PHILBY, H. St. J.B. Across Arabia: From the Persian Gulf to the Red Sea.

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PHILBY, H. St. J.B. Across Arabia: From the Persian Gulf to the Red Sea. London, RGS, December 1920.

8vo. Original printed wrappers; contained in an issue of the Georgraphical Journal; pp. 446-468, plates after photographs, lithographic folding map, printed in three colours; a very clean and fresh copy.
Philby set out from Bahrain to the south west, travelling via Riyadh and Taif to Jeddah. The result is a fascinating illustrated travelogue and as always with this genre of literature, it contains the best map of the period for this part of the Arabian peninsula.

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