Id6.5.03 (Copy 1)
Id6.4.27 (Copy 2)
Thesiger, Wilfred, 1910 - 2003
Arabian sands / Wilfred Thesiger.
London : Longmans, 1959.
xvi, 326,  p.,  leaves of plates : ill. (maps) ; 23 cm. +  fold. map (58 x 35 cm.)
Last two pages are blank.
Folded map printed in red and black in pocket inside back cover.
[Copy 1] Publisher's red cloth; spine lettered in black and gold.
[Copy 2] Publisher's light cream 20th century cloth binding; title stamped in gold, and author and publisher stamped in black on spine.
[Copy 1] Printed bookseller's label inside front cover: Claude Gill Books, 485 Oxford Street, London, W.1.
[Copy 2] Presentation copy with ms. inscription from Wilfred Thesiger to Val ffrench Blake, and two loose ALS from Thesiger, to Val ffrench Blake and to Anthony ffrench Blake; ms. notes by Val ffrench Blake on end leaf; memorial service booklet for Thesiger (Nov. 7th 2003); TLS from Michael Meredith to Colonel ffrench Blake (Nov. 14th 2003).
[Copy 1] Housed in black leather cloth box with gilt lettering and fillets; with original full colour dust-jacket.
[Copy 2] With full-colour, illustrated dust-jacket.
[Copy 1] Ms. note in pencil on front free-endpaper: First edition £50.
Arabian Peninsula Description and travel.
Claude Gill Books bookseller.