Title: The Travels of Ludovico Di Varthema in Egypt...
Publisher: London: The Hakluyt Society, 1863.
Publication Date: 1863
Translated From the Original Italian Edition of 1510, With a Preface by John Winter Jones. And Edited, With Notes and An Introduction by George Percy Badger. With a Map. 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 The Hakluyt Society was established in 1846 for the purpose of printing rare or unpublished voyages, travels and naval expeditions by those who first explored these unknown and distant regions.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. Table of Contents, cxxi, 320 pp. Frontispiece - folding Map of Varthema's Route & 1 other map in text. Some spots of foxing on prelims and on last few pages. Text clean. Many pages of text 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 board. Blindstamp decoration on boards. Binding tight. Boards bright. Light patch of browning on rear board. Overall condition VG to VG+. Bookseller Inventory # 6404
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