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Life in the Desert: Recollections of Travel in Asia and Africa

Author: du Couret, Louis (Colonel) (1812 - 1867)
Price: $49.00
Publisher Location: New York
Publisher: Mason Brothers
Year Published: 1860
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Edition: First Edition
Original brown cloth with edge wear at the corners, but no fading and a bright gilt title on the spine. Hinges tight, no stains , no foxing, no prior owner marks. This Frenchman's travels took him to Ethiopia from Egypt, then to Mecca and the Arabian desert to the coast of the Persian Gulf and Muscat before turning north up to Baghdad. Protected in a clear, mylar dust jacket. Wikipedia says some scholars have doubts about the authenticity of some of his travel stories.
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