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TUDOR TRAVEL GUIDE TO EUROPE:  An itinerary written by Fynes Moryson Gent. First in the Latine tongue, and then translated by him into English: containing his ten yeeres travell through the twelve dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Italy, Turky, France, England, Scotland, and Ireland. Divided into III parts. The I. part. Containeth a journall through all the said twelve dominions: shewing particularly the number of miles, the soyle of the country, the situation of cities, the descriptions of them... The II. part. Containeth the rebellion of Hugh, Earle Earle of Tyrone, and the appeasing thereof... The III. part. Containeth a discourse upon severall heads, through all the said severall dominions by  Fynes (1566-1630) Moryson - 1st Edition - 1617 - from Lyppard Books (SKU: 000239)

TUDOR TRAVEL GUIDE TO EUROPE: An itinerary written by Fynes Moryson Gent. First in the Latine tongue, and then translated by him into English: containing his ten yeeres travell through the twelve dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Italy, Turky, France, England, Scotland, and Ireland. Divided into III parts. The I. part. Containeth a journall through all the said twelve dominions: shewing particularly the number of miles, the soyle of the country, the situation of cities, the descriptions of them... The II. part. Containeth the rebellion of Hugh, Earle Earle of Tyrone, and the appeasing thereof... The III. part. Containeth a discourse upon severall heads, through all the said severall dominions

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TUDOR TRAVEL GUIDE TO EUROPE: An itinerary written by Fynes Moryson Gent. First in the Latine tongue, and then translated by him into English: containing his ten yeeres travell through the twelve dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Italy, Turky, France, England, Scotland, and Ireland. Divided into III parts. The I. part. Containeth a journall through all the said twelve dominions: shewing particularly the number of miles, the soyle of the country, the situation of cities, the descriptions of them... The II. part. Containeth the rebellion of Hugh, Earle Earle of Tyrone, and the appeasing thereof... The III. part. Containeth a discourse upon severall heads, through all the said severall dominions

by Moryson, Fynes (1566-1630)

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London: London: Printed by John Beale, dwelling in Aldersgate street, 1617. 1st Edition . Full leather. Very Good. First edition; folio; [16], 84, 83-106, 109-295, [1], 301, [1], 292, [2] pp. In contemporary full leather showing only the lighest of wear, spine with six raised bands and gilt lettered title label to second compartment, opening short title laid down on matching antique paper (bound reverse-side up, with blank side facing main title), small hole to p.87 of pt.1 affecting a few letters, contemporary ink ownership inscription to final blank, otherwise a clean copy complete with eight half-page woodcut maps and plans of Venice, Naples, Rome, Genoa, Paris, Jerusalem, Constantinople and of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and a full-page printed comparative table of English & Scottish weights & monies. Attractive example of this fascinating work, part Tudor travelogue, part military history, and part tourist guide. ESTC S115249.

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TUDOR TRAVEL GUIDE TO EUROPE: An itinerary written by Fynes Moryson Gent. First in the Latine tongue, and then translated by him into English: containing his ten yeeres travell through the twelve dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Italy, Turky, France, England, Scotland, and Ireland. Divided into III parts. The I. part. Containeth a journall through all the said twelve dominions: shewing particularly the number of miles, the soyle of the country, the situation of cities, the descriptions of them... The II. part. Containeth the rebellion of Hugh, Earle Earle of Tyrone, and the appeasing thereof... The III. part. Containeth a discourse upon severall heads, through all the said severall dominions
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Moryson, Fynes (1566-1630)
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London: Printed by John Beale, dwelling in Aldersgate street
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Date published
1617
Keywords
shakespeare europe travel continent ireland history tyrone germany italy netherlands switzerland topography customs economy travel tourism jacobean tudor
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