COLTON, Walter. Land and Lee in the Bosphorus and the Aegean. Or Views of Constantinople and Athens … Edited from the Notes and Manuscripts of the Author by Rev. Henry T.Cheever. New York, D. W. Evans & Co., 1860.
8vo. Original maroon cloth, spine lettered in gilt, ornamented in blind; pp. 366, 6 (publisher' catalogue), wood-engraved and tinted frontispiece, wood-engraved vignette at the end; spine faded and with a little wear to ends, initially a little spotted, a good copy.
Early edition of an American classic of travel in the Levant with detailed observations of social life and customs. Colton travelled with the US Navy.