Marvels Of The East by Richard Halliburton lands on the |> SALE <| shelves in my shop.
Geoffrey Bles, 1946, Hardback in dust wrapper.
2nd printing. [First Published: 1943] Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Maps; Illustrated endpapers and blanks;
From the cover: In this companion volume to Marvels of the West Richard Halliburton takes his readers to the most famous places of the Orient. He describes the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World; the ruined cities of Baalbek, Petra and Palmyra; his meeting with King Ibn Saud outside the walls of Mecca and his flight over Bagdad with Prince Ghazi; the great Falls of Victoria Nyanza; the nightingales of Isfahan and the fairyland of Udaipur; the Taj Mahal and the temples of Madura; the mystery of Angkor; the Great Wall of China; the ascent of Fujiyama, etc. , etc. Like its predecessor this book contains fascinating illustrations.
Good+ in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with nicks at the spine ends and corners, heavy fading to the spine. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Pages lightly age-tanned.
Orange boards with Black titling to the Spine.
175 pages. 9″ x 5¾”.