Ex Libris Kirkland

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First Written 1944
Genre History
Origin Ethiopia
Publisher Gardiner Press
ISBN-10 1443724300
ISBN-13 978-1443724302
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First Read October 06, 2009

The Land of Prester John

. . . gold and jewels and elephants and pepper. Especially pepper! Pepper may not mean much to us, but in that age it ranked with precious stones. Men risked the perils of the deep and fought and died for pepper. We find that hard to understand, perhaps, for the romance of pepper has now faded from the earth.

Quoted on September 27, 2011

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