Buckingham travelled overland from Egypt to India in 1816-17 via Palestine, Syria, and Mesopotamia. This work describes the portion of his journey from Nazareth to Aleppo and Damascus, and also contains an appendix refuting charges of plagiarism which were levelled against his earlier work on Palestine.
First edition. 4to., xvi, 670 pp., folding map, 28 vignettes, contemporary polished calf gilt by Robert Seton, Edinburgh (“bookbinder to the King”), his ticket to front paste-down, covers ruled in gilt, gilt panelled spine in six compartments, gilt lighthouse to the first, red morocco label to second, raised bands, marbled edges, a fine example.
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