(London: The Chiswick Press, 1922).

VERY RARE, THIS IS THE PRIVATELY PRINTED OFFPRINT, THE SIGNED AND HAND-NUMBERED ISSUE OF DOUGHTY'S REVIEW OF DR. HOGARTHS "ARABIA", originally published in "The Observer" on March 19, 1922. Dr. David G. Hogarth was an archaeologist and scholar associated with both T. E. Lawrence and Charles M. Doughty, and was also professionally associated with Sir Mark Sykes. Hogarth was appointed the acting director of the Arab Bureau for a time during 1916 when Sir Sykes went back to London. During this time Hogarth was close to T. E. Lawrence and worked with Lawrence to plan the Arab Revolt. In his role as acting director of the Arab Bureau he was also responsible for delivering the "Hogarth message" to Hussein bin Ali with an explanation of the Balfour Declaration. Item #29940

RARE FIRST EDITION, THE OFFPRINT, ONE OF ONLY 25 COPIES PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR, SIGNED BY HIM AND NUMBERED BY HAND. This is copy Number Four. Small folio, the text-block sewn as issued and bound in the original printer's blue paper wrappers, the upper cover printed in black. 9, [1] pp. A very well preserved copy of this rare private printing, the text-block in fine condition with just a hint of very minor age to the paper, the wrappers separated at the spine but complete and with only some minimal evidence of age.

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