Morris, Jan TRAVELS
New York and London: Helen and Kurt Wolff/Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1976). 0151910758 / 9780151910755 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered green cloth shelfback over green boards; in an age-darkened, else near fine dust jacket. With six line drawings by Nicholas Hall.
Eleven travel essays: evocations of cities as diverse as Hong Kong, Edinburgh, Singapore, Bath, Dublin and Washington, D.C.; a re-enactment of railroad travel across Canada in the 1920s; and a portrait of fourteenth-century Arab traveler, Ibn Batuta.