The Crescent And The Cross; Or, Romance And Realities Of Eastern Travel..

WARBURTON, ELIOT..

Bound in original brown cloth, gilt, with blind stamped decoration. Recased with new endpapers. Extremities worn, some foxing largely confined to fly leaves, repaired tear on contents page and one instance of removed sellotape from margins; otherwise a very good copy. Signature on second free endpaper.

£60.00

Publisher

George P. Putnam, 155 Broadway.,

Place

New York

Date

1850

Synopsis

New edition, complete in one volume.

Item Description

8vo. 5 x 7.5 inches. [2] + xiv + 268 + 2-242 pp. Separate pagination for Parts I and II.

Notes

A best selling account of near eastern travel. Part I is largely concerned with Egypt and Part II with Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria, ending with Turkey and Greece. It includes six appendices, including Hints to Travellers in the East. Eliot Warburton (1810-52) was an Irish traveller and novelist, lost on his way to explore the isthmus of Darien, when his ship, the RMS Amazon, caught fire and sank in the Bay of Biscay. First published in two volumes in 1844, The Crescent and The Cross appeared in eighteen editions.

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