Le Maître de l'Arabie: Ibn Séoud.
8vo. 279, (1), (6, publisher's catalogue) pp., final blank leaf. With 5 maps in the text. Original illustrated green wrappers.
First French translation, by Geneviève and Pierre-François Caillé, of Captain Armstrong's 1934 biography of Abdulaziz Ibn Saud (1875-1953), the founder and first monarch of Saudi Arabia, "Lord of Arabia, Ibn Saud", revised and expanded with a new chapter by the author.
From the library of Vittorio Emanuele III, King of Italy, with shelfmark label of the royal library to spine. An excellent copy.