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Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

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(Originally published by the notorious Leonard Smithers, friend and patron of Aubrey Beardsley and Oscar Wilde. Edited by Isabel Burton)The original text from Volumes 1 and 2 of this fascinating travelogue by the famous and erudite Victorian soldier, linguist and explorer, who travelled Arabia in disguise, often posing as a doctor; seventy years before Lawrence of Arabia. Filled with colorful characters: "kayf"or hashish-smoking policemen, fakirs, slaves, courtesans, strange ceremonies, sudden violent deaths, constant aphrodisiac and drug-taking.  It has lost none of its power over the years. With period illustrations, maps, selected footnotes and appendices; annotated with biographical notes. PDF version features mock parchment paper effect.
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Product Details

Edition
First Edition
Publisher
FishesEye
Published
October 9, 2006
Language
English
Pages
312
File Format
PDF
File Size
2.16 MB

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