SHEPHERD, Anthony. Arabian Adventure. With a Foreword by Lt.-General Sir John Bagut Glubb. London, Collins, 1961.
8vo. Original boards with illustrated dust-wrappers (not price-clipped); pp. 256, plates after photographs, light toning and spotting to wrappers and a little offsetting from endpapers; a very good copy of a scarce title.
First edition. ' This is the story of a young British officer's exciting service with the Trucial Oman Scouts in South-East Arabia - a land torn apart by bedouin feuds and the ambitions of rival sheikhs. Based at Sharjah during the first part of his tour, Captain Shepherd joins many expeditions and campaigns … Later he takes over the complete command of a squadron in the Buraimi Oasis, and is responsible for patrolling and preventing gun-running in the area' (lower flap of wrappers).