21 Mar 2024

Travels in various countries of Europe, Asia and Africa: part the second: Greece, Egypt, and the Holy Land, by Edward Daniel Clarke, 1814, Published by D. Huntington.

Edward Daniel Clarke (1769 – 1822) was an English traveller, mineralogist, clergyman and scholar, whose curiosity led him to …

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22 Feb 2024

Through Cyprus with the Camera in the Autumn of 1878 by John Thomson. A note on John Thomson by Ialeen Gibson Cowan, 1985, Trigraph Limited.

In the features of this old dame, who earns her living by selling bread in Larnaca, there still linger …

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18 Jan 2024

A description of the historic monuments of Cyprus: studies in the archaeology and architecture of the island, with illustrations from measured drawings and photographs, George Jeffery, Zeno Booksellers and Publishers, 1983.

“Nicosia, Famagusta and Kyrenia, which belongs to the Eastern division of the island are still full of the interest which …

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21 Dec 2023

Cyprus: From earliest times to the present day, Franz Georg Maier, Elek Books Limited, 1968.

Prima et maxima Orientis Cyprus insula

Franz Georg Maier (1926-2014), a distinguished German archaeologist, left a lasting mark on the …

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16 Nov 2023

In the Levant, Charles Dudley Warner, James R. Osgood and Company, 1877.

Charles Dudley Warner (1829 –1900) was a 19th century American novelist and explorer. He was a good friend of Mark …

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19 Oct 2023

The Peregrinations of Pamela, H. E. Henderman, Heath Cranton Limited, 1912.

The Peregrinations of Pamela, H. E. Henderman, Heath Cranton Limited, 1912.

The Peregrinations of Pamela is a unique blend …

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21 Sep 2023

Studies on the vegetation of Cyprus: based upon researches during the spring and summer 1905, Jens Holmboe, A/S John Griegs Boktykkeri, 1914.

Jens Holmboe (1880-1949) was a Norwegian botanist best known for his research on the vegetation of Cyprus. His dedication to …

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10 Aug 2023

Sweet and Bitter Island: a history of the British in Cyprus, Tabitha Morgan, I.B. Tauris, 2010.

“[…]82 years of colonial rule that began when Sir Garnet Wolseley’s troops stepped nervously ashore at Larnaca on a stifling …

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20 Jul 2023

R. Hamilton Lang, Cyprus: its history, its present resources, and future prospects, Macmillan and Co., 1878.

“The island is thought to have received its name “Cyprus” from a shrub extensively found in it, and which is …

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15 Jun 2023

Travels in the Island of Cyprus: with contemporary accounts of the sieges of Nicosia and Famagusta / translated from the Italian of Giovanni Mariti by Claude Delaval Cobham, Zeno Booksellers & Publishers, 1971.

Travels in the Island of Cyprus: with contemporary accounts of the sieges of Nicosia and Famagusta / translated from the …

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18 May 2023

Voyages and travels in the Levant in the years 1749, 50, 51, 52: containing observations in natural history, physick, agriculture, and commerce, particularly on the Holy Land, and the natural history of the Scriptures

I went on board a small French vessel, in which I sailed to Cyprus.

Fredrik Hasselquist was a Swedish naturalist …

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20 Apr 2023

William Lithgow, Travels & Voyages through Europe, Asia, and Africa, nineteen years: Illustrated with notes from later travellers, Leith: printed by William Reid & Co., 1814.

William Lithgow, Travels & Voyages through Europe, Asia, and Africa, nineteen years: Illustrated with notes from later travellers, Leith: printed …

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16 Mar 2023

Richard Pococke, A description of the East, and some other countries: observations on Palestine or the Holy Land, Syria, Mesopotamia, Cyprus and Candia, Vol. II. Part I, Printed for the author, by W. Bowyer, 1745.

Richard Pococke, A description of the East, and some other countries: observations on Palestine or the Holy Land, Syria, Mesopotamia, …

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16 Feb 2023

Alexander Drummond, Travels through the different Countries of Germany, Italy, Greece, and parts of Asia Minor, as far as the Euphrates, with an Account of what is remarkable in their present State and their Monuments of Antiquity, Printed by W. Strahan f

Alexander Drummond was a Scottish diplomat and travel writer. He was born on 18 January 1698 in Edinburgh Parish, …

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12 Jan 2023

William Turner, Journal of a Tour in the Levant, John Murray, in 3 volumes, 1820.

William Turner, Journal of a Tour in the Levant, John Murray, in 3 volumes, 1820.

"But come, now, tell …

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15 Dec 2022

W. Hepworth Dixon, British Cyprus, Chapman and Hall, 1879.

“What is Cyprus?

An island lying in the north-east corner of the Levant; the key of Egypt, Syria, and Asia …

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10 Nov 2022

Fyler, Arthur Evelyn, 1833, The development of Cyprus, and rambles in the island, With colourded Illustrations, Maps and Plan, London, Percy Lund, Humphries & Co.

Fyler, Arthur Evelyn, 1833, The development of Cyprus, and rambles in the island, With colourded Illustrations, Maps and Plan, London, …

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07 Oct 2022

Cyprus, an Island Apart: A Personal Experience, Seamus MacHugh, Rimal Publications, 1999

Seamus MacHugh was born in Ireland and attended university both there and Italy. While in Tanzania, East Africa, where he …

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05 Aug 2022

Cyprus as I saw it in 1879, Sir Samuel White Baker, Macmillan and Co., 1879

Samuel White Baker was an English explorer who helped to locate the sources of the River Nile. He was born …

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05 Jul 2022

Gordon Home, Cyprus: Then and now, preface by Field Marshal Lord Harding, with numerous illustrations by the author, J.M. Dent & Sons LTD, 1960

Gordon Home was born in London, 25 July 1878. He was an English artist, author and illustrator. He served in …

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20 Jun 2022

Sunshine and storm in the East, or, Cruises to Cyprus and Constantinople / Lady Brassey, with upwards of 100 illustrations chiefly from drawings by the Hon. A.Y. Bingham, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1881

Anna ‘Annie’ Brassey Allnutt, daughter of Elizabeth (Burnett) and John Allnut was born in London, on 8 of October 1839.

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28 Apr 2022

Edward Vizetely, From Cyprus to Zanzibar by the Egyptian Delta: the adventures of a journalist in the isle of love, the home of miracles and the land of cloves, C. Arthur Pearson Limited, 1901

Edward Vizetelly (1847-1903) came from a long line of printers, engravers and publishers. The family originated from Italy until their …

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15 Mar 2022

Basil Stewart, My Experiences of the Island of Cyprus, Illustrated from photographs by the author, Skeffington & Son, 1906

British Engineer, Basil Stewart first visited Cyprus in 1904 to assume the duties of a topographical engineer for the construction …

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19 Feb 2022

Marian Engel, Monodromos, House of Anansi, 1973

Marian Ruth Engel was a Canadian novelist, short-story and children's fiction writer and a passionate activist for the national and …

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