Pococke travelled in September 1737 to the Levant, where he spent three years, much of this time in Egypt. In the autumn of 1738 he spent two months in Cyprus. The description of Cyprus is in part 1 of volume II (pp. 209-235) and includes a map (pl. XXXI, engraved by Thomas Jefferys) on which Pococke recorded the route he followed in his exploration of the island. He also published plans of ancient Citium and Salamis, whose ruins he visited.
A Description Of The East, And Some other Countries Volume the First. Observations on Egypt. By Richard Pococke, LL. D. F. R. S. [... Vol. II. Part I. Observations on Palæstine or the Holy Land, Syria, Mesopotamia, Cyprus, and Candia ... Vol. II. Part II. Observations on the Islands of the Archipelago, Asia Minor, Thrace, Greece, and some other Parts of Europe.] London: Printed for the Author, by W. Bowyer; and sold by J. and P. Knapton, W. Innys, W. Meadows, G. Hawkins, S. Birt, T. Longman, C. Hitch, R. Dodsley, J. Nourse, and J. Rivington. MDCCXLIII. [... M DCC XLV.]