London, South Kensington
16 November 2004
DICKSON, H. R. P. Kuwait and her Neighbours, edited by Clifford Witting, London: George Allen & Unwin, 1956. 8° (230 x 152mm). Half title, coloured photographic portrait title, coloured and half tone plates and illustrations, folding table, 8 folding maps and tables secured under cloth band at end. Original fawn cloth gilt, dust-jacket.
With 73 other 20th-century books of related interest including Gertrude Bell's Letters ... Selected and Edited by Lady Bell (London, 1927, 2 vols.), Freya Stark's Seen in the Hadhramaut (London, 1938, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR), Zahra Freeth's Kuwait was My Home (London, 1956), Hans Helfritz's The Yemen. A Secret Journey (London, 1958) and a number of other books by Freya Stark. (74)
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