EOTHEN. by [Kinglake, Alexander William, 1809 - 1891]

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Edition: New Edition.

London: Harrison. 1864. Hardcover - An account by this British writer, historian and later member of Parliament, in which he describes his travel to the Holy Land through the Balkans. Includes chapters on Turkey, the Smyrna, Cyprus, Greece, the Black Sea, Lady Hester Stanhope, the plague in Cairo, the pyramids, the desert, Suez, Damascus and more, as well as the preface to the first edition. Both the first edition and this "new edition" were published anonymously. Engraved frontispiece, with a tissue guard, 319 pp.

Condition: Overall good condition in the dark original green binding with gilt image on the cover surrounded by embossed lines, gilt title on spine (upper front corner bumped, name and date on title page, the first two leaves are slightly separated at lower edge)

Book ID: 83872
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