Maggs Bros Ltd

Expédition en Arabie Centrale. 

LIPPENS Philippe (1956.)

£200.00  [First Edition]

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First edition. With a folding map, 39 half-tone and 5 coloured illustrations. Original pictorial wrappers, just a little marked, with a crease to the upper wrap. Uncut and unopened. Very good. xi,214pp. 1 page index. Paris: Adrien-Maisonneuve,

"Capitaine-Aviateur Lippens' book tells the story of a historic expedition, of four men, which journeyed in southern Saudi-Arabia in 1951-52. It was the first archaeological reconnaissance made under the auspices of the Wahabi government and the personal patronage of Ibn Saud." (E. Macro).

Stock Code: 212574