The Land of the Great Image. Being Experiences of Friar Manrique …

COLLIS, Maurice. The Land of the Great Image. Being Experiences of Friar Manrique in Arakan.

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COLLIS, Maurice. The Land of the Great Image. Being Experiences of Friar Manrique in Arakan. London, Faber, [1943].

8vo. Original cloth in an outstanding dust-jacket designed by Barnett Friedmann (not price-clipped); pp. 259, folding map at rear; a very attractive copy with contemporary ownership inscription to front fly-leaf.
First edition, second impression of Maurice Collis' retelling of the story of the Portuguese Friar Manrique, who resided in Goa (good description of the city and her history) and went on a diplomatic mission to visit the independent kingdom of Arakan, now Burma, in the seventeenth century.

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