London: George G. Harrap & Co., (1957). First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt to the spine. "Through the Garden of Allah to Timbuktu." "It is said that Allah removed all surplus human and animal life from the desert, so that there might be one place for him to walk in peace ... and so the Great Sahara is called the Garden of Allah." A lovely copy in all respects. Some light soiling to the rear panel. Illustrated with black and white photographs.