By Major R E Cheesman
London   Macmillan and Co.
10" by 7" [5], viii-xx, 447pp
A profusely illustrated, first edition work, recounting Major Robert Cheesman's journey in the Arabian peninsula.
By Major R E Cheesman

1926 In Unknown Arabia

London   Macmillan and Co.
10" by 7" [5], viii-xx, 447pp
A profusely illustrated, first edition work, recounting Major Robert Cheesman's journey in the Arabian peninsula.
£400.00
: 1.5kgs / : 698L20

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First Edition, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

In the publisher's original cloth binding. Cheesman collected over 300 specimens from the Al-Ahsa Oasis during this journey, which are now held in the British Museum. He was the first to map the Arabian coast from the Gulf of Salwah to Uqair. Illustrated throughout, with a frontispiece, 66 plates and three maps including one large folding plate to the rear. Collated, complete. A very bright copy of this work, with the large map unblemished.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, generally smart with bumping to the head and tail of spine. Light rubbing to the head and tail of spine, extremities and joints. Internally, firmly bound. Offsetting to the half-title. Pages are very bright and otherwise clean.

Very Good

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