Hadramaut. Some of Its Mysteries Unveiled.

Van Der Muelen, D. & H. Von Wissmann.

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Book ID: 2977

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8vo. xxv, [1], 248 pp., frontis. folding map, numerous b/w plates, 1 large folding map at rear pocket, introduction by Christian Snouck Hurgronje, Publication of the De Goeje Fund No IX, contemporary cloth, title gilt on spine, index, occasional foxing, otherwise copy in very good condition, E.J. Brill Ltd, Leyden, first edition, 1932.

Synopsis

“Van der Meulen and von Wissmann have laid solid foundations for a detailed exploration of Hadramaut; they have smoothed the way for later investigators, who, provided they are endowed with the same tact and modesty, and with the same understanding of Arabian psychology, will be able to complete the task; by their behaviour they have sown the seeds of respect and esteem for the name of European”. C. Snouck Hurgronje (The preface).

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