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Through Persia by Caravan with wife, 1877

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Author: Arnold, [Robert] Arthur
Title: Through Persia by Caravan
Place Published: London
Publisher:Tinsley Brothers
Date Published: 1877
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2 volumes. [3]-xv, [1], 333, [1]; [3]-xi, [1], 325, [1] 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.

Condition
Ex-library with markings of the Cardiff Central Library and the County of South Glamorgan Central Reference Library; lacking half-titles, title pages backed; internally very good.
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Through Persia by Caravan with wife, 1877

Estimate $300 - $500Jan 25, 2018
Starting Price $150
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