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Giovanni, da Pian del Carpine, Archbishop of Antivari, -1252

Opera diletteuole da intendere, nella qual si contiene doi itinerarij in Tartaria : per alcuni frati dell'Ordine Minore, è di S. Dominico, mandati da Papa Innocentio IIII, nella detta prouincia de Scithia per ambasciatori, non più uulgarizata.

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Opera dilettevole da intendere nella qual si contiene doi itinerarij in Tartaria

Stampata in Vinegia : Per Giouan'Antonio de Nicolini da Sabio, Ne l'anno del Signore, MDXXXVII Adi 17 Ottobrio [1537].
Physical Description:
[112] pages ; 16 cm (8vo)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS327.7 .O64 1537
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Title page is illustrated with woodcut portrait of a Tartar warrior.
Imprint from colophon.
Signatures: A-O⁴.
Last page blank.
Includes accounts of the 13th century Franciscan and Dominican expeditions to Tartary, the former by Giovanni di Piano Carpini, the latter by Simon de St. Quentin.--See Streit.
Streit, R. Bibliotheca missionum, IV, 416.
Brunet, J.-C. Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres (5e éd.), II, 894.
EDIT 16, CNCE 32039
BAC DS327.7.O64 1537: Bound in black morocco. With manuscript annotations on title page.
Subject Terms:
Asia, Central -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Lada-Mocarski, Laura K. (Laura Klots), 1902-1997 -- Bookplate.
Lada-Mocarski, Valerian, 1898-1971 -- Bookplate.
Tatars -- Early works to 1800.
Travel writing.
Simon de Saint-Quentin, active 1245-1248, author.
Nicolini da Sabbio, Giovanni Antonio, printer, publisher.

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