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Statementedited with an introduction by Gilbert Phelps.
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An exciting and unusual book first published inRare Adventures and Painful Peregrinations has been a much-ignored masterpiece of global literature, though it is one of the world's great travel tales.4/5.

AUTHOR BIO: One of the earliest world explorers and great men of literature, William Lithgow () completed his major work, The Total Discourse of the Rare Adventures and Painful Peregrinations of Long Nineteen Years Travayles in Author: William Lithgow.

Scottish writer-traveller-explorer William Lithgow () travelled extensively throughout the Levant in three substantial journeys between and He completed his major work, The Total Discourse of the Rare Adventures and Painful Peregrinations of Long Nineteen Years Travails from Scotland, to the Most Famous Kingdoms in Europe, Asia and Africa in   An exciting and unusual book first published inRare Adventures and Painful Peregrinations has been a much-ignored masterpiece of global literature, though it is one of the world's great travel tales.

Beginning his travels in the Orkney and Shetland Islands of Scotland, Lithgow Author: William Lithgow. William Lithgow (), traveller, writer and alleged spy, born at Lanark, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, claimed at the end of his various peregrinations to have tram miles on foot.

Prior to he had visited Shetland, Switzerland, and Bohemia. In that year he set out for Palestine and Egypt.5/5(1).

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London, Folio Society Edited, with an Introduction by Gilbert Phelps. Green cloth with gilt decoration, gilt titles to spine and contained in slightly split slipcase. Coloured 17th century maps of Europe to end papers.

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A very good copy. pp With photographs throughout. Bill Lithgow, Actor: Star Trek: The Next Generation. Bill Lithgow was born on August 7, in Los Angeles, California, USA.

He is known for his work on Star Trek: The Next Generation (), Killer Yacht Party () and Haunting of Cellblock 11 ().Born: ó The Rare Adventures and Painful Peregrinations of William Lithgow (); Robert Tomson, The Voyage of Robert Tomson, Marchant, into Nova Hispania in the yeere (Hakluyt, ) and more recently: C.

Conway, ed., An Englishman and the Mexican Inquisition (Mexico City:. Of these William Lithgow left the most extensive record of his travels in his Rare Adventures and Painful Peregrinations published in From the 7 th until the 19 th century, Scots had many and varied contacts with Muslims and Islamic culture, but it was a one-way traffic; there were no obvious Muslim visitors to Scotland.

Medieval Christian crusaders who reached Jerusalem were given matching cross tattoos on their arms as a reminder of their expedition. Scottish traveler and author William Lithgow (along with several companions) received one of these tattoos inwhich was chronicled in his book Rare Adventures and Painful Peregrinations.

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Other publications by William. Scottish writer-traveller-explorer William Lithgow () travelled extensively throughout the Levant in three substantial journeys between and He completed his major work, The Total Discourse of the Rare Adventures and Painful Peregrinations of Long Nineteen Years Travails from Scotland, to the Most Famous Kingdoms in Europe.

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It was in the third of these travels, while passing through Spain, that he suffered a second outrage to his person, this time at the hands of the Spanish Inquisition, at Malaga, in As one of the premier rare book sites on the Internet, Alibris has thousands of rare books, first editions, and signed books available.

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London, Lukach, Harry Charles. The City of Dancing Dervishes and Other Sketches and Studies from the Near East. London: Macmillan, William Lithgow was a Scottish traveller and alleged spy. He claimed at the end of his various peregrinations to have tram miles on foot.

William Lithgow was born at Lanark, the oldest son of the merchant James Lithgow and Alison Grahame, his wife. A family tradition had it that William was discovered in the company of a certain Miss Lockhart, her four brothers cut off his ears. Lithgow was the author of Rare Adventures and Painful Peregrinations, an account of his Eastern travels published in Lithgow had come to Alexandria, this once 'most renowned city', in and found it 'greatly decayed' and 'mightily impoverished', with an 'infectious air' producing 'bloody fluxes and other heavy sicknesses'.

Hereafter, the work will be referred to as Rare Adventures. The Folio Society's abridged edition of the version of Rare Adventures, Gilbert Phelps (ed.), The Rare Adventures and Painful Peregrinations of William Lithgow (London: The Folio Society, ), will be cited throughout by page number, except where noted otherwise.

The Totall Discourse Of The Rare Adventures & Painefull Peregrinations Of Long Nineteene Yeares Travayles: From Scotland To The Most Famous Kingdomes In Europe, Asia. He brought all his travelling experiences together in his book, “The Total Discourse of the Rare Adventures and Painful Peregrinations of Long Nineteen Years Travayles” This was written inand was actually reprinted and published again in the early twentieth century.

A truly adventurous Scotsman. William Lithgow, also known as “Lugless Willie” was a well educated man who, following a dispute over a romantic involvement, travelled widely and was celebrated by society in London and elsewhere on his return.

His most famous book,”The Totall Discourse of the Rare Adventures and Painful Peregrinations of long Ninteen Years’ Travel. Lithgow, William. Totall Discourse Rare Adventures & Painful Peregrinations and Painfull Peregrinations of Long nineteente Years Travayles from Scotland to the Most kingdoms in Europe, Asia and Author: I-Chun Wang.

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