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Arabian Sands: The Remarkable True Story of One of the Last Great Adventures of Modern Times by  Wilfred Thesiger - First Edition stated, First Printing - from West of Eden Books (SKU: 10913)

Arabian Sands: The Remarkable True Story of One of the Last Great Adventures of Modern Times

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Arabian Sands: The Remarkable True Story of One of the Last Great Adventures of Modern Times

by Thesiger, Wilfred

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New York, Dutton, 1959, hardcover, xvi-326 pp, First Edition stated, First Printing, Very Good+ in Good dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, top front corner bumped. Dustjacket unclipped bearing original price, light rubs, edge nicks, chip to head of spine, in new Brodart sleeve. The author relates the stories of his five years of travel, beginning in 1945, with the nomad Bedu Arabs through the unknown deserts of southern Arabia. Profusely illustrated throughout with 68 pages of black-&-white photographs and nine maps including a 21" x 17" fold-out, attached to the rear pastedown endpaper, of the Empty Quarter and the routes of Thesiger's extensive journeys. Appended: Arabic and Botanical Names of Plants Mentioned in the Book, A List of Chief Characters on the Various Journeys, Index.

Synopsis

"First published in Great Britain by Longmans, Green 1959, first published in the United States of America by E.P. Dutton 1959"--T.p. verso. "Reprinted with a second preface 1991"--T.p. verso. Includes index. "Gift, April 2007"

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West of Eden Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
10913
Title
Arabian Sands: The Remarkable True Story of One of the Last Great Adventures of Modern Times
Author
Thesiger, Wilfred
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
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Edition
First Edition stated, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover

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About West of Eden Books

West of Eden Books is a home-based bookseller selling exclusively on-line since October 2003. We specialize in Out-Of-Print and Collectible Books with interests ranging from the Fine and Performing Arts to Science, Sports and Modern Literature. We are in daily contact with top booksellers worldwide and are happy to provide free referrals on request. Most of our listed books are first edition, first printings, carefully researched through our own reference materials and many other available sources. Most books are in Very Good to Fine condition with any flaws carefully noted. All hardcover books with dustjackets will receive a new archival quality Brodart dustjacket sleeve prior to shipping. Customer service and satisfaction is of primary importance to us at West of Eden Books. Our feedback from customers has been overwhelmingly positive. We pride ourselves in this and pledge to address any issue with any of our products or services to your satisfaction. Digital images available on request.

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