In the Land of the Lion and Sun, or Modern Persia. Being Experiences of Life in Persia from 1866 to 1881
London, New York and Melbourne, Ward, Lock and Co. 1891. Hardcover. Book, New [Second] Edition (1883). xix, 446 + [xiv publisher's list] pp, frontis and 14 full page plates from photographs and native drawings, glossary, 4 appendices, index. 12mo/19cm. Blue-green cloth gilt, spine lettering faded with small closed split at head, light rubbing at extremities, in mylar protector, internally clean, tight and entirely unopened. Charles James Wills (1842-1912) was one the Medical Officers in Her Majesty's Telegraph Department in Persia. He came to South Persia with the Godsmid Mission and travelled widely. Ghani (Iran and the West) states that his work was superior as a travel book to some of its contemporaries" (p399). Very Good.
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Keywords: Persia Travel and Description Nineteenth Century People Customs Iran