Voyages and Travels in the Near East During the XIX Century

compiled by Shirley H. Weber

264 pp,
7" x 10"
Cloth, ISBN: 978-0-87661-451-8
Publication Date: Nov 1952
Status: Out of Print

This second volume cataloging the collections in the Gennadius Library focuses on travelers’ accounts prior to 1801. A further 860 items are catalogued. Following the list of Introductory Treatises arranged alphabetically by author and of Collections of Voyages arranged chronologically, there appears the main section of the catalogue, Travelers in the Near East and Adjacent Regions arranged chronologically by the date of the journey where known. The author’s commentary listing places visited and noting the occasion for the journey which is added for many items, and the Index of travelers and authors as well as of topographical names add to the usefulness and interest of the volume.