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Title:
A Relation of a Journey Begun An Dom 1610. Foure Bookes. Containing a Description of the Turkish Empire of Egypt, of the Holy Land, of the Remote Parts of Italy, and Islands adioyning
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 009054

Author: Sandys, Sir George
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Ro Allot
Place: London
Year: 1632
Edition: Third Edition

Book Cond.: Poor Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 4to
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Previous owner’s book-plate laid in on front end paper. Stated third edition. Full leather, engraved title page, fold-out two-page map, 309 pages, 45 engravings in the text. Bookplate of William Wakeling Boreham on front end paper. Lacks the fold-out panorama. Leather is worn, back strip missing except for about a 2 inch piece, boards taped together with tape that is worn and soiled, text block still connected to back cover, but separated from front cover except for a tiny strip of original binding; lacks front free end paper, interior has some staining mostly in blank margins, some pages loose, but all hanging together. One of the most interesting and important travel books of the English Renaissance, this influential 17th century travel account of southern Europe and the Middle East includes illustrations of the Sphinx, the Great Pyramid, the legendary cave at Lake Agnano, plans, views and architecture of Jerusalem and Bethlehem, and the Virgin’s Sepulcher. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Inventory No: 009054.