Adventures in Arabia

W. B. Seabrook

Published by Harcourt, Brace & Co, 1927
Used Condition: Good Hardcover
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Rare and Collectible 1927 1st Edition, Stated 3rd Printing in VERY GOOD & SURPRISINGLY WELL-PRESERVED CONDITION. Buy only from dealers who fully describe their books, noting all flaws, and undisclosed surprises. 100% guaranteed—NOT X-library copy, later edition or reprint. ORIGINAL OUT-OF-PRINT COPY of Seabrook’s 1927 classic account of his travels among the “Bedouins, Druses, Whirling Dervishes and Yezidee Devil Worshippers” of the Arabian peninsula.VERY GOOD hardcover, no DJ. Book is immaculate and completely unmarked: no bookseller stickers or pricing notes, no ex-library detritus; no prior owner’s signature, inscriptions, notes, underlining; Black cloth cover boards lie square and straight and are immaculate; pictorial design on front cover in gold, green and black are unfaded and show no dust dulling. Spine straight with no leaning or “cocking” although it is slightly concave from standing for 89 years. Binding is sound except for slightly loose front hinge and frontispiece. There is no wear to spine ends; spine titles are clear; corners are unworn. The interior pages are unmarked, fresh, clear and immaculate with light age mottling to the first few empty pages only. There are no soiled, creased, damaged or missing pages. Copy is magnificently illustrated with 38 B & W photographs and over 40 pen drawings by Miss A, G, Peck. Fascinating, anecdotal portrait of the Arabian peninsula after World War I. Expedited shipping is available for both US and international orders. Ships promptly, usually within 48 hours of order receipt, and is professionally wrapped and shipped in new, hard box with special protective packaging by an experienced collectible book dealer, This memoir has been reprinted in 2007. The original 1927 1st Edition in Very Good condition is quite rare. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-19051278824

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Title: Adventures in Arabia

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & Co

Publication Date: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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