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The Most Noble and Famous Travels of Marco Polo together with the Travels of Nicolo de' Conti

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Edited from the Elizabethan Translation of John Frampton with Introduction, Notes and Appendices by N.M. Penzer, M.A. This Edition is the Sixth publication of the Argonaut Press and is limited to 1050 copies on Japon Vellum, numbered 1 to 1050. The original woodcut appearing on the title-page is by William Monk, R.E. The volume has been printed by Walter Lewis, M.A., at the University Press, Cambridge, in the year 1929. This copy is number 87. 381 pp including ten maps route-marked in red and one fold-out, all in good condition. The front cover has two small areas of closed tears and tiny holes in the yellow fabric and several grubby marks. The covers are bumped at the corners but the gilt lettering is still bright.There is a yellow ribbon page-marker still attached by one thread. The binding is tight. Apart from light foxing on the endpapers the pages and text are clean and unmarked.

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Author(s):
Penzer, N.M. - editor.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8 1/4" x 10 1/2"
Edition:
Limited Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
381
Publisher:
The Argonaut Press
Title:
The Most Noble and Famous Travels of Marco Polo together with the Travels of Nicolo de' Conti

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Edited from the Elizabethan Translation of John Frampton with Introduction, Notes and Appendices by N.M. Penzer, M.A. This Edition is the Sixth publication of the Argonaut Press and is limited to 1050 copies on Japon Vellum, numbered 1 to 1050. The original woodcut appearing on the title-page is by William Monk, R.E. The volume has been printed by Walter Lewis, M.A., at the University Press, Cambridge, in the year 1929. This copy is number 87. 381 pp including ten maps route-marked in red and one fold-out, all in good condition. The front cover has two small areas of closed tears and tiny holes in the yellow fabric and several grubby marks. The covers are bumped at the corners but the gilt lettering is still bright.There is a yellow ribbon page-marker still attached by one thread. The binding is tight. Apart from light foxing on the endpapers the pages and text are clean and unmarked.

Author(s):
Penzer, N.M. - editor.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8 1/4" x 10 1/2"
Edition:
Limited Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
381
Publisher:
The Argonaut Press
Title:
The Most Noble and Famous Travels of Marco Polo together with the Travels of Nicolo de' Conti

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