1. Preparations for a journey to Balbec; 2. Residence at Balbec; 3. Residence at Tripoli; 4. Journey from Tripoli to Abra; 5. Probability of the existence of hidden treasures in the East; 6. Journey of Lady Hester from Mar Elias to Ascalon; 7. History of Ascalon; 8. Visit of the author to the Maronite convent in the village of Joon; 9. M. Surur, English agent at Damietta; 10. Disappearance of Colonel Boutin, a French traveller; 11. Quarrel between a Druze and a Metoualy; 12. Journey of the Princess of Wales to Jerusalem; 13. Departure of the author for Europe; 14. Departure from Cyprus, and voyage to Marseilles; Additional note.
This 1846 three-volume work documents the adventures in the Middle East of the unconventional Lady Hester Stanhope (1776-1839).