London. Bloomsbury. (circa1989). New Illustrated Edition. Stock ID #164557
Introduction by T.E.Lawrence. Black and white illustrations, full page colour plates, 256pp, index, small quarto, very good copy in protected duatjacket. This book is a tale of adventurein which Doughty writes of the two years he spent travelling through the Arabian Penninsula, in the 1870's. A compelling figure, part scientist, part poet and fluent in Arabic, his prose is rich and lyrical and his thoughts and feelings are simple and direct. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 164557).
Price: $28.00 AU