HENDERSON, Percy E. A British Officer in the Balkans. The Account of a Journey Through Dalmatia, Montenegro, Turkey in Austria, Magyarland, Bosnia and Hercegovina.

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HENDERSON, Percy E. A British Officer in the Balkans. The Account of a Journey Through Dalmatia, Montenegro, Turkey in Austria, Magyarland, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1909.

8vo. Original illustrated cloth; pp. 301, plates after photographs, colour-printed folding map at rear; lower outer corner with slight bump, otherwise a very clean and fresh copy.
First edition, the US issue of the original sheets. The Major travelled not as a soldier, but out of curiosity and for pleasure in these parts of the Balkans. 'Bosnia is perhaps the most beautiful … To those on the look-out for a new field of holiday, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Dalmatia and Montenegro, have much to offer' (p. 15). - This book is usually encountered in not very desirable condition.

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