Lot 1057: John Frampton THE MOST NOBLE AND FAMOUS TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO TOGETHER WITH THE TRAVELS OF NICOLO DE CONTI 1929 Limited Edition Antique Travel & Exploration Fold-Out Map Color Frontispiece
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Most Noble and Famous Travels of Marco Polo together with the Travels of Nicolo de' Conti
Author: John Frampton
Editor: N. M. Penzer
Publisher: The Argonaut Press
Printing Information: Limited Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: lxi/381 pages
Width: 8" Height: 10.5"
Book Details: The sixth publication of the Argonaut Press.
Condition / Notes: This is the scarce limited edition of this work, numbered 119 out of 1050 at the end of the text. The volume is bound in yellow cloth covers with a leather backstrip. There is stamped gilt lettering on the spine and a red-and-gilt shield device on the front cover. The exterior shows light age/wear. The binding is solid. A fold-out map is laid in. The pages are clean with mild age toning. The tissue-guarded color frontispiece depicts "the departure from Venice." The work includes several plates and maps.
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