The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation.

SKELTON, R. A. et al., eds.

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Place Published: New Haven
Publisher: Yale University Press
Date Published: 1965

Description: Illustrated with 19 facsimile plates and maps, some folding, and 10 in-text figures. 291pp. 4to, red boards, d.w. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965. A very good copy.

Comments: First publication of these two documents from their 15th century manuscripts. The Vinland map represents the first known cartographic depiction of any part of America. The Tartar Relation is the account of Friar John Carpini's 13th century mission to the Mongols.

Jacket: Y
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 45938

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