Desert and Delta. Major C. S. Jarvis.

Desert and Delta

London: John Murray, 1958.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. viii, 319 pp + illustrations + foldout map. Prospectus for Jarvis' book Three Deserts laid in. Light general wear and soiling to boards; inscription on front free endpaper, offsetting to to p. viii and p. 1 from foldout map; else clean. No dust jacket. Reminiscences from Jarvis' days in the Middle East including colorful chapters on the Wafd, election day in Egypt, royal visits, bandits, brigands and bad men, Ramadan and religion, the Wadi Gedeirat, the road to Jerusalem, poets and exiles, and more.

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Price: $15.00

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