Arabia Felix. The Danish Expedition of 1761-1767.

Hansen, Thorkild.

Book ID: 3033


8vo. 381 pp., half title, numerous maps, b/w illustrations & line-drawings, translated by James & Kathleen McFarlane, cloth in clipped & slightly rubbed round edges d/w, biblio. index, remainder of sticker on half-title page, signature on title page, otherwise copy in very good condition, Collins, London, 1964.


The results and papers of this historic scientific expedition have remained, virtually forgotten, in the Copenhagen Museum, where they were consigned after the sole survivor of the six man team returned, until Thorkild Hansen studied them to produce the Danish edition of this book in 1962.

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