Trip to the Sunny South in March, 1885. Paris, Macon, Geneva …
Trip to the Sunny South in March, 1885. Paris, Macon, Geneva …
Trip to the Sunny South in March, 1885. Paris, Macon, Geneva …

[MEDITERRANEAN]. Trip to the Sunny South in March, 1885. Paris, Macon, Geneva, Mentone, San Remo, Monte Carlo, Monaco, Italy, Genoa, Turin, Leghorn, Pisa, Naples, Rome….

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[MEDITERRANEAN]. Trip to the Sunny South in March, 1885. Paris, Macon, Geneva, Mentone, San Remo, Monte Carlo, Monaco, Italy, Genoa, Turin, Leghorn, Pisa, Naples, Rome, Reggio, Sicily, Messina, Catania, Syracuse, Malta, Gibraltar. By L. S. D. Birkenhead, Printed by E. Griffith and Son, [1885].

Small-ish 8vo. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt, black aesthetic movement ornamentation; pp. 53, frontispiece, German head- and tail-pieces, light marking to cloth, offsetting from endpapers, a little smudging to the beginning; still a good copy of a great and anonymously published rarity.
Privately printed first edition. 'The idea of writing a short narrative of a trip to the Mediterranean suggested itself by the numerous enquiries as to "where did you go?" "what did you see that afforded most interest?" It is difficult to compress into half-an-hour, with any degree of clearness, what can be seen in six weeks, and covering 5,000 miles. I beg my friends to accept this broken and disjointed attempt at description. I have tried to say a little about most that I visited, whether they treated me well or badly' (L. S. D. in the preface).
No copy located via COPAC or OCLC.

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