First edition. Quarto, pp 446. Large folding sketch map showing the region from Jeddah to Suez and Damascus tipped at the end. The rare two page advertisement for Charles Doughty's Travels in Arabia Deserta tipped in facing p434 as called for. Bound in tan buckram covered hard boards, gilt to spine, top edge stained brown. With the original dust jacket which has been price clipped.
The book is in beautiful Fine condition, no issues of condition to note other than a little spotting to the rough cut fore-edges. The jacket has a short (1cm) tear to the head of the spine and two 3cm and one 1cm tear on the bottom edge, all without loss. Importantly, and most unusually, the red lettering on the jacket spine remains unfaded. Overall the jacket is in better than Very good condition.