HARRIS, Walter B.
Title: Journey Through the Yemen and Some General Remarks Upon That Country. FirstEdition.
Publisher:  William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1893,
Seller ID: 99492
HARRIS, Walter B. A Journey Through the Yemen and Some General Remarks UponThat Country. Illustrated from sketches and photographs taken by the autho r. Edinburgh and London : William Blackwood and Sons, MDCCCXCIII . First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xii,(2),-385,(3), frontispiece + 24 full-page plates + 2 full-page maps + folding map. Twenty-four Illustrations in the Text. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gill lettering to spine, black lettering and vignette to front board. Walter Burton Harris, (b. 1866, London - d. April 1933) journalist, traveler, explorer. Contents : Part I. - Some General Remarks on the Yemen. 1. The Yemen. 2. The Yemen before the Hejira. 3. The Yemen since the Hejira. 4. The Influences of Islam in the Yemen. 5. The Rebellion in the Yemen. Part II. - A Journey Through the Yemen. 1. Aden. 2. Aden to Lahej. 3. Lahej to Khoreiba. 4. Across the Turkish Frontier. 5. Sobeh toYerim. 6. Yerim to Dhamar. 7. Dhamar to Sanaa. 8. Sanaa, the Capital of th e Yemen. 9. Sanaa to Menakha. 10. Menakha to Hodaidah. 11. Hodaidah. Appendix : Genealogical and Chronological Tree of the Imams of Sanaa; A List of the Imams of Sanaa, giving their full titles; Pedigree of the Reigning Abdali Sultan of Lahej. Slightly cocked, light wear to spine ends and corners, cloth rubbed and slightly darkened, spine label removed and cloth colouring matched, new rear endpapers, penned number, else a very good, solid copy with the folding map. 500.00