CAIRO AND ITS ENVIRONS.
Edition: First edition.
London: Sir Joseph Causton & Sons, 1909. Hardcover first edition - A book which depicts the attractions of Cairo ("one of the most popular of all winter resorts") and its environs in text and with lovely color illustrations. In addition to the sights of Cairo this book includes some more distant places, including Luxor, Aswan, Philae, Thebes, Karnak and more. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and 50 internal color illustrations of watercolors done by the author, each with a printed tissue guard. A large octavo. xxi, 191 pp.
Condition: Near fine in illustrated lavender and gold cloth with gilt highlights and gilt on the top edge (gift inscription dated Christmas 1913, some foxing to the endpapers and discoloration from binder's glue in the gutters, but overall a lovely copy)