Publisher: Oxford: Printed at the Theater, 1707.
Edition: Second edition, corrected and enlarged from the first of 1703.
Condition: Edges rubbed; hinges starting, but sound; very attractive copy.
Book ID: 21316
Description8vo, near-contemporary full panelled calf, black morocco label, gilt rules and lettering. Nine copper-engraved plates (five folding).
Comments¶ Maundrell (1665-1701) was stationed in Aleppo from 1696 to 1701 as chaplain of the Levant Company. His account of Baalbeck and Palmyra are the first such descriptions by an Englishman. Engraved armorial bookplate of “Colonel Cooper” on the front pastedown.