Boston: Dana Estes and Company, 1909. Hardcover. Good. First American edition. 315 pp, with illustrations from photographs, colored folding sketch map of the author's route. Original brown cloth with vignette of the author riding sidesaddle stamped in gilt on front board. Spine slanted, light foxing throughout. Jebb and a companion traveled by train as far as the Anatolian plateau in Turkey and then on horseback to the Taurus mountains and across the Euphrates to Mesopotamia. To reach Baghdad they floated down the Tigris on a raft made from 260 inflated goatskins (Robinson, Wayward Women, p. 49). (Inventory #: 17409)
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