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1 THESIGER, Wilfred Arabian Sands. US in dj.
E.P. Dutton, New York, 1959, 
THESIGER, Wilfred. Arabian Sands. Illustrated. New York : E.P. Dutton and Company, Inc., 1959. First American Edition. Pp [i]-xvi,[1]-326,(10), frontis + 46 pp plates + folding map at rear. Text Maps. 8vo, blue cloth spine, blue paper covered boards, white and gilt lettering to spine, white and giltsand dune design to front board. Sir Wilfred Patrick Thesiger (1910-2003) was a British explorer and travel writer born in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Thesiger is best known for two travel books. Arabian Sands (1959) recounts his travels in the Empty Quarter of Arabia between 1945 and 1950 and describes the vanishing way of life of the Bedouins. The Marsh Arabs (1964) is an account of the Madan, the indigenous people of the marshlands of southern Iraq. Name, else very good in rubbed and nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 50.00

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2 ROBINSON, A.H.W. Geographical Journal, 123:4, December 1957) THESIGER, Wilfred. LINNAEUS, Carl) Marine Surveying in Britain During the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. An article in The Geographical Journal, Vol. 123, Part 4, December 1957
Royal Geographical Society, London, 1957, 
(The Geographical Journal). ROBINSON, A.H.W. "Marine Surveying in Britain During the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries". An article in The Geographical Journal, Vol. CXXIII, Part IV, December 1957, pp. 449-456. London: TheRoyal Geographical Society, 1957. Pp. i-xii,[437]-436,(2), + 8 p. of black and white plates and 3 folding maps. Illustrated. 8vo, printed blue card c overs. Also includes: G.C. Band, M.H. Westmacott and J. Kempe's "The Exploration of Huagaruncho: A Peruvian Journey" (pp. 437-448); Wilfred Thesiger's"A Journey in Nuristan" (pp. 457-464); J.E.G.W. Greenwood's "The Developme nt of Vegetation Patterns in Somaliland Protectorate" (pp. 465-473); J.N. Jennings's "On the Orientation of Parabolic or U-Dunes" (pp. 474-480); R.A. Hamilton, C.A. Biddle, and B.W. Sparks's "Surveying Aneroids: Their Uses and Limitations" (pp. 481-498); Gerald de Gaury's "A Note on Masira Island" (pp. 499-502); R.S. Waters's "Differential Weathering and Erosion on Old-Lands" (pp. 503-509); Edward Hindle's "Carl Linnaeus as a Traveller" (pp. 510-513). A clean, tidy copy. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. For the issue. 35.00

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3 THESIGER, Wilfred Marsh Arabs. First Penguin Paperback.
Penguin, Middlesex, 1967, 
THESIGER, Wilfred. The Marsh Arabs. (Middlesex): Penguin, (1967). First Penguin Printing. Pp. [1]-233,(7). Illustrated with maps and 48 pages of blackand white plates. 12mo, illustrated card covers, mass market paperback. Tw o small price stickers to front cover, minor marking to rear cover, creasing to spine and covers. 25.00

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