Sandys travailes :
containing a history of the originall and present state of the Turkish empire: their lawes, governement, policy, military force, courts of justice, and commerce: the Mahometan religion and ceremonies. A description of Constantinople, the Grand Signiors Seraglio, and his manner of living: also, of Greece, with the religion and customes of the Græcians. Of Ægypt; the antiquity, hieroglyphicks, rites, customes, discipline, and religion of the Ægyptians: a voyage on the river Nilus: of Armenia, Grand Cairo, Rhodes, the Pyramides, Colossus; the former flourishing and present state of Alexandria. A description of the holy-land; of the Jews and severall sects of Christians living there; of Jerusalem, sepulchre of Christ, temple of Solomon; and what else either of antiquity, or worth observation. Lastly, Italy described, and the islands adjoyning; as Cyprus, Crete, Malta, Sicilia, the Æolian islands; of Rome, Venice, Naples, Syracusa, Mesena, Ætna, Scylla and Charybdis; and other places of note. Illustrated with fifty graven maps and figures.
|Main Creator:||Sandys, George, 1578-1644.|
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London : printed by Richard Cotes, and are to be sold by John Svveeting at the Angell in Popes-head-Alley, 1652.
|Edition:||The fift edition.|
With additional engraved title page (A1v) "A relation of a iourney begun an. Dom. 1610. Foure bookes."
First published in 1615 as: A relation of a iourney begun an: Dom: 1616.
Physical description: , 240 p.,  leaves of plates : ill., maps ; fol.
Citations/References: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), S677
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