Philadelphia: Aetna Publishing Co., 1889. First edition. Hardcover. Small 8vo. 634 pp. Bound in maroon cloth with beautiful gilt decorations and lettering on the spine and the front board. Includes three steel-lithograph plates with tissue guards, one of the author, one of the Sultan of Turkey, and one of the Shah of Persia. There are 12 additional black and white metal-etched plates that illustrate the text, based on Locher's sketches drawn at the time of his travels. A detailed account of Locher's journey with a French envoy throughout Baghdad, Bombay, and Turkey. A lovely copy. Near Fine. Item #00007694
A Near Fine book with a few faint spots of rubbing to the boards and speckled purple spray on the textblock.