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No signatures. A 1" x 3/8" chip to front panel of dust-jacket at lower margin. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 1951 reprint. Third printing (the first edition was in 1950). 278 pages + frontispiece + 2 plates. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 198 x 134mm. Text in English, translated by G. Khuri. With a Foreword by Philip P. Graves. "King Abdullah of Transjordan, distinguished as man, statesman and monarch, and perhaps the outstanding personlity of the Arab world in our time, has written a book of much personal, historical, and military interest." - from dust-jacket blurb. Contents: Intropduction; Forewords; Translator's Note; Presentation; Mecca to Constantinople; Home with Honour; Turks and Arabs: A Digression; To Taif and Damascus; The Campain in 'Asir; Difficulties with the Turks in the Hejaz; M.P. for Mecca; More Troubles in the Hejaz; Under the Shadow of War; War; Two Years of Preparation; The Revolt: Mecca and Taif; The Revolt: Three Anxious Months; The Revolt: Final Victory; The Wahabi Campaign; Our Allies; We Win Transjordan; Political Progress in Transjordan; The Arab Legion and the War; Appendices; Index.
Title: Memoirs of King Abdullah of Transjordan
Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: (1951)
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 19874