The Land of the Moors. A Comprehensive Description

MEAKIN, Budgett. The Land of the Moors. A Comprehensive Description.

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MEAKIN, Budgett. The Land of the Moors. A Comprehensive Description. London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co., and New York, Macmillan, 1901.

8vo. Original pictorial cloth, very attractively decorated with gilt image of the Gate of the Citadel in Tangier, lettering and image of nature scene in Tafilalt in gilt to spine; pp. [iii]- xxxi, 464; numerous illustrations, mostly from photographs, one folding map; a fine copy.
Scarce first edition, American issue. Meakin's father founded 'The Times of Morocco' in 1884 and Budgett Meakin spent many years there, learning about the people and exploring the country. The present book, one of several he wrote about Morocco, offers a comprehensive account of its history, geology, architecture, flora, fauna, government with particularly interesting chapters on diplomatic relations, Christian slavery and Salli piracy.

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