Vintage Travel: Mediterranean Cruise An Up-to-date Concise Handbook for Travelers by Roland Jenkins 1st Edition Hardcover 1923 Putnam's Sons


Title: The Mediterranean Cruise: An Up-to-date Concise Handbook for Travelers

Author: Roland Jenkins

Description: Book is a bit worn at head and tail of spin as well as fore edge corners. Rubbing wear to edges of boards and spine edges. A tiny bit of exposed board at the fore edge corners. Front paste-on image has a few tiny blemish spots. Ffep has a couple small closed tears and the upper for edge corner is wrinkled. Pages are free of marks. Binding is sound. 1st Edition, no additional printings indicated.

With 40 illustrations/photographs and 9 maps. An extensive travel book from 1923 for Mediterranean voyages, including the Riviera, the Levant and Holy Land, and Egypt, "which takes into account the many changes wrought by the Great War [WWI], the effects of which have been so widely felt even in countries heretofore called "unchanging."" Covers an entire cruise from Spain and the Azores all the way to Egypt. Interestingly includes and recommended reading list of over 140 books categorized by country/region.

Contents: Introduction; The Western Islands—The Azores, Medeira, and Canary Groups; Spain—Cadiz, Seville, and Granada; Gibraltar, the Rock Fortress; Algeria and Tunisia; The French and Italian Riviera; Italy—Genoa and the Italian Coast; The Bay of Naples—Naples, Vesuvius, Capri, the Sorrento Peninsula, and Pompeii; Rome; Stromboli, Etna, and the Straits of Messina; Classic Athens; Constantinople; Palestine, Redeemed from Islam; Jerusalem; Jericaho, the Jordan, and the Dead Sea; Egypt, the Cradle of Civilization; Cairo; the Nile; Luxor and Karnak; Tut-Ankh-Amon and His Amazing Tomb; Preparing for the Mediterranean Cruise, and Life on Shipboard; What to Buy and Where to Buy it; What to Read; Index.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very good

Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons

Place: New York

Year: 1923

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 6.5 x 9.25 inches.

Pages: 279 pages.

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