1945. Exceedingly rare black-and-white portrait on a 10.5 x 8.25-inch heavy-stock board, taken by "Starvis & Ewing," official photographers of the British Royal Family. The photo shows Abdullah as King Regent and Field Marshall, war-dated January 1, 1945, boldly signed "Abdullah" in English and Arabic, not personalized as it would be considered demeaning. Authentic signatures of Starvis and Ewing on the lower border attest to the fact that this is an official portrait. Abdullah is extremely rare due to the.....
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Boston: Houghton, 1919. 2 volumes, Illustrated with 19 maps and 16 half-tone plates. ix, 294; vi, 312 pages. Tall 8vo, beige cloth (2nd volume stained at head). Boston, 1919. First Edition. Very good. An account of the Mesopotamian Campaign as witnessed by Candler who was the "Times Correspondent" in the First World War.
Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1935. With an introduction by Sir Arthur Keith; edited by Berthold Laufer. Illustrated with 156 plates, 48 in-text figures, and 3 maps. 474pp. Thick 4to, modern marbled wrappers. Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1935. A very good copy, internally clean with mostly un-opened pages. The physical character and anthropometric data on Arabs and Bedouins, collected in 1928.