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Southern Arabia

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By: (c.1847-1929)

Southern Arabia recounts a threatening four-month journey into North Eastern Ethiopia by the Bents. These brave travelers were the first to travel without disguise in a region where Westerners had formerly been fortunate to escape with their lives.

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SOUTHERN ARABIA

[Illustration: Lafayette, photo.

Walker & Boutall ph. sc.

[Signature: Theodore Bent]

London. Published by Smith, Elder & Co. 15, Waterloo Place.]

SOUTHERN ARABIA

BY

THEODORE BENT, F.R.G.S., F.S.A.

AUTHOR OF 'THE RUINED CITIES OF MASHONALAND' 'THE SACRED CITY OF THE ETHIOPIANS' 'THE CYCLADES, OR LIFE AMONG THE INSULAR GREEKS' ETC.

AND

MRS THEODORE BENT

WITH A PORTRAIT, MAPS, AND ILLUSTRATION

LONDON SMITH, ELDER, & CO., 15 WATERLOO PLACE

1900

[All rights reserved]

PREFACE

If my fellow traveller had lived, he intended to have put together in book form such information as we had gathered about Southern Arabia. Now, as he died four days after our return from our last journey there, I have had to undertake the task myself. It has been very sad to me, but I have been helped by knowing that, however imperfect this book may be, what is written here will surely be a help to those who, by following in our footsteps, will be able to get beyond them, and to whom I so heartily wish success and a Happy Home coming, the best wish a traveller may have... Continue reading book >>


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