Arabian Jubilee - Harry St. John B. Philby 1953 - The John Day Company, New York - First American Edition [First Published London 1952] To celebrate the Jubilee of Ibn Sa’ud. King of Sa’udi Arabia. H. StJohn B. Philby, the great explorer and authority on Arabia, wrote the first full-length biography of one of the most remarkable men in Middle Eastern Politics. Philby was an intimate friend and advisor to the King for many years.

This book does not pretend to be a full historical record of the life and reign of Ibn Sa`ud. It is rather a pageant of his achievement, set forth in a series of tableaux illustrating characteristic phases of his career - Preface.

With a portrait frontispiece, numerous photographic illustrations throughout the text, genealogical tables, and map.
  pp. xiv 280.   Condition: Fine in near fine dust-jacket, small nick to head of spine, minor rubbing to corners.   Ref: 104836   Price: HK$ 2,000