London: A. & C. Black, 1937. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / Very good. Item #21512 .
8vo. Brown cloth, gilt spine title. xv,(1),410pp. Illustrated with sixteen plates and four maps, three of which are folding. Index. A fine copy. The dustwrapper is clipped, is rough along the edges and lacks small pieces at the tops and bottoms of the folds, but is still presentable.
A landmark description of the desert and its inhabitants, the channels of ancient and medieval trade, and the era of mechanical transportation. One of her sources was T. E. Lawrence.