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In Morocco – Edith Wharton (1927)

SG$75.00

In Morocco – Edith Wharton (1927)

SG$75.00

Title: In Morocco

Author: Edith Wharton

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, The Travellers’ Library, 1927.

Condition: Hardcover, with dust jacket. Very good. Slight wear and foxing to dust jacket, slight foxing and tanning to book. Text clean, binding tight. 223pp.

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About the book (from Goodreads):

In 1917, amid the turmoil of World War I, Edith Wharton, the author of The Age of Innocence and The House of Mirth, travelled to Morocco. A classic of travel writing, In Morocco is her account of this journey through the country’s cities and through its deserts.

Contents:

  1. Rabat and Sale
  2. Volubilis, Moulay Idriss and Meknez
  3. Fez
  4. Marrakech
  5. Harems and Ceremonies
  6. General Lyautey’s Work in Morocco
  7. A Sketch of Moroccan History
  8. Note on Moroccan Architecture
  9. Books consulted

About the author (from Wikipedia):

Edith Wharton (January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was an American novelist, short story writer, playwright, and designer. Wharton drew upon her insider’s knowledge of the upper class New York aristocracy to realistically portray the lives and morals of the Gilded Age. She was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1921. She was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 1996.