New York:: Dodd, Mead, 1938., 1938. 8vo. ix, 452 pp. Numerous photographic plates (by the author and his second wife Mary Morton), index, maps as endleaves. Original blue gilt-stamped cloth. Very good, clean copy. First edition of the author's travel log of visits to Egypt, Palestine, Syria and Iraq. / Morton was a journalist and pioneering travel writer. He was credited with scooping the Times on the Tutankhamun Tomb discovery by Howard Carter in Egypt, 1922. / Deborah Manley, Traveling Through Egypt: From 450 B.C. to the Twentieth Century, p.241. See also the somewhat controversial book, being the sole biography of Morton.
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