Baghdad Sketches. Freya Stark. 1937.

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Baghdad Sketches. Freya Stark. 1937. Binding

 

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Baghdad Sketches. Freya Stark. 1937. Title Page.
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Baghdad Sketches. Freya Stark. 1937. Example of E N Prescott Illustration.
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Baghdad Sketches. Freya Stark. 1937. Provenance
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Baghdad Sketches. Freya Stark. 1937. Example of E N Prescott Illustration.
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Baghdad Sketches. Freya Stark. 1937. Example of Illustration.
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Baghdad Sketches. Freya Stark. 1937. Sketch Map

Stark, Freya. Baghdad Sketches. London, John Murray, 1937. 1st London Edition. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles to spine and author’s signature in gilt to front. pp xiv + 269pp. Including 57 black and white photographic illustration, 10 drawings by E N Prescott and a double page sketch map of Iraq and surrounding area, on green card. Binding a little bumped at edges and cloth a little scratched. Laid on front free endpaper is a printed paper from John Murray with the publishers compliments and contemporary typed “Sent at Miss Stark’s instructions.” Above this in pencil is the signature of H de Gaury/Easter 1942. On the facing front pastedown is the armorial book plate of Gerald de Gaury. Gerald de Gaury was a friend of Freya Stark and an experienced traveller, photographer, Arabist and diplomat. A good book with an interesting provenance.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item. 

Cat. No. 93728 £40