ARABIAN SANDS

By: Thesiger, Wilfred

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Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


frontispiece, 68 photos, 9 maps; xvi, 326 pages; A nice example of the First Edition of Thesiger's landmark work. Clean and tight in original binding of blue cloth and light blue boards in bright dustjacket with minor wear at head of spine, now in protective mylar cover. A large folding map tipped in at rear. Thesiger is perhaps the last of the great tradition of explorers and travellers. In this classic volume he relates one of the last great adventures modern man has experienced: his five years with nomad Arabs in the unknown deserts of southern Arabia. An enthralling well written book. ;

Title: ARABIAN SANDS

Author Name: Thesiger, Wilfred

Categories: Modern First Editions, Middle East Studies, Travel and Exploration, Middle East,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1959

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Size: Octavo

Seller ID: 41891

Keywords: Arabia Oman Empty Quarter Exploration Travel Literature Middle East Arabia & Arabian Travel