Arabia of The Wahhabis.

Philby, H. St. James.

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Book ID: 23367

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8vo. xiv 422 pp, frontispiece, 28 b/w plates, 1 folding map, 12 figures, 1 plan, contemporary cloth, half-title page slightly foxed, otherwise copy clean and in very good condition, index, Constable & Co. Ltd, London First edition, 1928.

Synopsis

In Arabia of the Wahhabis Philby tells the story of the last four months of his wartime mission to Ibn Saud, then Emir of Najd. “ This volume continues and complete the record of my sojourn in Arabia during the years 1917 and 1918. in effect, therefore, it forms a third volume of the Heart of Arabia and, with the two volumes of that work, can at any rate claim to present a picture of Arabia at the end of perfectly definite period of its evolution.”

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