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Arabian Sands

by Thesiger, Wifred

First Edition

Price: $85.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: 018667
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: E. P. Dutton
  • Place: New York, NY
  • Date published: 1959
  • Keywords: MIDDLE EAST CULTURE EXPLORATION DESERT EMPTY QUARTER ARABIA ARABS

New York, NY: E. P. Dutton, 1959. New York, NY, E. P. Dutton, 1959. First edition. 8vo. Blue quarter cloth over blue boards, decorated in white and gilt. 326 pp. In this extraordinary book, Wilfred Thesiger relates one of the last great adventures modern man has experienced: his five years of travel with the nomad Arabs in the unknown deserts of southern Arabia. There are sixty-eight black and white plates and nine maps. A pull-out map is tipped in at rear. An amazing tale of an amazing man! Previous owner name inside front and rear boards. Dust jacket is chipped primarily at spine and extremities. Very good in good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Quarter Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.