This work, which is of particular significance for Cyprus, consists of 13 letters written by Drummond, mostly to his brother, during the years 1744-1750 while he travelled in Cyprus and Asia Minor on business. Letters 6, 7, 8, and 13 refer to Cyprus. There is a map of Cyprus, dedicated to George Wakeman, British consul in Larnaca, in letter 9, and a plate of Larnaca bay (Salines) in letter 8. Engravings of St. Mammas, St. Hilarion and Buffavento, Bella Pais, and the church of Kanakarga and Cantara Castle are to be found in letter 13. After the publication of his book, Drummond was appointed British consul in Aleppo.
Travels Through Different Cities of Germany, Italy, Greece, And Several Parts Of Asia, As Far As The Banks Of The Euphrates: In a Series of Letters. Containing, An Account of what is most remarkable in their Present State, As well as in their Monuments Of Antiquity. By Alexander Drummond, Esq; His Majesty’s Consul at Aleppo. London: Printed by W. Strahan for the Author. MDCCLIV.