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Author Name:    Dickson, H. R. P.

Title:   The Arab of the Desert - A Glimpse into Badawin Life in Kuwait and Sau'di Arabia

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Good with no dust jacket

Publisher:   London George Allen & Unwin (1951)

Seller ID:   19318

Lacking the map "Falaika Island". All other maps, plates, and illustrations present. Some fading and rubbing to boards. Spine faded. Folding maps and charts all in very good condition. Previous owner's signature on front endpaper. Cloth sleeve at rear has a 3/4" tear at top and some fraying to edges.; Second edition. 664 pages + frontispiece + 48 black-and-white illustrations on 28 black-and-white plate leaves + 4 colour plate leaves (including 1 full page "Colour Sketch Map of Kuwait and its Surroundings) + 11 of 12 maps (including 7 folding sheets in sleeve at rear) + 6 folding pedigree charts in sleeve at rear. Lacking 1 map: "Falaika Island". Orange cloth boards with red panel and gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 231 x 155mm. Orange cloth sleeve at rear endpaper contains 7 (of 8) folding map sheets, and 6 folding pedigree charts.


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