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Fogg, William Perry.
ARABISTAN: OR THE LAND OF "THE ARABIAN NIGHTS." BEING TRAVELS THROUGH EGYPT, ARABIA AND PERSIA, TO BAGDAD... WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY BAYARD TAYLOR. LONDON: SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON, LOW & SEARLE, 1875
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Fogg, William Perry.
ARABISTAN: OR THE LAND OF "THE ARABIAN NIGHTS." BEING TRAVELS THROUGH EGYPT, ARABIA AND PERSIA, TO BAGDAD... WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY BAYARD TAYLOR. LONDON: SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON, LOW & SEARLE, 1875
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Fogg, William Perry.
ARABISTAN: OR THE LAND OF "THE ARABIAN NIGHTS." BEING TRAVELS THROUGH EGYPT, ARABIA AND PERSIA, TO BAGDAD... WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY BAYARD TAYLOR. LONDON: SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON, LOW & SEARLE, 1875
first edition, 8vo (196 x 127mm.), inscribed by the author to "Steriker Finnis, Jr., with kindest regards of his friend the author. London Aug. 28 /75", woodcut frontispiece view of Baghdad, woodcut illustrations throughout, 12 full-page illustrations after original photographs, publisher's pictorial red cloth gilt, gilt edges, binding slightly rubbed with some minor repairs
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Provenance

Steriker Finnis, jr., the dedicatee of this work, presentation inscription by the author

Literature

Hilmy I, p.234; Wilson p.72; cf. Ghani p.133 (second edition)

Catalogue Note

the dedication copy. The author was an American writer and traveller (1825-1878) who in 1874 travelled with Steriker Finnis jun., Fogg's "compagnon de voyage" and to whom this book is dedicated, to Egypt, the Holy Land, Arabia, the Persian Gulf, Persia and Baghdad. "A good portion of the book is devoted to Baghdad and its environs, including the ruins of Babylon and Nineveh." (Ghani)

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