Under Eastern Roofs.

Eyton-Jones (Theodora)

Under Eastern Roofs.

Foreword by the Right Rev. The Bishop of London., Preface by the Great Archimandrite, the Very Rev. Michael Constantinades, Epilogue by the Archbishop of Thyateira.

Description: FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and 33 further monochrome plates showing numerous photographs, pp. xix, 300, crown 8vo, original purple cloth, lettered in gilt to upper board and backstrip, edges faintly spotted, endpaper maps, the free endpapers lightly browned, top corners a little pushed, very good

Publication Details: Wright & Brown, [1931]

Notes: Inscribed by the author on the half-title, 'with best wishes from the author, Theodora Eyton-Jones, Nov 8/34'. An account of the author's travels in the 'Orthodox East' - the 'first time that an Englishwoman had travelled out alone' to be the guest of the various Patriarchs and Prelates of those Churches, which pioneering spirit led to 'the Patriarch of Jersualem graciously conferring upon me the Orthodox Decoration and Order of "Knight of the Holy Sepulchre"'. The author was born in China, where her parents were engaged in missionary work - in the year following publication of this work she b...more

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Price: £100

Subject: Travel & Topography

Published Date: [1931]

Stock Number: 67621

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