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Drummond, Alexander Travels through different Cities of Germany, Italy, Greece, and several parts of Asia, as far as the banks of the Euphrates: In a Series of Letters. Containing an account of what is most remarkable in their present state, as well as in their monuments of antiquity. London Printed by W. Strahan, for the author. 1754
Folio, pp.[iv, title, Greek alphabet], 184, (189)-192, (185)-188, (193)-311, [1, blank]. With 34 plates and maps, including a large engraved folding frontispiece, large folding plate of Aleppo, and large folding maps of Cyprus, part of Syria, and Aleppo to the Euphrates. Bound in contemporary calf, somewhat scuffed. Boards starting to separate from spine. Slight watermarking to margin of a few pages. Some maps and plates torn on folds. Overall a very good complete copy with one section slightly mis-bound, and needing attention to spine. With bookplate of Philip Lyttleton Gell.

Drummond left England in May 1744, travelling via Venice to Smyrna and thence to Cyprus and Asia Minor where he spent five years engaged in commerce. His observations are given in the form of letters, mostly addressed to his brother. He became British Consul at Aleppo, 1754-6.