Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: The voyages and travailes of Sir Iohn Mandevile, Knight. Wherein is set down the way to the Holy Land, and to Hierusalem: as also to the lands of the great Caane, and of Prester Iohn, Inde, and divers other countries: together with many and strange marvai

Digital Image File Name: 
65995
Source Call Number: 
STC 17254
Source Creator: 
Mandeville, John, Sir.
Source Title: 
The voyages and travailes of Sir Iohn Mandevile, Knight. Wherein is set down the way to the Holy Land, and to Hierusalem: as also to the lands of the great Caane, and of Prester Iohn, Inde, and divers other countries: together with many and strange marvai
Source Created or Published: 
[1639?]
Physical Description: 
F1r
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Mandeville, John, Sir.
Uniform Title (Hamnet): 
Itinerarium. English
Title (Hamnet): 
The voyages and travailes of Sir Iohn Mandevile, Knight. Wherein is set down the way to the Holy Land, and to Hierusalem: as also to the lands of the great Caane, and of Prester Iohn, Inde, and divers other countries: together with many and strange marvailes therein.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
Printed by Richard Bishop,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
[1639?]
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[160] p. : ill., map (woodcuts) ; 4⁰.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Harmsworth, R. Leicester Sir, (Robert Leicester), 1870-1937, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Jean, d'Outremeuse, 1338-ca. 1399, attributed name.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Attributed to John Mandeville, but in fact an English version of a text known as "Itinerarium". The original was probably written in Anglo-Norman French and has been attributed to Jean d'Outremeuse.
Notes (Hamnet): 
[A]1r bears a woodcut map of Venice.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Publication date conjectured by STC.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-V⁴.
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) S111977
Citations (Hamnet): 
STC (2nd ed.), 17254
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
HH140/5. Some leaves stained or with print show-through, affecting text. Contemporary limp vellum binding with MS. spine title: "Iohn Man-devi-le"; stored in a case made by Riviere & Son. Provenance: inscription on A1r: "Mary Cromwell"; inscription on front paste-down: "C. [Charles Walter] Cottrell Dormer"; Sothebys sale, October 27, 1924, lot 441; collated at Quaritch by E. Talbot, October 29, 1924; Harmsworth copy
Call Number (Hamnet): 
STC 17254