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LABORDE, Léon de. Voyage de l'Arabie pétrée.
Paris : 1830First edition of "an important work" (Blackmer), extensively illustrated with lithographs, and including a lengthy introductory essay on different aspects of the region, including travel, pilgrim routes, and trade. In 1826 the 17-year-old de Laborde (1809-1869) travelled with his father across Asia Minor and Syria to Cairo, where he met the engineer... Learn More£19,500.00
Stock Code: 107973
[STEPHENS, John Lloyd.] Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petraea, and the Holy Land.
New York : 1837First edition, presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "Francis illegible Grant from his friend the author", part of the inscription blotted out, apparently correcting the first names of the recipient.
John Lloyd Stephens (1805-1852), along with Frederick Catherwood, is best known as one of the pioneers of Mayan... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 139468
LA ROQUE, Jean de. Voyage de l'Arabie Heureuse,
Amsterdam : 1716Published in the same year as the first edition (Paris: André Cailleau), Atabey cites this Amsterdam edition from a reference to the British Library Catalogue and does not note the presence of the attractive frontispiece. La Roque's little book is "one of the first accounts of Yemen" (Arcadian Library), and was first published in English in 1726 (as... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 139029
NIEBUHR, Carsten. Beschreibung von Arabien.
Copenhagen : 1772First edition. Niebuhr trained as a surveyor in order to support himself into his majority, then receiving a small inheritance. He next studied mathematics at Göttingen before joining the Hanoverian corps of engineers. In 1760 he was invited to join the scientific expedition being sent out by Frederick V of Denmark. Originally intended for the purpose... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 46821