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A Pilgrim in Arabia by  H. ST J. B. (HARRY ST. JOHN BRIDGES PHILBY) PHILBY - Hardcover - 1943 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 003386)

A Pilgrim in Arabia

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A Pilgrim in Arabia

by PHILBY, H. ST J. B. (HARRY ST. JOHN BRIDGES PHILBY)

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London: Golden Cockerel Press,, 1943. (London) Golden Cockerel Press (1943). 4to, quarter-crushed niger morocco and linen spine, banded and gilt lettered, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Linen a little soiled. An extremely nice copy. One of 350 (the first thirty were bound in full niger with a short supplement) printed in Perpetua type on Arnold's mouldmade paper. Portrait frontispiece of the author in Arab head- dress. In the Introduction, Philby writes ".the Arabs resent the tendency of the Christian West to claim, and by its greater military might, achieve control over the Islamic lands of the Middle East." Account of a journey that began in 1931. Binding is Morocco and Linen. 4to.. Morocco and Linen.. About Fine. 4to.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
003386
Title
A Pilgrim in Arabia
Author
PHILBY, H. ST J. B. (HARRY ST. JOHN BRIDGES PHILBY)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - About Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London: Golden Cockerel Press,
Date published
1943
Keywords
PRESS BOOKS AND FINE PRINTING TRAVEL & EXPLORATION GOLDEN COCKEREL, TRAVEL, ARABIA, PHILBY
Size
4to

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soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
morocco
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fine
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gilt
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