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Notes of a journey from Cornhill to grand Cairo : by way of Lisbon, Athens, Constantinople, and Jerusalem, performed in the steamers of the Peninsular and Oriental Company / by M.A. Titmarsh
London : Chapman and Hall, 1846. First Edition. Very good copy in a contemporary binding of 1/2 aniline calf over marbled boards. Gilt-titled leather label to spine, with compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Raised bands. Marble endpapers. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Provenance: From the library of John Clay with his bookplate to front pastedown. ; 8vo 8"" - 9"" tall; 301 pages; Physical description: xiv, 301p. Colour frontis. ; 21 cm. Subjects: Cairo (Egypt) - Jerusalem - Middle East - Europe, Southern - Description and travel - Travel literature - 19th century. Contents: Vigo -- Lisbon and Cadiz -- The Lady Mary Wood -- Gibraltar -- Athens -- Smyrna. First glimpses of the East -- Constantinople -- Rhodes -- The white squall -- Telemessus. Beyrout -- A day and night in Syria -- From Jaffa to Jerusalem -- Jerusalem -- From Jaffa to Alexandria -- To Cairo. Note: M. A. Titmarsh is a pseudonym of W. M. Thackeray. Referenced by: Sterling library, I, 944 and 957.
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