The Travels Of Bertrandon De La Brocquiere, Counsellor & First Esquire-Carver To Philippe Le Bon, Duke Of Burgundy, To Palestine, And His Return From Jerusalem Overland To France During The Years 1432 & 1433.; Extracted and put into modern French from a Manuscript in the National Library at Paris, Bertrandon De La Brocquiere.

The Travels Of Bertrandon De La Brocquiere, Counsellor & First Esquire-Carver To Philippe Le Bon, Duke Of Burgundy, To Palestine, And His Return From Jerusalem Overland To France During The Years 1432 & 1433.; Extracted and put into modern French from a Manuscript in the National Library at Paris,....

London: Hafod Press, 1807. First English language edition. leather_bound. 336 pages. 24 x 15 cm. Folding map of Tartar. Translated by Thomas Johns, proprietor of the Hafted Press, James Henderson, printer. La Brocquiere offers considerable encouragement in support of a campaign against the Turks, and concludes a force composed of French, English and Germans if in sufficient numbers could liberate Europe from the Ottoman Empire. POTSHOTS, p.702. TOILER pp. 46-47. WEBER II, 108. Half title, bookplate, extremities and backstrip rubbed, spine head 1/2 centimeter loss, interior contents generally clean, marbled endpapers and matching edges. Contemporary paneled calf, professionally rebacked, center panel decorations in gilt and dark brown. Very good. Item #18086

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