Southgate, Horatio (1812-1894) A Tour through Armenia, Kurdistan, Persia, and Mesopotamia
Southgate, Horatio (1812-1894) A Tour through Armenia, Kurdistan, Persia, and Mesopotamia. New York: Appleton, 1840.
First edition, two octavo volumes, illustrated with frontispiece, large folding map, full-paged map, and one text illustration in volume one, and three text illustrations, four full-paged plates, and one full-page map in volume two; bound in original signed cloth bindings by Colton and Jenkins of New York; contents good, folding map with tear and some browning, bindings bumped, cloth split at joints, but boards still firmly attached, generally sound, 7 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (2)
Reverend Southgate, originally from Maine, chronicles his experiences in the Middle East. He begins by traveling from New York to Constantinople, makes several stops in Turkey, moves on to Iran, visiting Kurdistan, Azerbaijan, Tehran, Baghdad, and then to Iraq, visiting Kerkuk, and then to Mardin, Turkey.
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