Zigzag Journeys in the Camel Country. Arabia in Picture and Story.
8vo. 125 pp. With frontispiece, 15 plates and several text illustrations (including a map of the Gulf coast and the first page of a Quran). Original illustrated cloth.
First edition of this account of travel through the Arabian desert.
S. M. Zwemer (1867-1952), the "Apostle to Islam", was a missionary at Basra, Bahrain, and at other locations in Arabia from 1891 to 1905. He was a member of the Arabian Mission (1890-1913) and served in Egypt from 1913 to 1929. He also travelled widely in Asia Minor and was elected a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society of London.
A good, clean copy without the front flyleaf.
Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 2379. OCLC 5163501.