THE CHRISTIAN TOPOGRAPHY OF COSMAS, AN EGYPTIAN MONK

New York: Burt Franklin, Publisher, circa 1965. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of the 1897 first edition, which was issued by The Hakluyt Society. The first English translation of Cosmas Indicopleustes' description of his travels to India, Sri Lanka, and Ethiopia, written c.550 C.E. 37 illustrations on 4 folding plates. Octavo. Original gray cloth binding, with gilt titles. Issued without a dust jacket. Light bump to the top corner of the contents, with some very mild fading along the spine; else very good. Very good. Item #67617

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