This book, considered to be one of the first examples of great travel writing, is an account in the form of a diary of the author’s journey from Venice to India via Cyprus, Palestine, Syria, Persia and Afghanistan, seeking out architectural treasures.
The slip case is in near fine condition, clean, with only very minor flaws.
The decorated cloth boards are in very fine condition.
The binding is tight.
Internally, the book is clean, unmarked and in fine condition.
A lovely copy of a collectable book.
The Road to Oxiana
- Publisher: The Folio Society, 2000
- Hardcover in slipcase
- First thus
- 329 pages