The Country of the Moors. A Journey from Tripoli in Barbary to the City of Kairawan.

Rae, Edward.

Book ID: 17172


8vo. xvi, [2], 334 pp., +32 pp adverts, frontispiece, 5 b/w plates, 2 plans, 1 map, contemporary cloth, title gilt on spine, gilt lettering and motif on upper cover, spine extremities worn with some loss at the top, small dampstain affecting lower corner of first 2 leaves, John Murray, London, first edition, 1877.


Account of a journey made by the author through Libya and Tunisia. A detailed account is given about Tripoli and the plague, the Gulf of Syrte, and the Jews. Rae gives also a description of Dejerba, Sfax, the North African Hajj, and the city of Kairawan. [Playfair Tripoli & Cyrenaica 428].

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