CONDÉ, Bruce See Lebanon. Over 100 Selected Trips, with History and Pictures. Revised Second Edition. Beirut, Harb Bijjani Press [for Farah G. Farah], 1960.
8vo. Original illustrated wrappers designed by Paul Koroleff; pp. xvi, 574, , folding map at rear, wrappers a little dusted in places, final leaf (index to map with torn away corner, resuling in a little loss), even browning due to paper stock.
A very rare and substantial guidebook (first, 1955, with 60 trips), written by an American bohemien living in Tangiers, who had meddled in the independene and Royalist movement of Yemen, and rose to the rank of officer. The obituray in The Independent opens as follows 'A royalist, philatelist, Muslim [not completely lapsed Catholic - cataloguer ] and former US officer, Bruce Conde (alias Alfonso Yorba, Hajji Abdurrahman and General Bruce Alfonso de Bourbon, Prince of Conde) was a prominent figure in monarchist and Arabist circles' (August 4, 1992, online)..
COPAC locates a single copy, at the British School at Athens; Beirut Arab University holds another copy