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The Resource Syria, the desert & the sown, by Gertrude Lowthian Bell ; with frontispiece in colour by John Sargent, R. A. ; also many illustrations and a map

Syria, the desert & the sown, by Gertrude Lowthian Bell ; with frontispiece in colour by John Sargent, R. A. ; also many illustrations and a map

Label
Syria, the desert & the sown
Title
Syria, the desert & the sown
Statement of responsibility
by Gertrude Lowthian Bell ; with frontispiece in colour by John Sargent, R. A. ; also many illustrations and a map
Title variation
Desert and the sown
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS94
LC item number
.B42
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Syria, the desert & the sown, by Gertrude Lowthian Bell ; with frontispiece in colour by John Sargent, R. A. ; also many illustrations and a map
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Also published under title: The desert and the sown
  • First edition
  • An account of travels in Syria by Gertrude Bell, a friend of T.E. Lawrence, and an early woman traveler and writer on Middle East subjects. Bell was also an archaeologist, political officer, and spy who played an important role in establishing and administering the modern state of Iraq, and as a trusted representative of the British government, had significant power and influence in British policy-making
  • Frontispiece colored illustration, "Bedouins of the Syrian Desert," is signed "John Sargent, R.A."
  • Text extensively illustrated with black-and-white photographic illustrations of Bedouins, desert landscapes, and antiquities
  • Folded map of Syria, with the author's route marked in red, is bound between pages 340 and [341]. Caption reads: "Based by permission of Dr. Garrett upon the corected version of Dr. Kiepert's map about to be published by the Princeton University expedition, and by permission of Karl J. Trübner of Strassburg upon Dr. Brunnow's map of the East Jordan Territory."
  • "Printed in England"--Verso of title page
  • Includes index
  • Issued in publisher's red linen grain patterned cloth boards; gilt-stamped title, "Syria. The Desert and the Sown" above a blind-stamped decorative band of animal figures
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, [1], 347, [1] pages, [2] leaves of plates (1 folded)
Lccn
a 10000520
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in original publisher's binding; modern red cloth tape once reinforcing spine and corners has been removed. Embossed ownership seal on title page and dedication pages of Edwin Bergstrom of Los Angeles, California, "Certificated Architect." Formerly part of the Library of Architecture & Allied Arts of Los Angeles. Transfer from YRL stacks, Sept. 2013.
Other physical details
illustrations (some colored), 1 map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04845603
  • ucoclc4845603
Label
Syria, the desert & the sown, by Gertrude Lowthian Bell ; with frontispiece in colour by John Sargent, R. A. ; also many illustrations and a map
Publication
Note
  • Also published under title: The desert and the sown
  • First edition
  • An account of travels in Syria by Gertrude Bell, a friend of T.E. Lawrence, and an early woman traveler and writer on Middle East subjects. Bell was also an archaeologist, political officer, and spy who played an important role in establishing and administering the modern state of Iraq, and as a trusted representative of the British government, had significant power and influence in British policy-making
  • Frontispiece colored illustration, "Bedouins of the Syrian Desert," is signed "John Sargent, R.A."
  • Text extensively illustrated with black-and-white photographic illustrations of Bedouins, desert landscapes, and antiquities
  • Folded map of Syria, with the author's route marked in red, is bound between pages 340 and [341]. Caption reads: "Based by permission of Dr. Garrett upon the corected version of Dr. Kiepert's map about to be published by the Princeton University expedition, and by permission of Karl J. Trübner of Strassburg upon Dr. Brunnow's map of the East Jordan Territory."
  • "Printed in England"--Verso of title page
  • Includes index
  • Issued in publisher's red linen grain patterned cloth boards; gilt-stamped title, "Syria. The Desert and the Sown" above a blind-stamped decorative band of animal figures
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, [1], 347, [1] pages, [2] leaves of plates (1 folded)
Lccn
a 10000520
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in original publisher's binding; modern red cloth tape once reinforcing spine and corners has been removed. Embossed ownership seal on title page and dedication pages of Edwin Bergstrom of Los Angeles, California, "Certificated Architect." Formerly part of the Library of Architecture & Allied Arts of Los Angeles. Transfer from YRL stacks, Sept. 2013.
Other physical details
illustrations (some colored), 1 map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04845603
  • ucoclc4845603

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