The Crescent and the Cross; by WARBURTON, Eliot (1810-1852).

WARBURTON, Eliot (1810-1852).

The Crescent and the Cross; Or Romance and Realities of Eastern Travel. London and New York, Frederick Warne, 1886.

12mo, (190 x 135 mm) pp. [12], 380, with small text illustrations throughout, upper outer blank corner torn on pp. 61, 91, 267, 277 (here just touching one letter), 311 and 377 (affecting page numbers), slight toning, in publisher’s pictorial boards, joints and extremities rubbed, boards spotted, spine a bit soiled.

A scarce edition of this remarkably successful work on travels to the East by the Irish traveller and author Eliot Warburton. First published in 1844, it provides an account of his travels in 1843 in Syria, Turkey, Greece, Turkey and Egypt.

OCLC does not appear to list this edition.

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