MURRAY. A Hand-Book for Travellers in the Ionian Islands, Greece, Turkey, Asia Minor, and Constantinople; being A Guide to the principal Routes in those Countries, including a Description of Malta; with Maxims and Hints for Travellers in the East. London, John Murray, 1840.
Small 8vo. Original salmon ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt, ruled in blind; pp. vi, xxxvi, 392, four folding maps (incuding plan of Constantinople), light fading and bubbling to cloth, otherwise very clean and fresh.
First edition of an early title in John Murray's series on Hand-Books for Travellers, after the initial one for Travellers on the Continent (first, 1836 or 38, second edition 1839), written by John Murray himself. This guide book was based on and compiled from the leading authorities and travellers of the 1830s.