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Siren land and Fountains in the sand

£8.99

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Good, tight hardback copy of the 1957 combined edition of these two works. Some spotting of first few pages and of page edges. Cover slightly damaged at spine edges, spine faded. "Summer 1957" handwritten on flyleaf.  Norman Douglas was one of the 20th century's great travellers in Italy. Siren Land, Douglas's first travel book, is a homage to a part of the world that captivated him more than any other. Weaving the myths of the Sirens into the landscape and history of the region, Douglas writes with knowledge and an irrepressible exuberance of the past and the present, of legends and archaeology, folklore and daily life, patron saints, local ghosts, wine and the wind. In Fountains in the Sand he travels in Tunisia.

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Author(s):
Norman Douglas
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22cm x 14cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
345
Publisher:
Secker & Warburg
Title:
Siren land and Fountains in the sand

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Good, tight hardback copy of the 1957 combined edition of these two works. Some spotting of first few pages and of page edges. Cover slightly damaged at spine edges, spine faded. "Summer 1957" handwritten on flyleaf.  Norman Douglas was one of the 20th century's great travellers in Italy. Siren Land, Douglas's first travel book, is a homage to a part of the world that captivated him more than any other. Weaving the myths of the Sirens into the landscape and history of the region, Douglas writes with knowledge and an irrepressible exuberance of the past and the present, of legends and archaeology, folklore and daily life, patron saints, local ghosts, wine and the wind. In Fountains in the Sand he travels in Tunisia.

Author(s):
Norman Douglas
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22cm x 14cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
345
Publisher:
Secker & Warburg
Title:
Siren land and Fountains in the sand

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