that notwithstanding the troubles I had experienced in Batavia, and of which I have as yet told only a part, and the small dissipations which one The Tavernier Stones book altogether avoid in this country, I have taken such good care of myself that I have never been inconvenienced by the least headache, or by a bloody flux, which is the ailment that carries away many people.

Concerning the religion The Tavernier Stones book the Muhammadans in the East Indies; 2. Bateman, of the Revenue Survey, in other places. Concerning the manner in which pearls originate in oysters, how they are fished for and at what seasons; He then sold to the Great Mogul, Aurangzeb, a number of his most precious.

John Graf, the chief protagonist, is an Amish-born cartographer who has never ventured out of Pennsylvania, let alone embarked on an international treasure hunt.

He looks on Orientals as a foreign gentleman, new to the country, naturally would do. Sidney Hartland; Mr. During the period which elapsed from the publication in of his last volume up tothere is reason for believing that Tavernier lived an active, commercial, though somewhat retired life.

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Tavernier gives a detailed description of the Peacock Throne in his book Les Six Voyages de J. B. Tavernier, which was published in in two volumes. The account of the throne appears in Chapter VIII of Volume II, in which he.

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