MandevilleLe Livre des merveilles
'The book of John Mandeville''Mandeville's travels', 'The travels of Sir John Mandeville'
Date: Unknown; after 1351 and before 1371 (the work dates itself to 1356 or 1357)
Original Language: Old French
A widely-circulated and much-translated guide to the East, The book of John Mandeville is a lengthy prose compilation that falsely passes itself off as a work of memory based on the personal exp…