UK First edition (originally published in New York and here with sheets printed in the US ). Octavo, pp xxii, 392. Bound in green cloth covered hard boards with gilt lettering to the spine. No jacket. Gift inscription dated 1923 to the ffep. Illustrated with photographic plates and a folding map of the itinerary. Powell travelled with three companions from Nazareth in Palestine through the Syrian Desert and via Baghdad to Teheran, returning through Mosul in Northern Iraq and Aleppo in northern Syria to Jerusalem . A fascinating and adventurous journey. The book is in Very good condition, just a little wear to the spine ends.