Publisher: London: The Queen Anne Press, 1953.
Edition: First edition, one of 450 (of 500) numbered copies, this one out of series.
Condition: Fine copy in a slightly worn and soiled dust jacket.
Book ID: 28528
Description8vo, original black buckram, red spine label, gilt lettering, top edges stained red, others untrimmed. Frontis and three illustrations by John Craxton.
CommentsThe second book by the great travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915-2011), three essays based on personal experience of life in three famous monasteries: the Abbey at St. Wandrille de Fontanelle, La Grande Trappe and the Rock Monasteries of Cappadocia.