This work is attributed to Samuel Evers. He spent about three weeks in Cyprus, mainly in Larnaca, which he described in some detail. Evers crossed from Bassora to Cyprus via Baghdad, northern Syria and Aleppo and did not visit the Holy Land.
A Journal, Kept On A Journey From Bassora To Bagdad; Over The Little Desert, To Aleppo, Cyprus, Rhodes, Zante, Corfu; And Otranto, In Italy; In the Year 1779. By A Gentleman, Late an Officer in the Service of the Honourable East-India Company: Containing An Account of the Progress of Caravans over the Desert of Arabia; Mode and Expences of Quarantine; Description of the Soil, Manners and Customs of the various Countries on this extensive Route, &c. &c. Horsham: Printed By Arthur Lee; And Sold By J. F. and C. Rivington, St. Paul’s Church-Yard. M.DCC.LXXXIV.