Item #943 The Syrian Desert, Caravans, Travel and Exploration. Christina Phelps Grant.

The Syrian Desert, Caravans, Travel and Exploration

New York: MacMillan Company, 1938.

Hardcover. Near fine. xv, 410 pp + illustrations from photographs, maps. In original brown cloth with minimal wear to extemities; clean and sound. No dust jacket. Deals primarily with the desert north of Damascus, disucssing routes, caravans, trade volume, the bedouin, the land route as a stage journey to India, motor transport, air travel, pipe lines, and projected railways, with some discussion of changes in the region post-World War I. A lengthy appendix offers notes on sources.

Item #943

Price: $30.00

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