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Narrative of a voyage to Madeira, Teneriffe, and along the shores of the Mediterranean,

including a visit to Algiers, Egypt, Palestine, Tyre, Rhodes, Telmessus, Cyprus, and Greece. With observations on the present state and prospects of Egypt and Palestine, and on the climate, natural history, antiquities, etc. of the countries.

Stock Code 110969

Dublin, William Curry, 1840

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Sir William Robert Wills Wilde, surgeon and Irish antiquary, was the father of Oscar Wilde. Wilde travelled for nine months as medical attendant to Robert Meiklam, the owner of the yacht Crusader, who made the sketches for the plates. The final chapter is on Greece.

First Edition. 2 vols, 8vo, xvi, 464; viii, 495 pp., 4 pages ads at beginning, 4 tinted lithographs including 2 frontispieces, 2 hand-coloured maps, numerous wood-engravings in text, light spotting to plates, original purple blindstamped cloth gilt, faded to brown, repairs to joints and extremities, rubbed, a good copy.

Abbey, Travel, 199; Blackmer 1795; Hilmy II, 329; Ioannou, p. 557.
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Narrative of a voyage to Madeira, Teneriffe, and along the shores of the Mediterranean,

WILDE, William Robert Wills.

Stock code: 110969

$1,104.00

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