A Journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem, at Easter, A.D. 1697 / a Journal from Grand Cairo to Mount Sinai / a Faithful Account of the Religion and Manners of the Mahometans  
  To which is added, an account of the author`s journey to the banks of the Euphartes at Beer, and to the country of Mesopotamia. The tenth edition. / A Journal from Grand Cairo to Mount Sinai and back again, in company with some missionaries de Propaganda Fide at Grand Cairo; translated from a manuscript written by the Prefetto of Egypt / a Faithful Account of the Religion and Manners of the Mahometans, in which is a particular...  

Author Maundrell, Henry / Clayton, Robert / Pitts, Joseph
Place of Publication London
Publication Name Richard Edwards
Year 1810
Language(s) English
RARE single volume containing THREE important texts on the Middle East, written in English during the 17th and 18th centuries. The first two are travel journals of pilgrims: the first is Henry Maundrell`s journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem through the Galilee, and the second is an account of Italian missionaries` visit to mount Sinai. The third title is a detailed account of Islam, with a special emphasis on the rites of pilgrimage, written by the journalist Joseph Pitts. With 4 b&w plates and 2 fold-out plates. 210x125mm. VIII+520 pages. Patterned brown leather Hardcover. Embossed lettering and gilt decoration on spine. Text block edges marbled. Cover and spine worn. Cover heavily rubbed and scratched. Front cover detached. Cover corners/edges and spine edges bumped and peeling. Spine and spine edges peeling. Sticker on spine bottom edge. Ex-libris sticker and binder`s sticker on endpaper. Ink inscription on whitepage. Rear whitepage bottom torn and partly missing (NO damage to text - blank whitepage). Pates and some pages somewhat age-stained. Pages yellowing and wavy. [SUMMARY]: Despite the damage to cover, this rare collection of early modern European texts on the Middle East is internally in good condition.
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  • This book's cover is very worn, loose or missing. If you'd like, we can send this book to be rebound for an extra charge.
Price $240.00
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Catalog Index Number MB 06 21

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