Travels in Arabia Deserta, Vol. II (in Two Volumes)

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Travels in Arabia Deserta, originally published in 1888, is 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. Written in the style of the King James Bible, the text is extravagant and creative. In the 1920's, it was discovered by British Army Officer T.E. Lawrence, who ...

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Travels in Arabia Deserta, Vol. II (in Two Volumes)
2011, Cosimo Classics

ISBN-13: 9781616405151

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