London, John Murray, 1938 (first edition).
Quarto, xxiv (last blank), 200 (last colophon) pages with numerous full-page illustrations (from photographs by the author) plus a full-page map.
Cloth slightly rubbed and marked; edges and endpapers faintly foxed; an excellent copy.
'These pictures ... hope only to keep the remembrance of something very complete, very ancient, very remote, and very beautiful, which may pass for ever from our world' (author's foreword). The book was preceded by the author's 'The Southern Gates of Arabia - a Journey in the Hadhramaut' (1936).