Yemen Rediscovered, Michael Jenner, 1983, Hardcover, Good

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Jenner, Michael. England: Longman Group Unlimited, Sana’a: Yemen Tourism Company, 1983
English, Good hardcover, quarto, 11 15/16” x 8 ½”, 160 pp.

Good quarto, dark blue cloth over boards, stamped gilt lettering to spine, light blue endpapers, loose binding, minimal sunning to top-edge, sunning to top-edge and fore-edge of text block, rubbing and bumping to tail, few spots soiling throughout text block, writing in blue marker to top right of front free endpaper “London April 1984”. Good dustjacket with photograph of “House in Sana’a” to front, white lettering to front, white spine with light gray lettering, edgewear, rubbing to tips, bumping and rubbing to head and tail, ¼” closed tear to head, sunning to spine and top-edge, protected by Mylar sleeve. Text in English, Maps, Historical Charts, List of Plates, replete with full-color and black-and-white photographs of Yemen’s distinctive architecture, Islamic heritage and traditional social customs, a wonderful copy of historical and cultural introduction to one of the least-known but most significant civilizations in the Middle East.