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The Syrian desert; caravans, travel and exploration,

Author: Christina Phelps Harris
Publisher: London, A. & C. Black, 1937.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harris, Christina Phelps, 1902-1972.
Syrian desert.
London, A. & C. Black, 1937
(OCoLC)651573853
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Phelps Harris
OCLC Number: 1239819
Description: xv, [1], 410 pages frontispiece, illustrations, plates, folded maps 24 cm
Contents: The Syrian desert and its inhabitants --
Channels of ancient and medieval trade --
Travellers and explorers of the Syrian desert --
The merchant caravans --
Eighteenth-century travel across the desert --
Private caravans of the great desert route --
The great "Hajj" caravans --
Eleven centuries of postal service --
The era of mechanical transport.
Responsibility: by Christina Phelps Grant ... With sixteen plates and four maps.

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