On a Raft and Through the Desert, The Narrative of an Artist's Journey through Northern Syria and Kurdistan, by the Tigris to Mosul and Baghdad, and of a return Journey across the desert by the Euphrates and Palmyra to Damascus, over the Anti-Lebanon to Baalbek and Beyrout, 2 Volumes

By: Ellis, Tristram J

Price: £375.00

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Vol I, ii + [2] + 122pp. incl. 4 small + frontispiece and 15 full page engravings, all with tissue guard; Vol II, [2] + 128pp. incl. 4 small + frontispiece and 13 full page engravings, all except frontispiece with tissue guard. Binding in imitation vellum with impressed book details in gilt on front cover and spine. 4to - 9¾" - 12" tall Covers grubby, bumped; Vol II has perforations to the spine; small portions of the 'mock vellum' missing. Internally very clean, no foxing on pages or plates. All plates present as called for - penultimate plate loose. A travel narrative by an adventurous and accomplished artist. Apparently this was one of the works consulted by T E Lawrence when he was in Arabia in the early 20th century.

Title: On a Raft and Through the Desert, The Narrative of an Artist's Journey through Northern Syria and Kurdistan, by the Tigris to Mosul and Baghdad, and of a return Journey across the desert by the Euphrates and Palmyra to Damascus, over the Anti-Lebanon to Baalbek and Beyrout, 2 Volumes

Author Name: Ellis, Tristram J

Categories: Historical,

Publisher: London, Hamilton, Adams & Co.: 1881

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 41316