LUKE, Harry Charles [earlier: LUKACH]. Anatolica. London, Macmillan, 1924.
8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt; pp. xii, 210, 3 (advertisements); extending map, 41 plates incuding colour frontispiece; a very good copy.
First edition. A scarce book of essays by the then Assistant Governor of Jerusalem, on Cyprus, its history, people and current affairs, and cities of the near east. The colonial administrator in the Middle East, keen observer and prolific writer of mainly rare works, here presents travel witing on Athos, Edirne, Thessaloniki, Cyprus, Jerusalem, Petra, and over 45 pages on the recent turbulent history of Transcaucasia, i.e. Armenia, Baku, Georgia and Azerbaijan.