From the Library of Vittorio Emanuele III, King of Italy

Armstrong, Harold Courtenay. Le Maître de l'Arabie: Ibn Séoud.

Paris, Payot, 1935.

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.

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