Within the Taurus, A Journey in Asiatic Turkey. Lord Kinross.

Within the Taurus, A Journey in Asiatic Turkey

London: John Murray, 1954.

Hardcover. Very good in a near fine dust jacket. Second printing. xi, 191 pp + illustrations, with frontispiece, map, index. Light offsetting to endpapers; slight spine lean; else sound and clean. Dust jacket lightly edgeworn with a few tape repairs and small chip missing at head of spine; price clipped. This book is the story of a journey though Asia Minor in 1951 after strict travel restrictions began to lift to Westerners. It focuses on the new Turkey that emerged at the end of World War II. "It aspires to pick up, if only in superficial fashion, a few of those threads which the nineteenth-century travellers so assiduously gathered and which were then so abruptly dropped" (Introduction).

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