The Pillars of Hercules; or, A Narrative of Travels in Spain and Morocco in 1848. By David Urquhart. 2 vols. London: Richard Bentley, 1850. 8vo. xi, 460; vii, 464 pp. Rare first edition. Ex library with usual markings. Publisher’s blue-green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Library shelfmark in white pen to heel. Binding bumped and chipped, pages slightly browned and foxed, though all-in-all a good, bright copy. David Urquhart (1805-77) was a Scottish diplomat working mainly in Greece, Turkey and the Middle East, but who traveled extensively throughout Europe and its hinterlands.
Urquhart, David, The Pillars of Hercules; or, A Narrative of Travels in Spain and Morocco in 1848., Richard Bentley, 1850
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