Lot 384: Blunt's Pilgrimage to Nejd, the Cradle of the Arab Race

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Lot 384: Author: Blunt, Lady Anne; Title: A Pilgrimage to Nejd, the Cradle of the Arab Race; Place Published: London; Publisher: John Murray; Date Published: 1881; Description: Two volumes. xxxi, [1], 273, [1]; ix, [1], 283, [1] pp. Folding map and more than 30 other illustrations from the author's drawings. (8vo) original cloth stamped in gold and black. Second Edition.Includes a "visit to the court of the Arab Emir, and Our Persian Campaign." Lady Anne Blunt - the granddaughter of poet Lord Byron - and her husband were famous Arabian horse breeders who traveled throughout the Middle East.. Condition: Some wear and tear to covers, spines sunned, binding detaching from text block; stub tear and small marginal tear to map; a little scattered foxing but pages generally bright for their age; very good in a fair binding. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $400-600
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