Southern Gates of Arabia Freya Stark 1936 Arabian Peninsula Yemen Travel Illust

The Southern Gates of Arabia:
A Journey in the Hadramaut
Freya Stark
London: John Murray, 1936
Early Printing.
Green buckram with gilt titles and decoration. 100+ illustrations from photographs. Bindings square and tight. Text clean, no ownership markings, some toning. 9.25 inches tall. 328 pages with index. Bibliography Two maps. An account between the World Wars of what is now Yemen.
The author traveled to areas usually inaccessible and had some difficulties due to her traveling without permission.
Southern Spice routes are a major topic.
Hadhramaut, is the name of the region currently retained in Hadhramaut Governorate of the Republic of Yemen on the Arabian Peninsula. The people of Hadhramaut are called Hadhramis and speak Hadhrami Arabic.

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