Travels in Arabia Deserta. ...with a new preface by the Author, and all original maps, plans and cuts. Charles M. DOUGHTY.

Travels in Arabia Deserta. ...with a new preface by the Author, and all original maps, plans and cuts.

London: Jonathan Cape & the Medici Society, (1924). Two volumes, 8vo, xxvi, 623, (1); xiv, 690 pp. 9 plates, illustrations in the text and a large coloured folding map in a pocket at the end of volume I. Loosely inserted is an autograph letter from the author, on his headed stationary and dated "Xmas 1914", thanking the recipient for her letter reporting that she had returned "safe & well, after your long benevolent fatigue of nursing the sick..." Original gilt titled red cloth, t.e.g., very slight sunning of spines otherwise fine. In his Introduction to a later edition of this work, T.E. Lawrence stated "[I] have grown to consider it... a bible of its kind... The book has no date and can never grow old. It is the first and indispensable work upon the Arabs of the desert..." Item #28294

Price: £750.00

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