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YOUNG, (MARIANNE). - Our camp in Turkey, and the way to it.

Title: Our camp in Turkey, and the way to it.
Description: London, Richard Bentley, 1854.Contemporary half calf, with red morocco title-label. VIII,313 pp.First edition. - Marianne Postans (1811-1897) married Lieutenant Thomas Postans, an officer in the army of the East India Company. After his death she married in 1848 William Henry Young, an army surgeon. In 1854 she travelled to Turkey. Her book was published under her second married name. Her book is engaging: she clearly was a woman of determination and forceful character, with views which cannot always have endeared her to the Establishment, but which are elegantly conveyed (Theakstone p. 218-219). 'An interesting work' (Blackmer p. 392).Robinson, Wayward women, p. 220-221; Tuson, Western women travelling East 1716-1916, p. 142; not in the Atabey Collection. '

Keywords: Europe Turkey

Price: EUR 385.00 = appr. US$ 418.44 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 26263