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Jan And Cora Gordon Two Vagabonds In The Balkans , John Lane The Bodley Head, London, 1925

First Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. ‘Readers of "Poor Folk in Spain" and their other delightful travel-books know Jan and Cora Gordon as the most accomplished and attractive of artist-vagabonds. They do not travel as others do; they invariably get away from the beaten track and fraternise instinctively with the people. "Two Vagabonds in the Balkans" is an account of their journey through Bosnia, Herzegovina and Montenegro, and gives a vivid and unforgettable picture of that little-known and picturesque part of Europe. The illustrations are as racy and as full of humour as the text.’ Contents : I. Paris To Sarajevo II. Sarajevo III. First Bosnian Explorations IV. A Digression Upon Travelling V. Upon A Bosnian Farm VI. A Mountain Walk VII. In A Moslem Village VIII. Pochades Ix. Konjic X. Mostar XI. Capljina XII. Korcula. Book - in Near Fine [better than Very Good] bright blue boards with blue and black decoration and gilt lettering - just a touch rubbed to the extreme corners and light bumping to the extreme ends of the spine. Contents, scattered browning heaviest to the first and last few pages and extreme page edges as usual with type of paper, School Prize presentation plate to the front paste down otherwise clean and tightly bound. Dust Jacket - [SEE SCAN] - Good - some loss professionally repaired with japanese tissue, light marking. An Attractive Copy With Its VERY RARE Dust Jacket. Size: 9.75 inches tall by 6.25 inches. viii, 236 pages & 4 page catalogue to rear. Colour frontispiece and 11 other coloured plates and 24 line drawings in the text by the authors. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Travel & Places; Inventory No: 5520. (Book ref. 5520 )  £ 58.50

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