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With an introduction, additional notes and glossary by J.O. Halliwell. 8vo. xxxii, 326pp, frontis, numerous woodcuts reproduced from the earlier edition. Contemporary quarter leather and papered boards, extremities rubbed, head of spine fraying a little with short split to upper joint. Edges uncut. A good clean copy. Owner's name and small clipping from bookseller's catalogue on front endpaper. *** The legendary travel book, compiled in French around 1366 and first printed in English in 1499 by Wynkyn de Worde. The text here is taken from MS Cotton Tit C.xvi (British Museum), as presented in the 1725 edition.
Title: Tthe Voiage and Travaile of Sir John Mandeville which treateth of the way to Hierusalem;and the marvayles of Inde, with other ilands and countryes. Reprinted from the edition of A.D. 1725.
Publisher: London, Batchworth: 1949
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Seller ID: 34927
Keywords: 14th century europe travel,