Une Enquéte aux Pays du Levant. TWO VOLUMES.

Barrés, Maurice.

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8vo. Volume I: Alexandrie, Beyrouth, Le Liban, Le Tombeau D’Henriette Renan, une soirée avec les Bacchantes, la Religieuse Arabe - Baalbeck - Damas, le Vieux de la Montagne, le Génie de nos Congrégations: iv, 312 pp. / Volume II: Homs, Alep, L’Euphrate, Antioche, Le Taurus, Les Danseurs Mystique de Konia, chez le Grand Tchélébi, Constantinople, le Sarcophage d’Alexandre: 242 pp., b/w photographs, publisher’s original wrappers, slightly soiled & frail, top cover of volume 1 detached, browned paper, previous owner’s inscription on half title page of volume 1, previous owner's labels at lower margin of spine, otherwise set in good condition, Librairie Plon, Paris, 1923.

Synopsis

Account of a journey made in the Spring of 1914 through Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey. The author visited Beirut, Dair el-Kamar, the Maronite Patriarch, Baalbeck, Damascus, the Yazids, the Alaouites, Hama, Masyaf, Banias, Tartous, and Tripoli. In the second volume Barrés describes his journey to Antioch, Homs, Aleppo, Alexandrette, and Konia.

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