Forest Venture: Conquering the Deserts of the Middle East

By: Maitland, Louise

Price: $20.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of fading to top board edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 192 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. While her husband (an outstanding British forestry expert) was advising middle eastern governments on the conservation of their remaining forests and the creation of new ones, the author visited gold-domed mosques, pyramids, bazaars and the tents of Sheikhs. She was entertained in palaces and by mountain bandits, exposed to heartbreaking poverty and fabulous wealth. This is her story. 8vo. adventure/travel.

Title: Forest Venture: Conquering the Deserts of the Middle East

Author Name: Maitland, Louise

Categories: Adventure/Travel, Middle East, Environmental,

Edition: First

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Limited: 1960

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good Jacket

Seller ID: 015233

Keywords: Middle East Deserts Conservation Environmental Travel adventure,