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...A long, informative letter to Sir Joseph Banks offering her expertise on Bedouin lifestyle gained from her notorious expedition into the desert with a tribe of Bedouin Arabs in January 1813, and detailing her experiences on this trip...
...Lady Hester informs the Consul at Rhodes of the death of Captain Loustenau, the last love of her life, who had spoken highly of the Consul and had intended to visit him to discuss some very interesting confidential matters. In 1820...
...Manuscript folio notebook with 'Secret Letters and Orders' on the front wrapper and 'Secret Letter Book Admiral Hon. Sir Robert Stopford, Commander-in-Chief on the Mediterranean Station, 1837-1838'. Consisting of 67 pages in a neat...
...Abul ʿAla Al-Maʿarri (Arabic أبو العلاء المعري Abū al-ʿAlāʾ al-Maʿarrī, full name أبو العلاء أحمد بن عبد الله بن سليمان التنوخي المعري Abū al-ʿAlāʾ Aḥmad ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Sulaimān al-Tanūẖī al-Maʿarrī; 973–1057)[1] was a blind Arab...
...The work is dedicated to Admiral Robert Stopford, under whose command Hunter saw action in the Anglo-Egyptian War in Syria in 1840. It includes accounts of the taking of Gebail, Tripoli and Tyre, the storming of Sidon, the battle...
...Second edition (1794; first, 1756) of Alexander Russell's Natural History of Aleppo, revised and expanded by his half-brother Patrick Russell (1727–1805). The Scottish physician and naturalist Alexander Russell (c.1715–1768) practised...
...The son of a surgeon in the East India Company's service (1847-1928), Archibald Dunbar Walker was born in India. He received his medical education at the University of Edinburgh. After some years as a medical missionary in Palestine, he...
...Letter from Captain Fanshawe to John Loudon at the Royal Hospital, Greenwich, dated 26 February 1842...