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ANTIQUARIAN BOOK

The Voiage and Travaile.

MAUNDEVILE (Sir John).

MAUNDEVILE (Sir John).

The Voiage and Travaile of Sir John Maundeville, Kt. Which Treateth of the Way to Hierusalem; and of Marvayles of Inde, with other Islands and Countryes. Reprinted from the Edition of A.D. 1725. With an Introduction, Additional Notes, and Glossary, by J. O. Halliwell, Esq, F.S.A., F.R.A.S.

Woodcut frontispiece, title-page vignette and woodcuts throughout the text.

8vo. [217 x 132 x 23 mm]. xvii, [ii], vi-xii, 326 pp. Contemporary binding by J. Kelly of London (with his printed slip on the front flyleaf) of half calf, marbled paper sides, the spine divided into five panels, with wide gilt tooled bands, lettered in the second panel on a dark red label, the others tooled in blind to a lattice pattern, drab endleaves, red sprinkled edges. (Short crack at the head of the upper joint, slightly rubbed).
London: [by Levey, Robson, and Franklyn for] Edward Lumley, 1839.

A very good, clean copy in an attractive binding. It is signed on a small printed slip "Bound by J. Kelly, 15, Gower Place". John Kelly is listed at this address, near Euston Square, from 1830 until 1846.

Stock no. ebc3117

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Price: £175

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