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Benjamin of Tudela (1130-1173),Itinerarium Benjaminis, latine redditum, opera Const. L'Empereur

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$625$500
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 4246TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 13, 2022 12:00PM

Description:

Benjamin of Tudela (1130-1173),Itinerarium Benjaminis, latine redditum, opera Const. L'Empereur Lugd. Batavorum [Leiden]: Ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1633. 16 mo., vellum binding, gilt-stamped spine with gilt title on green label, text block separated from binding, endpapers chipped and brittle, Elzevir woodcut tree device on title page, 1 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. This is a Latin translation of The Travels of Benjamin (in Hebrew, Masa'ot Binyamin), mediaeval Jewish traveler Benjamin of Tudela's account of his journey through Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Constantinople, Syria, Lebanon, the Land of Israel, Egypt, Arabia, Iraq, and Persia.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Arabia, Constantinople, Egypt, France, Greece, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Spain, Syria