* Rare * Douglas Carruthers Arabian Adventure Quest For The Oryx 1st 1935


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Author: Douglas Carruthers Title: Arabian Adventure To The Great Nafud in Quest of the Oryx  Publication:  First Edition 1st Impression Published By H.F. & G. Witherby London 1935……………………………. (See Pictures)Condition Of Book and Dust-Jacket:This is a Very Good + Copy of this Book in Publisher’s brown cloth with white title lettering to spine.Laid in at the front of the book is the book’s original front cover of the d/j and what appears to be the rear dust-jacket flap also.Illustrated with some 33 plates and with 2 maps one of which is endpaper map and also a coloured folding map to the end of the volume.The book has a firm binding and the internal text block remains lovely and clean.This copy no previous owner’s names or inscriptions present.This is a rear title on the confines of the Arabian peninsula and in particular the North-Western Nafud,very much Doughty’s Country.The book is a comprehensive one and reflects very much the 20 years of wandering among the nomads of Arabia.he is also a keen field naturalist and he travelled widely through the Arabian wasteland to prove the existence of the rare and largely unknown Arabian Oryx .A very decent copy for the collector of this uncommon title 8vo 208pp First Edition 1st Impression [1935]  UK Postage: Free Sent Royal Mail 24 Tracked 1-2 Working Days Air-Mail Europe Tracked  £12.95Air-Mail Rest of World Tracked £18.95Air-Mail Zone 3  Tracked USA £18.95

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