A short account of travels in Palestine and on the coast of Syria
24 pp. 12mo
by Davis, William Richard
Birmingham: White & Pike Ltd, 1849. Sole edition. 24 pp. 12mo. Original grey printed wrappers, some minor soiling, tiny loss to lower left corner of front wrapper. Sole edition. 24 pp. 12mo. APPARENTLY UNRECORDED. Very rare: not in BL, OCLC, or COPAC.Davis states in the preface, "This little pamphlet is a description of my Travels in Palestine and on the Coast of Syria during the time I was allowed to go as servant to my officers whilst on board H.M.S. Harlequin."The author was abroad for three years and four months in total. His account also includes stops at Jaffa, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Nazareth, and Mount Carmel. The second half of the book consists of extracts from his diary. (Inventory #: 303121)
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