BYRON, Robert. The Station. Athos: Treasures and Men … with an introduction by Christopher Sykes. [New York], Alfred A. Knopf, 1949.
8vo. Original cloth-backed boards, dust-jacket; pp. 263, plates after photographs and drawings; apart from price-clipping of wrappers a fine copy.
'No better portrait of the Holy Mountain exists than this, written as it was nearly sixty years ago; nor is it likely to be surpassed in the future. Here, in short, is a classic. And a classic it will remain' (John Julius Norich in the preface to the 1984 reprint).