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THESIGER, Wilfred. Arabian Sands. Illustrated. New York : E.P. Dutton and Company, Inc., 1959. First American Edition. Pp [i]-xvi,-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
Title: Arabian Sands. US in dj.
Publisher: E.P. Dutton, New York, 1959,:
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