Travels in Arabia Deserta. With an Introduction by T.E. Lawrence. New and definitive edition. Charles M. DOUGHTY.

Travels in Arabia Deserta. With an Introduction by T.E. Lawrence. New and definitive edition.

London: Jonathan Cape, 1943. Second impression thus. Two volumes. Large 8vo. 674; 696 pp. 20th century brown full morocco, gilt lettered to the spines, marbled endpapers, prior owner's discreet booklabel to the front pastedowns. Portrait frontispiece, 8 plates and 2 folding maps. An attractive set. "[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..." (from Lawrence's Introduction). "New and definitive edition", first published in this format in 1936 to match Lawrence's Seven Pillars of Wisdom. First published 1888, and with Lawrence's introduction 1921. Item #34933

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