Reminiscences of a Recent Visit to the Near East, including The Four Famous Cities Athens, Constantinople, Jerusalem and Cairo. Christmastide 1923-24.

  • Punton, John
  • Kansas City: Punton Brothers Publishing Co. 1924


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8vo, pp. 170. Many photographic illustrations within text. Original textured green cloth, front board embossed with red and gold panels. A touch of spotting, contents page marked. Ownership inscription to title-page dated 2014.


A scarce travelogue by Dr John Punton, an Englishman who emigrated to the USA at the age of 18 and trained as a doctor, working in various asylums on his way to a post at The University of Missouri Medical School. It was published by the publishing house formed by two of his sons, Frank and John Jr., and is unknown to Library Hub, with Worldcat listing copies in Harvard Medical School and the universities of Depauw and North Carolina only.

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