Sicily, the Garden of the Mediterranean: The History, People, Institutions, and Geography of the Island
Boston, L. C. Page. 1909, FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION. Gray Boards Sewn Binding, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, Apparent FIRST EDITION. Review: "It is a classic tourist guide in the style of many 19th century books on travel to "the Continent" - a bit of history, culture, quirky commentary and insights. It has a detailed table of contents for over twenty chapters, almost four dozen plates of photographs make it a worthwhile read, even today. Monroe gives an excellent overview of geography, geology, people and customs, recent events, and personal perspective with little bias and no obvious errors. It serves as well as many modern books about the general, ancient history, including nearby islands." Frontispiece of A Modern Sicilian Madonna with tissue paper cover. Beautifully gilt gold decorated front board. No marks, light corner wear, light tanning. 405pp. Ships in sturdy cardboard for ultimate protection, no bubble mailers!. Very Good/No Jacket.
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