Autograph Letter Signed. One page, hand written, on letter head, The Athenaeum, Pall Mall S.W.I.

Dated July 30, 1941. 20x 12cm, folded, with stamped hand-written envelop, dated July 30, 1941., in fine condition. (Cgc.bx) From English Arabist and explorer, H.J.B. Philby, to J.L. Steele, Russell, Ontario, Canada. ". have been away in Arabia during the first part of the war . Mesopotage (sic ?) was finished in the first week of September 1939 but being controversial cannot be published till after the war. Arabia has been somewhat in the limelight recently but unwillingly. I hope they may escape further involvement but everything is in a very fluid state." J.L. Steele, was a drugist, in Russell, Ontario,(near Ottawa). He collected books on Arabia, including most or all of Philby's work. Item #39259

Price: $600.00

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