An Itinerary : Containing His Ten Yeeres Travel through the Twelve Dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Italy, Turky, France, England, Scotland & Ireland.

By: Moryson, Fynes (1566 - 1630)

Price: $975.00

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Book Condition: Fine


Limited to 100 copies on hand-made paper, numbered and initialed by the publisher. --- Fine in a Very Good Dust Jackets. ------- Four volumes, [complete] large, thick 8vo; 468+466+499+521 pages; Illustrated with 12 plates (8 folding), 5 maps or plans, genealogical tables. Bound with vellum spines decorated with gilt titles and designs over red cloth with circular design in gilt on upper covers, Top edge gilt. Unopened and uncut. Each volume in dust jacket. Jackets have slightly darkened spines and a few minor chips. -------- Collectible and rare in this condition with dust jackets. ------- This reprint of the 1617 edition is an exact reprint except the letters i, j, u and v have been altered to conform to modern usages and the adding of an index. ----- Deemed as one of the most excellent works of its kind, one of the greatest contemporary European accounts of its period and "a valuable and much esteemed work." [1] ------- Moryson (1566-1630) traveled Continental Europe and the eastern Mediterranean lands during most of the decade of the 1590s. The work is of much value to historians for the detail Moryson observed traditions, social and economic conditions, and local customs. He was the personal secretary to Lord Mountjoy, commander-in-chief of England's army in Ireland. [2] --------- He earned the reputation of being "a sober-minded and veracious traveller."[3] ---- Ref: [1] Lowndes, 1621; [2] LibraryIreland; STC 18205; [3] Quaritch Cat, fm Harvard [references are for the first edition]

Title: An Itinerary : Containing His Ten Yeeres Travel through the Twelve Dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Italy, Turky, France, England, Scotland & Ireland.

Author Name: Moryson, Fynes (1566 - 1630)

Categories: TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, 18th CENTURY and EARILER WORKS,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: Glasgow, James MacLehose and Sons: 1907

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011912

Keywords: Continental Europe; Eastern Mediterranean,