At The Gates of The East, Lieut.-Col. J.P. Barry, 1906 first edition
At The Gates of The East; A Book of Travel Among Historic Wonderlands. By Lieut.-Col. J.P. Barry. Contents previously published in The Times of India.
Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. Signed to first pastedown in pencil. Please see our other listings for related works.
Published by Longmans, Green, and Co, London, New York and Bombay. Printed in Great Britain. 1906, first edition. A book of travels in Greece, Turkey, Hungary, Austria, Egypt, Italy, Croatia and the Balkans. With 33 photographic illustrations.
A Fair to Good dark red cloth hardback with gilt to spine. Covers are bumped, rubbed and marked. endpapers split at inner joint, but text block still bound. Binding a bit shaken. Additional owner's signature to first free endpaper and small ink stamp to rear pastedown. Tissue guarded frontispiece. Text and plates are nice and clean throughout. Final blank endpaper appears to have been torn out.
xvi + 261pp + Plates. Text in English.
Weight approximately 638g unpacked.
Dimensions: Approximately 228mm high x 153mm wide x 25mm deep.