The Land of Midian.

Philby, H. St. John.

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Book ID: 1677


8vo. xi, 286 pp., frontis. 38 plates of 62 b/w photo illus., 1 folding map, title gilt on spine, green cloth, lightly faded, otherwise copy in very good condition, index, Ernest Benn Ltd, London, first edition, 1957.


This covers Philby’s first Midian journey in 1950. He wanted to prove his worth as an historian of Pre-Islamic Arabia and the area was known to be full of traces of ancient sites. First issue of the first edition.

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