New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. First American Edition. First Printing, one of 1,500 copies. Octavo (19.25cm); orange cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in black on spine and front cover; patterned endpapers; black topstain; dustjacket; [ii],,9-119,pp. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $1.50), with a hint of sunning and two tiny scuffs to spine, and minute wear to lower corners.
Series of essays, historical vignettes, and recollections on the Egyptian city of Alexandria, where Forster was stationed as a non-combatant during World War I. Preceded by the Hogarth Press edition, published two months prior to this American appearance. KIRKPATRICK A9c.