Across Persia 1907 by Eliot Crawshay-Williams ~ account of travel in 1903 ~ Iran ~ Middle East ~ travelogue


Title: Across Persia
Author: E. [Eliot] Crawshay Williams

Description: Publisher's green cloth boards stamped in gilt. Head of spine a bit pushed and lightly worn. Bump to fore-edge of front cover. Education-award bookplate on ffep, else unmarked. Some pages a little foxed; minor soiling. 25 photographs on plates; several in-text illustrations; fold-out map at rear. Index. 8vo. xii, 348 pages.  

The account of an eight-month trek across Persia, undertaken in 1903 by author following his resignation from the Royal Field Artillery in India. At the time this was published in 1907, the author, Eliot Crawshay-Williams (1879-1962), was Winston Churchill's assistant private secretary at the Colonial Office. From 1910 to 1913, he served as MP for Leicester and was the parliamentary private secretary to then Chancellor of the Exchequer, David Lloyd George.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Edward Arnold
Place: London
Year: 1907

Keywords: travelogue, travel, exploration, Iran,

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