Northern Najd; A Journey from Jerusalem to Anaiza in Qasim by Carlo Guarmani, The Argonaut Press, 1938 Limited edition
Northern Najd; A Journey from Jerusalem to Anaiza in Qasim by Carlo Guarmani. Translated from the Italian by Lady Capel-Cure. With Introduction and Notes by Douglas Carruthers, Gold Medalist of the Royal Geographical Society.
Published by The Argonaut Press, London, 1938 Limited edition. One of 475 copies printed on Japon Vellum. Printed by Walter Lewis at the University Press, Cambridge. An unnumbered copy.
A very good hardback with vellum spine and brown cloth over boards. Mild bumping to corners and extremities, with slightly toned spine. Bookplate of W. and D.J. Kupfer.
Text is very good - nice and bright throughout. No foxing. Printed on high quality Japanese vellum paper stock. Partially rough cut edges as issued. One plate with small water mark at corner near joint, not affecting image. Folded map at rear in excellent condition. A beautiful Argonaut Press limited edition.
xliv + 134pp + 1pp + Plates & Maps (final map housed in a pocket at the rear inside cover).
Dimensions: Approx 264mm high x 201mm wide x 20mm deep.
Weight: approximately 818g (unpacked).