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The Dawn Of Modern Geography, Vol. III: A History of The Exploration and Geographical Science From The Middle Of The Thirteenth Century To the Early Years Of The Fifteenth Century (c. A,D, 1260-1420)

Beazley, C. Raymond

Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1906
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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xvi, 638 pp. preface, fold-out map of the world as knownabout a.d. 1260- 1360, Chapter I. Introductory: The Later Mediaeval Period (1260-1420 the Subject of This Volume. Chapter II. The Great Asiatic Trvellers, 1260- 1420: Part I. The Polos, 1260-1295. Part II. The Polo's Successors: Mission-Travel: 1. John of Monte Corvino and the Chinese Mission; 2. Ricold of Monte Croce and the Missions in South-Western Asia; 3. Jordanus of Severac and the Indian Mission; 4. Pascal of Vittoria and the East European and Central Asian Missions; 5. Odoric; 6. Marignolli. Part III. The Polo's Successors: The Later Exploration of Commerce, Diplomacy and Adventure: 1. Marino Sanuto the Elder; 2. 'Mandeville'; 3. Pegolotti; 4. Clavijo; 5. Schiltberger. Chapter III. The Pilgrim Travellers, 1260-1420. Chapter IV. Maritime Exploration, 1270-1420; Chapter V. Commercial Travel: Minor Incidents in the Exploration of the World by Western Europeans, 1260- 1420. Chapter VI. Geographical Theory. VII. Later Moslem and Other Non- Christian Geography. Appendix: I. On the Leading Manuscripts of the Principal Texts in Vols. II and III.; II. On the Leading Editions of the Principal Texts in Vols. II and III; III. On Certain Matters Noticed in the Footnotes to Vol. III.; index with reproduction of the original principal maps of the time. First Edition, 1906. Owner's ex libris plate on front pastedown. Light rubbing and edge wear with age-toned text block edges and light patial age-toning to endpapers. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Deep redish-brown cloth with blind-stamped boards to panels, and gilt lettering to spine. Size: Small 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 003991

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Title: The Dawn Of Modern Geography, Vol. III: A ...

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, Oxford

Publication Date: 1906

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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