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Travels in Arabia – Bayard Taylor (1872) (1st edition)

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Travels in Arabia – Bayard Taylor (1872) (1st edition)

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Title: Travels in Arabia, an Illustrated Library of Travel and Adventure volume
Author: Bayard Taylor (ed), Thomas Stevens (ed)
Publisher: Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., New York, 1872. First edition, scarce!
Condition: Hardcover, decorative cloth. In fan

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Title: Travels in Arabia, an Illustrated Library of Travel and Adventure volume
Author: Bayard Taylor (ed), Thomas Stevens (ed)
Publisher: Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., New York, 1872. First edition, scarce!
Condition: Hardcover, decorative cloth. In fantastic condition for its age. Beautiful book. With 12 very fine illustrations and a folding map in excellent condition.

A compilation of some of the best writings of travels into Arabia.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.

Sketch of Arabia; its Geographical Position and Ancient History

CHAPTER II.

Early Explorers of Arabia

CHAPTER III.

Niebuhr’s Travels in Yemen

CHAPTER IV.

Burckhardt’s Journey to Mecca and Medina

CHAPTER V.

Wellsted’s Explorations in Oman

CHAPTER VI.

Wellsted’s Discovery of an Ancient City in Hadramaut

CHAPTER VII.

Burton’s Pilgrimage

p. viCHAPTER VIII.

Palgrave’s Travels in Central Arabia: from Palestine to the Djowf

CHAPTER IX.

Palgrave’s Travels—Residence in the Djowf

CHAPTER X.

Palgrave’s Travels—Crossing the Nefood

CHAPTER XI.

Palgrave’s Travels—Life in Ha’yel

CHAPTER XII.

Palgrave’s Travels—Journey to Bereydah

CHAPTER XIII.

Palgrave’s Travels—Journey to Ri’ad the Capital of Nedjed

CHAPTER XIV.

Palgrave’s Travels—Adventures in Ri’ad

CHAPTER XV.

Palgrave’s Travels—His Escape to the Eastern Coast

CHAPTER XVI.

Palgrave’s Travels—Eastern Arabia

CHAPTER XVII.

Lady Blunt’s pilgrimage to Nejd

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

Night March In The Desert
The Coffee Hills of Yemen
View of El-Medina
A valley in Oman
The ruins of Nakab El-Hadjar, in Hadramaut
View of Medina from the West
Camp at Mount Arafat
Costume of Pilgrims to Mecca
William Gifford Palgrave
An Arab Chief
Captain Burton as a Pilgrim
The village of El-Suwayrkiyah
An arab encampment
Death on the desert