MONKS OF KUBLAI KHAN - Budge, 1st Ed 1928 - ANCIENT HISTORY PERSIA MIDDLE EAST
THE MONKS OF KUBLAI KHAN, EMPEROR OF CHINA Or The History of the Life and Travels of Rabban Sawma, Envoy and Plenipotentiary of the Mongol Khans to the Kings of Europe, and Markos Who As Mar Yahbh-Allaha III Became Patriarch of the Nestorian Church in Asia
Book Details + Condition: Translated from the Syriac. First Edition from 1928 by Sir E.A. Wallis Budge. Pagination: 335, and illustrated with 16 plates and 6 text illustrations. Publisher's original royal blue cloth boards. A thorough document containing information on the Il-Khans of Persia and their dealings with the Mongol Christians, which can not be found elsewhere. In very good condition: tight binding; light shelfwear; old discoloration/stains to cloth; rubbing to board and spine edges; small tear to upper spine cloth; spotting to fore-edge; interior is clean and unmarked save some age-toning and light periodic foxing.