It will be noticed that this book is written in the first person singular.
I have not been in Persia, whereas Mr. De Lorey spent two years there as a member of the Legation of France at the Court of Teheran.
It is right, therefore, that the descriptions should be his in form as they are in actuality. Our method of collaboration was very simple and direct. I suggested to him a general scheme for the book, drawn up on the lines of my Queer T [tings about japan. H e considered how far this was applicable to the conditions of Persia, and produced the actual scheme. Upon this we worked.
Our method of work was for him to spend so many hours or days in thinking out the subject of a. Chapter.
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