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Libyan sands

Ralph A. Bagnold

Libyan sands

travel in a dead world.

by Ralph A. Bagnold

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobile travel.,
  • Libyan Desert -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1935 ed.

    SeriesBlack jacket books
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p. map. ;
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20079059M

    Book V, like Book III, is less dramatic than those surrounding it. "Were I today exiled in Libyan sands / Or caught at sea off Argos, or detained / in walled Mycenae, still I should carry out / My anniversary vows and ceremonies, / Heaping the altars, as I should, with offerings.". Libyan Sands by Ralph A. Bagnold and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Passion for books. Sign On The book indicates "The Travel Book Club" to spine tail and "Special Edition for the Travel Book Club" to title page. pp (paginated (i)-xi, (13)) + 37 b/w plates on.

    LIBYAN SANDS Ralph Bagnold (Eland, ) See also this archive film. Ralph Bagnold really was quite an exceptional guy and Libyan Sands must be the best Saharan yarn written by a Brit (although he did not consider it the Sahara – see Warm Deserts, below).It describes his motor-car adventures and explorations in the Libyan Desert while stationed in Egypt in the s and early 30s.   Libyan Sands: Travel in a Dead World, by Ralph A. Bagnold, Eland Publishing, pp., four b/w illustrations and 5 maps. ISBN .

      A cover quote maintains that the book "rivals Thesiger". This is an overstatement, though Libyan Sands has great appeal in its own right. Download the new Independent Premium appAuthor: Christopher Hirst.   Libyan Sands is a record of Bagnold’s experience exploring the Libyan desert while he was serving in the British became a scientist specializing in the movement of wind-blown sand, and his work is a charming exploration of, if you will, the biological life of a geological entity.


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Libyan Sands book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Ralph Bagnold was among a group of eccentric British explorers who in /5. Libyan Sands is a real adventure book, written by a British soldier stationed in Colonial Egypt between the Great Wars. He knows everyone.

He is wealthy and privileged in modern 21C terms/5(31). Libyan Sands is a real adventure book, written by a British soldier stationed in Colonial Egypt between the Great Wars. He knows everyone. He is wealthy and privileged in modern 21C terms. He can buy a car, ship it to Egypt and arrange petrol, then drive with likewise supplied friends all Cited by:   LIBYAN SANDS Ralph Bagnold (Eland, ) See also this archive film.

Ralph Bagnold really was quite an exceptional guy and Libyan Sands must be the best Saharan yarn written by a Brit (although he did not consider it the Sahara – see Warm Deserts, below).It describes his motor-car adventures and explorations in the Libyan Desert while stationed in Egypt in the s and early 30s.

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Libyan Sands: travel in a dead world was a well-written account of early motorised exploration of very sandy landscapes, though the author's later interest in the physics of sand movement was not really anticipated.

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Ralph Alger Bagnold, OBE, FRS, (3 April – 28 May ) was an English 20th-century desert explorer, geologist and soldier. In he staged the first recorded East-to-West crossing of the Libyan work in the field of Aeolian processes produced the book The Physics of Blown Sand and Desert Dunes, which has been used by United States' space agency NASA in its study of the Battles/wars: World War I, World War II.

Libyan Sands by R. Bagnold,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(62). Libyan Sands is a real adventure book, written by a British soldier stationed in Colonial Egypt between the Great Wars.

He knows everyone. He is wealthy and privileged in modern 21C terms/5(29). : Libyan Sands: Travel in a Dead World () by Bagnold, Ralph A. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(59).

Download libyan sands ebook free in PDF and EPUB Format. libyan sands also available in docx and mobi. Read libyan sands online, read in mobile or Kindle. Get this from a library. Libyan sands: travel in a dead world. [Ralph A Bagnold] -- Libyan Sands is unmistakably the work of an Englishman, a modest, machine- and desert-loving young officer whose passionate amateur enthusiasm led to the exploration of the Egyptian western desert.

"Libyan Sands" is unmistakably the work of an Englishman, a modest, machine- and desert-loving young officer whose passionate amateur enthusiasm led to the exploration of the Egyptian western desert and the Libyan Sahara on the eve of the second world war.

Ralph Bagnold was among a group of eccentric British explorers who in the 's explored the deserts of North Africa using Model T Fords.

This book describes his journeys into the region known as the Western Desert of Egypt or the Libyan Sahara. He is a central character in the group of explorers who would be later fictionalized in Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient.4/5(2).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bagnold, Ralph A. (Ralph Alger), Libyan sands. London: M. Haag., (OCoLC) Document Type. Read "Libyan Sands Travel in a Dead World" by R.A.

Bagnold available from Rakuten Kobo. In the s and 30s, a band of British officers stationed in Egypt began to explore the Western Desert which straddles Brand: Eland Publishing. Read "Libyan Sands Travel in a Dead World" by R.A.

Bagnold available from Rakuten Kobo. In the s and 30s, a band of British officers stationed in Egypt began Brand: Eland Publishing. In the s and 30s, a band of British officers stationed in Egypt began to explore the Western Desert which straddles the borders with Libya and the Sudan.

Adapting a series of Model T Fords, Bagnold and his colleagues set out across territory h. Libyan Sands ISBN: Format: pp demi pb Place: Western Desert of Egypt, Libya/Eastern Sahara. Author Biography.

Ralph Alger Bagnold, OBE was the founder and first commander of then British Army's Long Range Desert Group during World War II.

He was a pioneer of desert exploration and earned acclaim for his activities during.Get print book. No eBook available. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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