Through Persia by Caravan with wife, 1877
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Author: Arnold, [Robert] Arthur
Title: Through Persia by Caravan
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1877
2 volumes. -xv, , 333, ; -xi, , 325,  pp. (8vo) 21.5x13.5 cm (8½x5¼"), modern library buckram, spines lettered in gilt. First Edition.
A radical politician and newspaper editor, Sir Arthur Arnold resigned his position at the Liberal paper The Echo in 1875 and set off on a thousand-mile journey through the Middle East with his wife Amelia Elizabeth, nee Hyde, a campaigner for women's suffrage and a prominent public figure in her own right.