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The Arab of Mesopotamia.

BELL Gertrude ([1917].)

£350.00  [First Edition]

Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.

First edition. With a map frontispiece. 12mo. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover; mild bubbling to cloth, some of the gilt lettering worn away, very good otherwise. [vi], 202 pp. Basrah, Published by the Superintendent Government Press.

In 1918 Gertrude Bell was the local agent of the Arab Bureau in Basrah and contributed many articles to the Arab Bulletin. She is credited with writing the second part of this book, Asiatic Turkey, and at least two articles in the first part are written by her.

Stock Code: 226008