Quarto. XXIX, , 231, pp. Unopened copy. Original gilt-, and blind-stamped blue cloth, with gold lettering on spine. Frontispiece. This interesting volume consists mainly of itineraries through Ethiopia collected at Venice between 1519 and 1524 by Alessandro Zorzi from Ethiopian monks who visited Italy. It includes also an anonymous 'iter' from Axum to Cairo written in the reign of David I of Ethiopia (1380-1409). This book is complete with its two plates and 21 in-text figs. Minor shelf wear. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Ethiopian Itineraries circa 1400-1524 ...
Publisher: Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press
Publication Date: 1958
Book Condition: vg
Edition: First edition.
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