Stark, Freya. Dust in the Lion’s Paws. London, John Murray. 1961. 1st Edition. 8vo. Hardback, green coloured cloth, gilt titles to spine, gilt authors signature to front. Pp297 with black and white photographs within text and full page sketch map of the Middle East. Lacks dust wrapper. Laid on front pastedown is a card printed “With the Author’s Compliments”, also, armorial bookplate of Gerald de Gaury. There is some marginalia on pages 66,113, 117 in ink and on back endpaper in pencil, in the hand of de Gaury; commenting on various aspects of the text. Some light marks on the front cover and rust residue from a paperclip on the front free endpapers. Print is strong and binding is tight. Gerald de Gaury, friend of Freya Stark was an experienced traveller, photographer, Arabist and diplomat and perhaps his remarks reflect his view on the situation recorded in this Freya Stark autobiography. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.
Cat. No. 93724 £40