Coryat's Crudities. Hastily gobled up in five Moneths travells in France, Savoy, Italy, Rhetia commonly called the Grisons country, Helvetia alias Switzerland, some parts of high Germany and the Netherlands; Newly digested in the hungry aire of Odcombe in the County of Somer

CORYAT, Thomas.

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Place Published: Glasgow
Publisher: James MacLehose and Sons
Date Published: 1905

Description: 2 volumes. Illustrated with 10 b/w facsimile plates, some folding, with tissue guards. Thick 8vo, gilt decorated velum-backed red cloth, uncut edges, t.e.g. Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons, 1905. Near fine.

Comments: Limited edition. Number 86 of 100 copies printed on hand-made paper.

Edition: Limited
Binding: hardcover
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 144435

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