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Narrative of A Year's Journey Through Central and Eastern Arabia (1862-63) Two Volumes.
London and Cambridge, Macmillan and Co. 1865. - Second Edition; Demy 8vo; Vol. I. pp. xiv, 466, (2 pages advertisements) Vol. II. pp. (vi), 398, (2 pages advertisements); engraved frontispiece, folding engraved map with small closed tear at inner margin, 4 folding lithographed plans, original green cloth, title lettered in gilt on spines, gilt decoration to front boards, previous owner's hand made bookplates on the fixed front endpaper of each volume, very good set. Palgrave (1826 - 1888) was an ordained priest, he joined the order of the Jesuits and served as a member of the order in India, Rome and in Syria, where he acquired a command of Arabic. On his second journey to Syria he assumed the identity of a travelling Syrian physician. He travelled from Syria, through Najd, and on to Bahrain and Oman, he returned to Europe, where he wrote this narrative of his travels.
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