WorldCat Identities

Philby, H. St. J. B. (Harry St. John Bridger) 1885-1960

Overview
Works: 129 works in 441 publications in 5 languages and 8,585 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Biography 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Other, Correspondent
Classifications: DS207, 915.3
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Saʻudi Arabia by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

36 editions published between 1955 and 1972 in 4 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabian jubilee by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

19 editions published between 1952 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabian highlands by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

10 editions published between 1952 and 1976 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Empty quarter; being a description of the great south desert of Arabia known as Rubʻ al Khali by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

9 editions published between 1933 and 1986 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harun al Rashid by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

18 editions published between 1933 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sketch of the life and times of the Caliph
The land of Midian by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

9 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabia by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

13 editions published in 1930 in English and Undetermined and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philby served part of his career as a British colonial office intelligence officer. He was an Arabist, linguist, explorer, writer, and socialist. He played an important, quiet role in the development of the Arab Revolt (1916-1918) against the Ottoman Turks. This book was intended as a modern history of Arabia for a general audience. Philby notes in the preface that his background knowledge was immense; he claimed to have read every published traveler's account of the nation, as well as acquiring a first-hand knowledge of it by living there. He also credits a few scholarly works for assisting his interpretation
The heart of Arabia; a record of travel & exploration by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

17 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pilgrim in Arabia by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

20 editions published between 1943 and 1946 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabia of the Wahhabis by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

27 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabian oil ventures by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

10 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Queen of Sheba by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The visit which the Queen of Sheba made to King Solomon remains one of the most fascinating stories in sacred or secular literature. It has its orthodox origins in two parallel narratives in the Old Testament and in the Qur'an. It has also pursued a colourful life of its own however, in the oral and historical literary traditions of the Near and Middle East
Petra : its history and monuments by Alex. B. W Kennedy( Book )

3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheba's daughters; being a record of travel in Southern Arabia by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

10 editions published between 1939 and 2001 in English and Arabic and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty years in the wilderness by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

8 editions published in 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les textes thamoudéens de Philby by Albertus van den Branden( Book )

9 editions published in 1956 in French and Undetermined and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expédition Philby-Ryckmans-Lippens en Arabie by Expédition Philby-Ryckmans-Lippens en Arabie( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1968 in English and French and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The background of Islam; being a sketch of Arabian history in pre-Islamic times by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

8 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Greuel von Denshawai und andere britische Greuel by Bernard Shaw( Book )

5 editions published in 1940 in German and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kolonialismus : Grossbritannien
Das geheimnisvolle Arabien : Entdeckungen und Abenteuer by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )

8 editions published between 1925 and 2005 in German and Arabic and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
ʿAbd Allāh 1885-1960 al-Ḥāǧǧ

ʿAbd Allāh, al-Ḥāǧǧ, 1885-1960

ʿAbd Allāh Fīlbī 1885-1960

ʿAbd Allāh Fīlbī 1885-1960 al-Ḥāǧǧ

ʿAbd Allāh Fīlbī, al-Ḥāǧǧ, 1885-1960

ʿAbdallah 1885-1960 Sheikh

ʿAbdallah, Sheikh, 1885-1960

Fibi, Abd Allah.

Fībī, ʻAbd Allāh 1885-1960

Fīlbī, ʿAbd Allāh 1885-1960

Fīlbī, ʿAbd Allāh 1885-1960 al-Ḥāǧǧ

Fīlbī, ʿAbd Allāh, al-Ḥāǧǧ, 1885-1960

Fīlbī, Hārī Sānt Ǧūn 1885-1960

Ḥāǧǧ ʿAbd AllāhFīlbī, al- 1885-1960

Philby, H. St. J. B.

Philby, H.St.J.B. 1885-1960

Philby, H. St. John.

Philby, H. St. John 1885-1960

Philby, Harry 1885-1960

Philby, Harry S. 1885-1960

Philby, Harry Saint John Bridger.

Philby, Harry Saint John Bridger 1885-1960

Philby, Harry St. John B. 1885-1960

Philby, Harry St. John Bridger 1885-1960

Philby, Jack 1885-1960

Philby, John 1885-1960

Philby St. John 1885-1960

Sheikh ʿAbdallah 1885-1960

פילבי, ג'ון הארי 1885-1960

פילבי, הרי סינט-ג'והן ברידג'ר 1885-1960

فيلبي، سنت جون، 1885-1960

فيلبي، عبد الله، 1885-1960

فيلبي، ھ. ست. ج. ب 1885-1960

فيلبي، ھ. ست. ج. ب. (هاري ست. جون بردجر)، 1885-1960

هاري سانت جون فيلبي، 1885-1960

フィルビー, ジョン

Languages
English (261)

Arabic (17)

French (13)

German (12)

Italian (1)

Covers
Eminent Georgians : the lives of King George V, Elizabeth Bowen, St. John Philby & Nancy AstorPhilby of ArabiaThe MagnesPhilby negotiations, 1929 : the historical record