Title: Middle East: A Record of Travel in the Countries of Egypt, Palestine, Iraq, Turkey and Greece
Author: H.V. Morton
Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd.
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Good
Description: This volume is composed of passages extracted from Morton's 'Biblical Trilogy' – 3 books about his travels to the Middle East – plus new material about his travels in the Levant. The book is written in a very engaging and evocative style, and opens a fascinating window into life in the Middle East in a bygone era.
Contains several plates with high-quality b&w photographs, plus a b&w hand-drawn map. Pastedowns and endpapers contain hand-drawn maps of the Levant, Middle East, and Balkans.
The jacket is unclipped (10s. 6d. net) and has been repaired with losses restored. The flaps are in very good condition. The pages, too, are in very good condition and are virtually devoid of foxing. An error at the printing house has resulted in two pages (196 and 197) not having been cut. Binding is tight.
Measures 19.5 cm × 12 cm (7.8″ × 4.8″). Small 8vo. 326 pp.