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127746
(ARAB INDEPEDENCE).

The King of Hedjaz and Arab Independence....

With a Fascimile of the Proclamation of June 27, 1916.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Hayman, Christy & Lilly, 1917

Stock Code: 127746

£450
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

First edition. A translation and facsimile reprint of the original Arabic proclamation of King Hussein, announcing his independence from Turkish rule, including accusations that the Turkish forces attempted to shell the Kaaba. It is printed together with the text of "the proclamation issued at Baghdad by Lieut-General Sir Stanley Maude after the occupation of that city by the British Forces".

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Description

Octavo. Original publishers wraps with title in red to front, folding facsimile of the proclamation in Arabic.

Illustrations

Half-tone photographic portrait frontispiece of Hussein the First, King of Hedjaz.

Condition

A few minor bumps and marks around the bottom, interior lightly browned. A very good copy.

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