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Travels to the City of the Caliphs,
1840 - Along the Shores of the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean. Including a Voyage to the Coast of Arabia, and a Tour on the Island of Socotra. First edition. 2 vols. Folding map & lithograph frontispiece to each vol. 8vo. Contemporary calf rebacked gilt spines laid down extra, an Eton gift bindng. London, A scarce book which is one of the best English nineteenth century accounts of Arabia and the Gulf, in which Wellsted wrote up and edited the adventures of his friend Lieut. Ormsby. In addition he also included his impressions of Socotra where he had travelled for some weeks in early 1834 whilst on leave from the surveying ship Palinarus.Macro, 2283. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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