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A very readable account of a cruise and hunting expedition across the Mediterranean, finishing in Cairo.
Townshend, well known for his books on hunting trips around the world, in this volume describes his experiences in Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Spain, Algeria, and Tunisia. He recounts his adventures hunting and fishing, but also offers observations on life, culture, and history in Greece, Turkey, and northern Africa during the later 19th century. P>
Publisher's red cloth beveled edges; Border decoration and gilt spine titles Some wear to cloth, endpapers renewed. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 23 cm. 9 inches tall; xvi, 286, +[16 ad] pp. Frontispiece. Engraved frontispiece; engraved vignette on title page.
Title: A Cruise in Greek Waters with a Hunting Excursion in Tunis
[Mediterranean / North Africa]
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett: 1870
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Size: 8vo; 23 cm. 9 inches tall
lb: 3.00 lb
Seller ID: 009524