Title: Narrative of a Year's Journey Through ...
Publisher: Gregg Publishing
Publication Date: 1969
Book Condition: Very Good
0576792039 8vo. 466 pp. Red cloth. Book condition: Very Good. Mild wear to boards. 1/2" tear to folding map in rear. First volume only. Reprint of the 1865 edition. Bookseller Inventory # 14000
Synopsis: This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1865. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III Tub Nefood And Djebel Shosieb. Per correr miglior acqua alza le vele Omai la naricclla del mio ingegno, Che laseia dietro a se mar si crudele.--Dante NEFOOD--GENERAL IDEA OP THE DESERT--DESCRIPTION OP THE NEFOOD-- CONDUCT OF THE BEDOUINS DT OITR PARTY--'AALAM-ES-SA'AD--NEWS OF 'ONEYZAH DISTANT VIEW OF DJEBEL DJOBBAH BAND OF SH0MER HORSEMEN -- DJOBBAH, ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD -- THE GOVERNOR--'AAKIL -- SECOND NEFOOD -- SAND HOLLOW AND WELLS -- DJEBEL SHOMER -- K3TNAH, LAKEETAH, AND WOSEYTAH--MEANING OF THE WORD "NEJED "-- FIRST VIEW OF Hi'yel THE PALACE, ITS BUILDINGS ANB OUTER COURT --ATTENDANTS AND PEOPLE -- SEYF THE CHAMBERLAIN -- UNEXPECTED RECOGNITION TELAL'S ARSENAL; HIS Bl'HAWAH--STATE PRISONERS TELAL'S OWN PERSON AND RETINUE -- FIRST MEETING SUPPER AND LODGINGS--OUR POSITION--'abd-el-maijsin, HIS HISTORY AND CHARACTER--HISTORY OF SHOMER--ITS EARLY POPULATION--CONDITION UNDER THE CALIPHS--SUBSEQUENT ANARCHY--'ABD-ALLAH-EBN-RASHEED--HIS FIRST ATTEMPT AND ADVENTURES--HIS ENLISTMENT UNDER TURKEE-EBNSA'OOD AT RIAD-- EXPEDITION AGAINST HASA--'ABD-ALLAH AND MESHAREE--FOUNDATION OF THE NEW SHOMER DYNASTY--DESTRUCTION OF BEYT-'ALEE -- REIGN OF 'ABD-ALLAH -- PRINCIPAL EVENTS--WARS AND CONQUESTS HE BEGINS THE NEW QUARTER AND PALACE OF Ha'yel-- TELAL SUCCEEDS HIS CONQUESTS--INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL POLICY-- POSITION TOWARDS NEJED, THE OTTOMAN GOVERNMENT, EGYPT, AND PERSIA --PERSONAL QUALITIES, AND FAMILY -- AUDIENCE GIVEN TO THE 'AZZAM SILERARAT. Daughters of the Great Desert, to use an Arab phrase, the "Nefood," or sand passes, bear but too strong a family resemblance to their unamiable mother. What has been said elsewhere about their origin, their extent, their bearings, and their connection with the D'hana, or main sand waste of the south, may exempt me from he...
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