Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela: Travels in the Middle Ages

Malibu, CA: Joseph Simon, [1983]. Hardcover. Quarto. 169pp. Illustrated tan and white glossy dust jacket with black lettering on the front cover and spine. Brown buckram boards with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. Illustrated title-page. Fascinating account of Rabbi Benjamin of Tudela's travels through Europe, Asia, and Africa, taken from his travel diary of the 12th century. His vivid descriptions of western Asia preceded those of Marco Polo by a hundred years. Illustrated title page with publisher's device. Includes introductions from various other previous editions. Illustrated with few b/w maps. Bibliography at rear. Finely printed on textured heavy stock paper. Dust jacket with minor sunning along the top edge, and minor creasing and smudges to the spine. Interior with some underlining in pen on p.15 and 20. Dj in very good, binding in near fine, interior in very good condition overall. vg to near fine. Item #47414
ISBN: 0934710066

Price: $65.00