The Rob Roy On The Jordan. A Canoe Cruise in Palestine and Egypt and the Waters of Damascus.

Macgregor, John.

Book ID: 12936


8vo. xiii, 427 pp., [4], 8 maps of which 1 is folding, 4 chromolithographic plates including frontispiece, numerous woodcuts in text, contemporary blue cloth, slightly rubbed round edges, title gilt on spine, appendix, frontispiece partly detached with small tear to lower margin not affecting the actual illustration, John Murray, London, eighth edition, 1904.


The author was a Captain in the Royal Canoe Club; this journey took him nine months to complete. His account was extremely popular, it has been published several times during the second half of the nineteenth century. During his journey Macgregor visited Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, and Palestine. [Bevis p. 130].

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