Arabian Sands

Thesiger, Wilfred

Published by Longmans (1959), London, 1959
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Title: Arabian Sands

Publisher: Longmans (1959), London

Publication Date: 1959

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: Fair

Edition: First Edition.


Ex-library. Rebound. Lacking the map called for in a rear pocket. Library stamps and markings. Dustjacket in plastic cover, taped to endpapers.; xvi, 326 pages + frontispiece + plates. Lacking the folding map at rear. Page dimensions: 210mm x 140mm. "With this book, Wilfred Thesiger takes his place among the few great Arabian travellers - not only as an explorer but as a writer. Doughty, Lawrence, Bertram Thomas and St. John Philby preceded him, but as St. John Philby himself said, 'The crowning touches have been placed on this exploratory activity in Arabia by Wilfred Thesiger who is probably the greatest of all the explorers .'" - from the dustjacket blurb. ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 15900

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