ARABIA DESERTA: A Topographical Itinerary. Alois Musil.

ARABIA DESERTA: A Topographical Itinerary

New York: The American Geographical Society, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. 631 p. Frontispiece map, with 119 illustrations (the map pocket and map case are not present, as is the case with most copies). Among the least known but most accomplished scholars of Arabia and the Levant, the Czech explorer Alois Musil traveled through northern Hejaz and Najd, extensively mapping the topography as he went. American Geographical Society, Oriental Explorations and Studies No. 2. Tall octavo. Original gray cloth binding, with black and gilt titles. Internally crisp and clean. Small ink stamp ("Michael M. Ripinsky Collection") to the front flyleaf and rear pastedown. Light wear to the corners and tips; else very good. Very Good. Item #63472

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