Philadelphia: Aetna Publishing Co., 1889. First edition. Hardcover. Small 8vo. , 6-634,  pp. Bound in maroon cloth with beautiful gilt decorations and lettering on the spine and the front board. Illustrated by three steel-lithograph plates, one of the author (the frontispiece), one of the Sultan of Turkey, and one of the Shah of Persia. There are 12 additional black and white 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.