The Land of Midian.

Philby, H. St. John.

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Book ID: 1677

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8 vo. xi, 286 pp; frontis. 38 plates of 62 b/w photo illus., 1 folding map, cloth, index, Ernest Benn Ltd, London, 1957.

Synopsis

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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