Titre : Mirabilia Descriptia - The Wonders of the ...
Éditeur : London: The Hakluyt Society, 1863.
Date d'édition : 1863
Reliure : Hardcover
Marvels Described By Friar Jordanus Of the Order of Preachers, Native of Severac, and Bishop of Columbum in India the Greater, (circa 1330). Translated From the Latin Original, As Published at Paris in 1839, in the Recueil de Voyages et de Mémoires, of the Society of Geography, With the Addition of a Commentary by Colonel Henry Yule - Late of the Royal Engineers (Bengal). Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society series. The Hakluyt Society was established in 1846 for the purpose of printing rare or unpublished voyages, travels and naval expeditions by those who first explored these unknown and distant regions. The majority of these illustrate the history of the great age of discovery which forms the foundation of modern history. Publications were distributed only to members of the Society. 4 pp Report of the Hakluyt Society for 1863, 8 pp ads The Hakluyt Society, xvii, 68 pp. Contents: Preface, The Mediterranean, Concerning Armenia, Concerning the Realm of Persia, Concerning India the Less, Concerning India the Greater, Concerning India Tertia (S.E. Africa), Concerning the Greater Arabia, Concerning the Great Tartar, Concerning Caldea, Concerning the Land of Artan, Concerning the Land of Mogan, Concerning the Caspian Hills, Concerning Georgiana, Concerning the Island of Chios & Concerning Turkey. A few spots of foxing intermittently in text. Binding tight. Many pages unopened. Yellow eps. Bound in blue cloth boards of the Hakluyt Society with gilt lettering on spines. Gilt vignette of the sailing ship 'Victoria' on front covers. Blindstamp decoration on boards. Boards bright. Overall condition VG. N° de réf. du libraire 6368
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