2 edition of Travels in Arabia deserta found in the catalog.
Travels in Arabia deserta
Charles Montagu Doughty
|Statement||by Charles M. Doughty ; with a new preface by the author ; introduction by T.E. Lawrence.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. in 1 :|
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TRAVELS IN ARABIA DESERTA has been recognized, almost since its publication in , as one of the greatest travel books in the English language. Doughty spent almost two years traveling, going on pilgrimages, and living with various nomad tribes in northwestern Arabia, then a land almost completely unknown to Europeans and Americans. In his introduction to Travels in Arabia Deserta, he underlines the importance of Doughty’s achievement, saying that ‘no one who is seriously interested in travel or arab custom, or indeed the extremity of human experience, can afford to ignore this book’. Limited to .
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Travels in Arabia Deserta () is a travel book by Charles Montagu Doughty (–), an English poet, writer, and traveller. Doughty had travelled in the Middle East and spent some time living with the Bedouins during the s.
Rory Stewart describes the book as "a unique chronicle of a piece of history that has been lost". Travels in Arabia Deserta, Volume 1 book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
Western exploration of the Arabian Desert began 4/5. Jun 27, · Travels in Arabia Deserta [Charles Montagu Doughty] on stichtingdoel.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages/5(3).
Jan 01, · Travels in Arabia Deserta, originally published inis a two-volume set which describes English poet Charles Doughty's extensive travels through the Arabian deserts and the discoveries he made there. The work became well-regarded for its beautiful prose as well as its extensiveness, which made it a benchmark of ambitious travel writing in the early 20th century.
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Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprin 4/5. Travels in Arabia Deserta, Volume II (Vol. 2) by Doughty, Charles M. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at stichtingdoel.com He is best known for his travel book Travels in Arabia Deserta, a work in two volumes that, although it had little immediate influence upon its publication, slowly became a kind of touchstone of ambitious travel writing, one valued as much for its language as for its content.
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The book is extremely dry and consists of Doughty mostly wandering around, describing 5/5(1). 26 rows · Jan 30, · Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit.
Running title: On verso: Travels in Arabia Deserta. On recto [according to subject of page]. Errata "Correction" on vol. 1, p. [viii]. Large colored lithographic folding map in pocket at rear of Vol. Map has title: A sketch map itinerarium of part of North Western Arabia and Negd.
By Charles M. Doughty. The result of a journey in the s undertaken to explore the geographical origins of Christianity, Travels in Arabia Deserta is one of the most important and influential works produced on Arabia. First published in this extremely small edition inDoughty's book remained obscure until it was reissued in at Lawrence's urging and with.
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"It is not comfortable to have to write about [Travels in] Arabia Deserta," T.E. Lawrence wrote in his introduction to the abridgment of Doughty's idiosyncratic monument."I have studied it for ten years, and have grown to consider it a book not like other books, but something particular, a bible of its kind.
Charles Doughty (–) spent two years among various nomad tribes and wrote in what would be the first comprehensive Western work on the geography of Arabia, in an attempt, as he says in the preface, to 'set forth faithfully some parcel of the soil of Arabia smelling of sàmn and camels'.Cited by: "One volume edition on thin paper complete and unabridged" Black blind-stamped cover.
Gilt title to spine. l, pages. Frontispiece portrait. Full-page and in-text illustrations. Full-page and fold-out plates. Large fold-out colour map 50 x 68 cm. Newspaper ephemera at rear. "Doughty's book vividly recounts his travels and tribulations among the Bedouins of Arabia from It is written.
In Charles Montagu Doughty. In he published Travels in Arabia Deserta, which won little recognition at the stichtingdoel.comally, however, the book came to be regarded as a masterpiece of travel writing, and it was still being published in the early 21st century.
Dec 22, · Travels in Arabian Deserta,Geography, Travel. Donor challenge: For only a few more days, your donation will be matched 2-to Triple your impact. To the Internet Archive Community, Time is running out: please help the Internet Archive today. - The Folio Society limited edition of Travels in Arabia Deserta by CM Doughty with a preface by Rory Stewart and introduction by TE Lawrence, printed on wove paper and plates printed on silk art.
Oct 18, · Travels in Arabia Deserta is certainly one of the finest travel books ever written but you will not read this in its entirety nor will the vast majority of readers. There are vast swaths of this book that are tedious reading at best and downright boring at worst.Buy a cheap copy of Travels in Arabia Deserta book by Charles M.
Doughty. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, Free shipping over $/5(2).Dec 25, · Read Book Review: Travels in Arabia Deserta, Volume 1 by Charles M.
Doughty. Western exploration of the Arabian Desert began in the mid-eighteenth century, but4/5(9).