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24 Jan 2019 16:30 GMT

Maundrell (Henry)

A JOURNEY FROM ALEPPO TO JERUSALEM AT EASTER A.D. 1697

Also A Journal from Grand Cairo to Mount Sinai and back again.

Published: Printed for J.White, London, 1810

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Translated from a manuscript written by the Prefetto of Egypt by the Right Rev. Robert Clayton.

Eighth edition: vii, folding frontispiece – prospect of Aleppo, 14 engraved plates – some folded, foxing, marbled end papers, rebound in half green leather with matching boards, titled with decorative gilt on the spine, a good copy.

Henry Maundrell (1665–1701), oriental traveller, son of Robert Maundrell of Compton Bassett, near Calne, Wiltshire, was baptised there 23 Dec. 1665. His narrative of the expedition, entitled ‘A Journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem at Easter A.D. 1697,’ was printed at Oxford in 1703, with dedications to Sprat, bishop of Rochester, whom he had probably met at Bromley, and to Hedges.

Numerous impressions came out in later years, and it was issued in 1810 in a volume with Bishop Robert Clayton's ‘Journal from Grand Cairo to Mount Sinai. https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Maundrell,_Henry_(DNB00)

  • Overall Condition: A Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo ( 210 x140mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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