Chicago: A. C. McClurge & Co., 1911. First edition. Hardcover. Clean 8vo, 435pp. Rough cut edges. Profusely illustrated from photographs by the author. Brown cloth cover is somewhat faded and soiled. Gilt titles are lightly toned. There is a spot on the spine and front cover. Front hinge is cracking. Front pastedown is a map of the trip, back pastedown has a news article pasted in that is an announcement of the publication of the book and a description. Good reading copy / Missing. Item #15942
The Ayers began in Algiers where they did some sight seeing at many sites, then to Cherchel and Tombeau de la Chretienne, Gorge of the Chiffa and Blida, Bou Saada, Tlemcen, Laghouat and the country of the Moabies, the cedar forests at Teniet-el-Had, Tizi-Ouzu, Djidjelli, and many more tons including Tunis, Carthage, Ariana, Medenine, and a return to Algiers. It is the chronicle of an amazing country in an amazing time.