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PHILBY, Harry, St. John Bridger.


A Pilgrim in Arabia. 1943.

FIRST EDITION. LIMITED EDITION 182/350. 4to. (25 x 19 cm.). pp.191[+1]. Original quarter brown morocco over cream cloth boards, top edge gilt. Ex libris Cecil Gill*. Frontispiece portrait. Boards lightly soiled, edges a trifle browned.

*Cecil Gill was brother of Eric Gill, one of thirteen siblings. Philby (1885-1960), was an Arabist, explorer, writer, and British colonial office intelligence officer, apart from being the father of the notorious Kim Philby. This book is a collection of essays selected from a vast mass of unpublished material accumulated during the quarter century of my sojourn in the Middle East (Preface).

Price £ 400.00
Stock Code F48087
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