Persia and The Persians, 1887
Item Number: 14606
S. G. W. Benjamin
BENJAMIN, S. G. W. Persia and the Persians. Boston: Ticknor and Company, 1887. 8 Vo. 507 pp, including 57 illustrations. Original blue decorative cloth binding, rebacked.
First edition travel account on Persia. Benjamin was the first minister of the US to Persia. Covers his travels through Persia (especially what is now Iran and much on Teheran) and the Middle East. Considered one of the classic and best post-1900 travel accounts of the region. Contents are tight and in good condition with some foxing. This is an ex-Library copy with only one small stamp on the title page. Overall in good plus condition.