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Travels in Palestine, through the countries - BUCKINGHAM, James Silk - 1821. 
London Longman 1821 - First edition. 4to., xxvi (of xxviii, bound without half-title), 553pp., engraved frontispiece portrait, folding map, 7 engraved maps and plans, contemporary half calf gilt, neat repairs to joints and extremities, a very attractive example. Buckingham, founder of the Calcutta Journal, the Oriental Herald and Colonial Review, The Sphynx and The Argus, social reformer and founder member of the British and Foreign Institute, travelled extensively in the Middle East. This work describes the first part of Buckingham's journey overland to India from Egypt in 1816-17, via Palestine and Syria. Blackmer 232; Tobler p143. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
[Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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