The Marvellous Adventures of Sir John Maundevile Kt. Being his Voyage and Travel which treateth of the Way to Jerusalem and of the Marvels of Ind with other Islands and Countries Edited and profusely illustrated by Arthur Layard

By: Layard, Arthur (ed.)

Price: NZ$101.25

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Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Gilt on front board clean and bright. Some fading to spine. 3/8" chip to cloth near head of spine. 1/2" tear to cloth along top of spine. Some bruising to corners and edges of boards. 1/8" fraying to cloth at corners of boards. Narrow split to gutter at front hinge. Rear hinge intact. Some foxing to endpapers. Internally clean. ; xxx, 414, [1] pages + frontispiece. Numerous full page and in-text illustrations. Red cloth boards with elaborate gilt illustrations on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 205 x 140mm. Dark green endpapers. All page edges gilt. With an eleven page preface by John Cameron Grant. Mandeville was a fictional figure, but his travels were based on the accounts of real travellers, including Friar Odoric. His "Travels" were first published in Anglo-Norman French between 1357 and 1371. There have been numerous editions since, including a scholarly two volume edition by the Hakluyt Society in 1953.; 8vo

Title: The Marvellous Adventures of Sir John Maundevile Kt. Being his Voyage and Travel which treateth of the Way to Jerusalem and of the Marvels of Ind with other Islands and Countries Edited and profusely illustrated by Arthur Layard

Author Name: Layard, Arthur (ed.)

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Westminster, Archibald Constable & Co.: 1895

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 6074

Keywords: Tibet