ISBN: 0375757546
Title: The Southern Gates of Arabia: A Journey in the Hadhramaut (Modern Library Paperbacks)
Author: Freya Stark
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: 2001-07-24
Number Of Pages: 304
Average Amazon Rating: 5.0

In 1934, a 42-year-old Englishwoman named Freya Stark arrived in the British-governed Protectorate of Aden on a singular mission: to locate the fabled, long-lost city of Shabwa. Located on the high Hadramaut plateau in what is now Yemen, Shabwa was renowned in antiquity as the source of frankincense.