Two Years in Palestine & Syria.

Thomas, Margaret.

Book ID: 9270

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8vo. xiv, 343 pp., 16 pp., of adverts, colour frontispiece, 16 plates reproduced in colour facsimile of the original paintings by the author, title in red & black, original cloth, soiled & worn at spine, gilt on spine & upper cover, marbled endpapers, light staining to lower corner of page 313 not affecting text, otherwise copy in very good condition, John C. Nimmo, London, 1900.

Synopsis

An account of the author’s travels through Syria and Palestine in the years 1895 and 1896. The author endeavours to depict, by means of pen and pencil, her impressions of Palestine, Syria and Lebanon. Due to the speed of the advancement of civilisation, it is the author’s intention to capture an image before the country is transformed, before the Bedouin is replaced by the European colonist, the camel by the railway, the tent by the suburban villa and the Khan by the Hotel.

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