Topography; The Modern Traveller - Arabia - 1825

Topography; The Modern Traveller - Arabia - 1825
Original half-leather binding with mottled covers; includes map and engravings

Anonymous (probably Josiah Conder) The Modern Traveller; a Popular Description, Geographical, Historical and Topographical of the Various Countries of the Globe. Arabia - London, James Duncan, 1825 - first edition - 362 pp - Original half-leather binding with gilt-lettered spine.

Complete with folding map and engravings.
With original bookmarker.
Elaborate description of early 19th-century Arabia by the famous Josiah Conder.

Contents: Mount Sinai, Convent of Mount Sinai, From the Convent to the Gulf of Akaba, Voyage down the Red Sea, Djidda, Mekka, Pilgrimage to Mount Arafat, Description of a Hadji Caravan, Medinah, Boundaries of the Holy Land, voyage from Djidda to Loheia, route from Loheia to Beiy El Fakih, Aden, Mocha, Sanaa and Petra, etc.

The map lacks a small piece of the right-hand bottom corner, not of the image. Some brown stains are visible.

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