Item #28655 A TRUTH SEEKER IN AROUND THE WORLD: VOLUME I FROM NEW YORK TO DAMASCUS: A Series of Letters Written while Making a Tour of the Globe. D. M. Bennett, DeRobigne Mortimer.
A TRUTH SEEKER IN AROUND THE WORLD: VOLUME I FROM NEW YORK TO DAMASCUS: A Series of Letters Written while Making a Tour of the Globe
A TRUTH SEEKER IN AROUND THE WORLD: VOLUME I FROM NEW YORK TO DAMASCUS: A Series of Letters Written while Making a Tour of the Globe

A TRUTH SEEKER IN AROUND THE WORLD: VOLUME I FROM NEW YORK TO DAMASCUS: A Series of Letters Written while Making a Tour of the Globe

New York: D. M. Bennett: Liberal Publisher, [1882]. 7.75" x 5.5"; Frontis engraving of author with facing tissue; pp. [1] Dedication, [1] blank, [7] List of Contributors, [1] blank, [2] Preface, 7-836, [2] ads, plus 32 black-and-white illustrations on heavy stock, 2 of them two-pages wide and three of them folding; Bound in full pig-skin with marbled end papers and all paged edges gilt. Item #28655

Leather cracked full length of front seam, though board holding firm; Inch long crack at head of rear seam; Edges quite worn and scratched; Contents very clean.

Author was editor of Truth Seeker magazine. In the preface he writes that he had earlier taken a trip around Europe and written letters home to the magazine which were later published as a book, A Truth Seeker in Europe. Someone then proposed that he should do the same on a similar trip arund the world and offered to help fund his expenses. Reportedly, several hundred individuals areeg to participate in the funding (see list of Contributors mentioned in above).

Price: $250.00

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