Gerald de Gaury – Arabia Phoenix – 1947
Subtitled “An Account of a Visit to Ibn Saud, Chieftain of the Austere Wahhabis and Powerful Arabian King”.
The author was British Political Agent in Kuwait in the 1930s, and wrote several books on the region. Arabia Phoenix describes Riyadh in the mid-1940s and Ibn Saud.
Foreword by Freya Stark.
In very good condition. Original jacket. No markings or inscriptions. Hardback, published in 1947 by Harrap in London. First edition, second impression of the original 1946 issue.