Third edition. xiii, 424 pp. Folding frontispiece - beautiful hand colour illustration entitled 'Eastern Travel' & 1 other hand colour plate - 'Passage of the Jordan'. An account of the author's Eastern Travels commencing in Belgrade. Contents; Over the Border, Turkish Travelling, Constantinople, The Throad, Smyrna, Greek Mariners, Cyprus, Lady Hester Stanhope, The Monks of Palestine, Galilee, The Dead Sea, Passage of the Jordan, Terra Santa, The Desert, Cairo and the Plague, Cairo to Suez, Suez, Suez to Gaza, Gaza to Nablous, Mariam, The Prophet Damoor, Damascus, Pass of the Lebanon, Surprise of Satalieh. 'Eothen' in Greek signifies "From the early dawn" - "From the East". Occasional spots of foxing but text mainly clean. Front hinge cracked. Previous owner's sticker on fep. Pale yellow eps. Original decorated green cloth boards. Gilt illustration of man on horseback on front board. Gilt lettering on spine. Blindstamp decoration on boards and spine. Splits along edges of spine for most of length. Piece of cloth lifting from spine but all present. Spine faded. Boards patchily faded. Top and bottom of spine and corners rubbed. Overall condition Good+. No dust wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 4918
Publisher: London: John Ollivier, 1845.
Publication Date: 1845
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