In a Syrian Saddle

GOODRICH-FREER, Ada. In a Syrian Saddle.

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GOODRICH-FREER, Ada. In a Syrian Saddle. London, Methuen, [1905].

8vo. Original cloth; pp. [viii], 363; internally light spotting at beginning and end, spine a little faded, otherwise very good.
~b~Uncommon first edition~i~ of a first-hand travel narrative covering Moab, Jericho, Madaba, Mshatta, Amman, Galilee and Samaria, with Nablus, Samaria, Haifa and Carmel, Nazareth and Tabor. Ada Goodrich Freer (1857–1931) was a British folklorist and psychical researcher who in 1901 went to Jerusalem, moving on in 1911 to Cairo and wrote a couple of books on the Middle East.