Agnes Smith Lewis, Through Cyprus, Hurst and Blackett, London, 1887

“Come travel soon thy friends will be replaced.

Come work; and life's true sweetness thou shalt know.

Success and fame are never found in rest;

But cares are. Leave thy native land, and go.”

10 Jun 2021

Gladys Emma Peto, Malta and Cyprus, London & Toronto, J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, 1926

Gladys Emma Peto (1890-1977), was an English artist, fashion designer, illustrator and writer. She studied at the Maidenhead School of Art and at the London School of Art in 1911, and afterwards worked for the Sketch magazine.

09 May 2021

Sir Harry Luke, Cyprus: a Portrait and Appreciation, London, Harrap, 1957

One of the most lyrical introductions to the island of Cyprus by Sir Harry Luke who lived in Cyprus for over half a century, from the Ottoman rule of Abdul Hamid to the establishment of the Republic of Cyprus.

22 Apr 2021

Esme Scott-Stevenson, Our Home in Cyprus, London, Chapman and Hall, 1880

Esme Scott-Stevenson was the wife of Kyrenia Commissioner Captain Andrew Scott-Stevenson with who she came to Cyprus in 1878. As they reached the northern range of mountains they found themselves...

25 Mar 2021