Zwemer, Samuel M[arinus] and Amy E. Zigzag Journeys in the Camel Country. Arabia in Picture and Story.

New York etc., Fleming H. Revell Co., (1911).

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.