FROM SPHINX TO ORACLE; Through the Libyan Desert to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon / With 56 Illustrations from Photographs by the Author / Frontispiece by R. Talbot Kelly, R.B.A. Arthur Sylva White.
FROM SPHINX TO ORACLE; Through the Libyan Desert to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon / With 56 Illustrations from Photographs by the Author / Frontispiece by R. Talbot Kelly, R.B.A.
FROM SPHINX TO ORACLE; Through the Libyan Desert to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon / With 56 Illustrations from Photographs by the Author / Frontispiece by R. Talbot Kelly, R.B.A.
FROM SPHINX TO ORACLE; Through the Libyan Desert to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon / With 56 Illustrations from Photographs by the Author / Frontispiece by R. Talbot Kelly, R.B.A.
FROM SPHINX TO ORACLE; Through the Libyan Desert to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon / With 56 Illustrations from Photographs by the Author / Frontispiece by R. Talbot Kelly, R.B.A.
FROM SPHINX TO ORACLE; Through the Libyan Desert to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon / With 56 Illustrations from Photographs by the Author / Frontispiece by R. Talbot Kelly, R.B.A.
FROM SPHINX TO ORACLE; Through the Libyan Desert to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon / With 56 Illustrations from Photographs by the Author / Frontispiece by R. Talbot Kelly, R.B.A.
FROM SPHINX TO ORACLE; Through the Libyan Desert to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon / With 56 Illustrations from Photographs by the Author / Frontispiece by R. Talbot Kelly, R.B.A.
FROM SPHINX TO ORACLE; Through the Libyan Desert to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon / With 56 Illustrations from Photographs by the Author / Frontispiece by R. Talbot Kelly, R.B.A.

FROM SPHINX TO ORACLE; Through the Libyan Desert to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon / With 56 Illustrations from Photographs by the Author / Frontispiece by R. Talbot Kelly, R.B.A.

London: Hurst & Blackett, Limited, 1899. Photography. First Edition. Pictorial cloth. 8vo, green publisher's cloth with gold lettering and embossed gold image of the author astride a camel, Illustrated with 56 images from photographs taken by the Author / Frontispiece by R. Talbot Kelly, R.B.A. (with tissue guard), and two color fold-out maps, black endpapers, xv, [xvi: blank] + 277 pages + [2] Ad. Very Good / None. Item #4459

Arthur "Silva" White FRSE FRSGS was a 19th/20th-century British administrator and intrepid geographer and travel writer. He was a founder of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in December 1884.

SCARCE travel adventure from Egypt into the scorching deserts of Libya at the turn-of-the-century. Excellent photos and images.

Ex Lib. Very Good condition with clean pages and unfoxed plates. Deaccessioned from The Wisconsin Consistory Library: has its bookplate and a few minimally noticeable library stamps and numbers but no Manilla card pouch.

Price: $125.00

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