Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Including a Summer in the Upper Karun Region and a Visit to the Nestorial Rayahs.

New York: G.P. Putnams's, 1891.

Price: $2,000.00

About the item

First American edition from the British sheets. Frontispieces, 2 folding maps, and numerous illustrations. xiv, 381; [viii], 409 pp. Printed by R. & R. Clark, Edinburgh. 2 vols. 8vo. Publisher's blue decorated cloth, lettered in gilt. A brilliant set. Theakstone p.24; Robinson pp.81-83; Ghani p. 42.

Item #32470

Fifth book by the remarkable, indefatigable Isabella Bird Bishop, one of the most famous travel writers of her day, who travelled extensively over a period of two years throughout the region at an age approaching sixty, often on horseback and over difficult terrain. Much observation here on the Kurds.