The Prester Quest

By: Jubber, Nicholas

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In 1177, Pope Alexander III wrote a letter to the elusive King of the Indies, otherwise known as Prester John. The person who was selected and set out to deliver this letter into the hand of Prester John was never heard of again. 824 years later, armed with a copy of Pope Alexander's letter, Nick Jubber set out from Venice with the intention of somewhat belatedly completing Master Philip's mission. Over the next four months he would travel by bus, train, tractor, and horse-drawn cart around the Eastern Mediterranean, through the Middle East and North Africa before homing in on Ethiopia and the closely-guarded tomb of a medieval king who legend links with the mythical, mystical figure of Prester John.

Title: The Prester Quest

Author Name: Jubber, Nicholas

Categories: Geography and Travel,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Transworld Publishers: 2006-01-01

ISBN Number: 0385607024

ISBN Number 13: 9780385607025

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 19 to 25 cm tall, Octavo, (8vo)

Seller ID: 077589

Description: 516 pages. Robust packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide