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ALLENBY
Autograph Letter, 2 Pages , 12 Lines. 178 X 133 Mm. , Signed Allenby
. From 24 Wetherby Gardens, S.W. 5, not dated, just 9th March to unknown correspondent (My dear ??? ) He mentions a stay in Patagonia, got some good salmon, This letter must be dated some time from 1928 onwards when Allenby lived in Wetherby Gardens, having relinquished the grace-and-favour residence of Deal Castle in Kent.
¶ Field Marshal Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby, GCB, GCMG, GCVO (1861 - 1936), English soldier and British Imperial Governor. He fought in the Second Boer War and also in the First World War, in which he led the British Empire's Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign against the Ottoman Empire in the conquest of Palestine during which he commanded T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia").
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Book number: F3150
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Catalogue: Middle East
Keywords: Letters Manuscripts First World War Turkey Middle East Syria

 
LAWRENCE, T.E. (LAWRENCE OF ARABIA)
Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph,
. Jonathan Cape, 672pp. incl. index; colour plates and folding maps. first published for general circulation 1935, Publisher's brown cloth. with gold lettering to spine and two swords and lettering in gold on the front cover. Some rubbing to cloth , larger stain to rear board, Signature of A.G. Vaughan-Lee in ink on first paste-down. Vaughan-Lee was involved in looking after the Delta barrage which improved irrigation and navigation along the main Rosetta and Damietta branches of the Nile downstream of the point where they divide north of Cairo.
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Book number: F3222
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 40 US$ 46.11 | JP¥ 5175]
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Keywords: Middle East Arabs Arabia

 
MORITZ,, BERNHARD,
Arabic Palaeography.
. A collection of Arabic texts from the first century of the Hidjra till the year 1000. Reprint of the Cairo 1906 edition. 1986, Folio, 188 plates and IX pages. fine hardback -a magnificently produced collection. folio-sized volume postage for a 5 KG parcel.
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Book number: 092644-3
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