Adams, H. C. ; Van Loon, Hendrik (Intro. )
The Wonder Book of Travellers' Tales
Illustrated by Hendrik Van Loon. Hardcover, New York: Liveright Publishing Corp. 1942. Good in Fair dust jacket.
Square, tight binding and hinges. Clean, age-darkened pages. Cloth over boards is edge rubbed with wear at corner tips and top/bottom of spine. DJ has heavy edge wear, chipping at top of spine, overall shelf wear. ; Retelling of legendary and historical travel accounts as well as those of modern travellers: . Sindbad, Ulysses, Herodotus, Cosmas, marco Polo, Cook, Phipps, Drinkwater, De Tott, Baron Munchausen, and others. Chapters on strange quests, lands, customs, men-monsters, beasts, birds, fishes, reptiles, insects and plants. Black & Gold Edition; 8.75" tall; 334 pages.