Early Travels in Palestine.

Wright, Thomas (Ed.)

Book ID: 17192


8vo. xxxi, 517 pp., frontispiece plan of Jerusalem, half-title, contemporary embossed cloth, title gilt on spine, index, light foxing to tile page and frontispiece, otherwise copy in very good condition, Bonh’s Antiquarian Library Series, Henry G. Bohn, London, first edition, 1848.


The travellers whom Wright selected their works in this volume are as follows:
I- The Travels of Bishop Arculf, in the Holy Land, towards A. D. 700.
II- The travels of Willibald, A. D. 721-727.
III- The travels of Bernard the Wise, A. D. 867.
IV- The travels of Saewulf, A. D. 1102 and 1103.
V- The Saga of Sigurd the Crusader, A.D. 1107-1111.
VI- Travels of Rabbi Benjamin, of Tuleda, A.D. 1160-1173.
VII- The book of Sir John Mandeville, A.D. 1322-1356.
VIII- The travels of Bertrandon de la Broquiere, A. D. 1432 and 1433.
IX- The journey of Henry Maundrell, from Aleppo to Jerusalem, A.D. 1697.
References: Blackmer 1846; Weber 37 (erroneous edition).

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