Very good(+) in very good(-) jacket. Illustrated, plus folding map. x + 317pp., 8vo, red cloth, d.w.; pencil notes front free endpaper, dust wrapper spine faded, edgeworn. London: Oxford University Press, 1962. A very good (+) copy in a very good (-) dust wrapper. Illustrated, plus folding map. x + 317pp., 8vo, red cloth, d.w.; pencil notes front free endpaper, dust wrapper spine faded, edgeworn. London: Oxford University Press, 1962. A very good (+) copy in a very good (-) dust wrapper.
Good. No dust jacket. 1962. 317 pages. No dust jacket. Pink cloth boards with gilt lettering and contains pictorial plates. Pages are slightly yellowed with moderate foxing to text block edge and the endpapers which also have inscription. Binding is firm with light soiling to boards and moderate tanning to spine. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1512570984ANM (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
Octavo, red cloth. pp x, (318) + plates + folding map at rear. Small ink name at front, small rubber-stamped star at rear, else fine. Trimmed front panel and flap (only) of dust jacket laid in. Thomas Coryate (1577? -1617), witty and eccentric, "was one of the most tireless, inqusitive, and courageos of English travellers. " Includes an account of his travels in the East, which he did not live to describe fully (he died in India age 40). He was "the first English traveller to take a scholarly interest in the classical sites of the Trojan Plain; the first Englishman to visit India purely out of curiosity; and the first (and the last) European to walk from the eastern shores of the Mediterranean, through Persia and Afghanistan, into the heart of the Mogul Empire.
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