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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: historical,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8061458M
ISBN 100766178536
ISBN 109780766178533

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Mandeville, John, Sir: Voyages and travels of Sir John Maundeville, (New York, Appleton, ), also by Jacques Wardlaw Redway, ed. by Arthur Layard (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Mandeville, John, Sir: The voyages and travels of Sir John Maundeville. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville by Sir John Mandeville - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Full text of "Voyages and travels of Sir John Mandeville" See other formats. The travels of Sir John Mandeville, with three narratives in illustration of it: The voyage of Johannes de Plano Carpini, The journal of Friar William de Rubruquis, The journal of Friar Odoric by John Mandeville () editions published between and in 11 languages and held by 5, WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

The voiage and travayle of Sir John Maundeville kt.: which treateth of the way toward Hierusalem and of marvayles of Inde with other islands and countreyes by Mandeville, John, Sir. n ; Ashton, John, n ; Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), n Title page printed in black and red and similar label on spine. The Marvellous Adventures of Sir John Maundeville Kt Being his voyage and travel which treateth the way to Jerusalem and of the marvels of Ind with other islands and countries. Edited and profusely illustrated by Arthur Layard with a preface by John Cameron Grant. pages. This tale was suggested by the reading of "The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Maundeville", in which the fantastic realm of Abchaz and the darkness-covered province of Hanyson are actually described! I recommend this colourful fourteenth-century book to lovers of fantasy. Sir John even tells, in one chapter, how diamonds propagate themselves! The Travels of Sir John Mandeville (Penguin Classics) / Mandeville, John / ISBN ( copies separate) The Travels of Sir John Mandeville (Penguin Classics) / Mandeville, John / ISBN ( copies separate) The Travels of Sir John Mandeville: The Fantastic 14th-Century Account of a Journey to the East (Dover Books on Travel, Adventure) / Mandeville, John / ISBN /5(7).