Codice del libro: EK/0555
Autore: Varthema, Ludovico (di)
Titolo: THE TRAVELS OF LUDOVICO DI VARTHEMA IN EGYPT, SYRIA, ARABIA DESERTA AND ARABIA FELIX, IN PERSIA, INDIA, AND ETHIOPIA, A.D. 1503 TO 1508.Translated from the original italian edition of 1510, with a preface by John Winter Jones and edited by George Percy Badger.
Edizione: London, Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1863.
Descrizione: In 8° (22 cm) CXXI(7)-321 pp. Precious contemporary binding: full morocco richly gilt, vignette to both covers (a sailing ship with the name Victoria on the hull), beveled edges with dentelles, raised bands to spine, pastedowns fully decorated in gold guarded by fly-leafs trimmed in gold, all edges gilt. With 2 maps, one coloured & folding (47x29,5 cm) mounted on cloth. A very beautiful copy, scarce in this conditions.