Alexander’s Path. Freya Stark. 1958.

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Alexander’s Path. Freya Stark. 1958. Dust Wrapper.

 

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Alexander’s Path. Freya Stark. 1958. Binding
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Alexander’s Path. Freya Stark. 1958. Title Page

 

 

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Alexander’s Path. Freya Stark. 1958. Imprint
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Alexander’s Path. Freya Stark. 1958. Text and Illustration

Stark, Freya. Alexander’s Path. London, John Murray, 1958. 1st Edition. 8vo. Hardcover, blue cloth, faded along lower edges, gilt titles to front and spine. Unclipped dust wrapper, chipped at edges. Pp283, Reynolds Stone engrave vignette to title page, 76 black and white photographic illustrations, many full page, 2 maps, on full page and one folding with red boundary outlines. Many sketches within text by the author. All pages are tight, bright and clean, no marks or inscriptions.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item. 

Cat. No. 93731 £25

 

 

The Lycian Shore. Freya Stark. 1956.

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The Lycian Shore. Freya Stark. 1956. Covers
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The Lycian Shore. Freya Stark. 1956. Covers
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The Lycian Shore. Freya Stark. 1956. Title Page
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The Lycian Shore. Freya Stark. 1956. Imprint
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The Lycian Shore. Freya Stark. 1956. Ownership Mark
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The Lycian Shore. Freya Stark. 1956. Example of Text and illustrations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Lycian Shore. Freya Stark. 1956. Example of Illustrations

Stark, Freya. The Lycian Shore. London, John Murray. 1956. 1st Edition. 8vo. Blue boards, gilt titles to spine and front, faded, especially in spine area. Dust wrapper unclipped but chipped and torn at edges and two thirds of the dust wrapper spine missing. Pp 204. Title page vignette by Reynolds Stone and including 12 pages of black and white photographs, drawing in the text by the author and folded map of Turkey and the eastern Mediterranean area. All pages and illustrations tight, bright and clean. Booksellers label of L Simmons/Fleet Street on front pastedown. Neat ownership mark in pencil on front free endpaper “Izzard/Beirut/June 1956. This person could be Ralph or Molly Izzard. Ralph Izzard a journalist who spent many years in Beirut had also been involved in Naval Intelligence and acquainted with Ian Fleming. His wife Molly was a wartime FANY and later went on to use her inquisitive skills to study the works of Freya Stark completed a very interesting biography of Stark. A book with perhaps more than one interesting story to tell.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item. 

Cat. No. 93730 £50

 

 

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

 

 

Dust in the Lion’s Paws. Freya Stark. 1961.

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Dust in the Lion’s Paws. Freya Stark. 1961. Binding

 

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Dust in the Lion’s Paws. Freya Stark. 1961. Title Page
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Dust in the Lion’s Paws. Freya Stark. 1961. Provenance

 

 

 

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Dust in the Lion’s Paws. Freya Stark. 1961. Imprint

 

 

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Dust in the Lion’s Paws. Freya Stark. 1961. Example of marginalia
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Dust in the Lion’s Paws. Freya Stark. 1961. Example of Text and Image
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Dust in the Lion’s Paws. Freya Stark. 1961. Example of Text and Image

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

 

East is West. Freya Stark. 1945.

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East is West. Freya Stark. 1945. Covers.
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East is West. Freya Stark. 1945. Title Page East is West.
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Freya Stark. 1945. Example of Illustrations.

Stark, Freya. East is West. London, John Murray, 1945. 1st Edition, first impression. 8vo. Hardback Turquoise blue cloth covers, gilt titles to spine, gilt authors name to front. Lacks dust wrapper. Pp218, including eighty four black and white photographs, many full page and full page map on green card. With ownership mark on front free endpaper of “H de Gaury/9.45”. Gerald de Gaury, friend of Freya Stark was an experienced traveller, photographer, Arabist and diplomat. Covers a little bumped at edges, all pages and illustrations in clean and bright order throughout. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.

Cat. No. 93723 £30

The Friendly Arctic. Vilhjalmur Stefansson, ca.1922.

 

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The Friendly Arctic. Vilhjalmur Stefansson, ca.1922. Cloth Binding.
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The Friendly Arctic. Vilhjalmur Stefansson, ca.1922.Title and Frontis.
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The Friendly Arctic. Vilhjalmur Stefansson, ca.1922. Illustrations.

Stefansson, Vilhjalmur : The Friendly Arctic, the Story of Five Years in the Polar Regions. Harrap, London, ca. 1922. 1st UK Edition. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to front and spine. Xxxi, 784p, 68 plates, 9 maps [2 folded in back pocket]. Covers bumped and rubbed at edges. Neat ownership inscription on front pastedown, light water stain to lower fore edge corner, not affecting printed area. Bound-in maps are in fine condition, folded maps in pocket with weakened splits at folds but in clean and bright condition. Contains preface by Stefansson, foreword by Gilbert Grosvenor, and introduction by Sir Robert Borden, describing the origin and the organisation of the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-1918.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.
Cat. No. 90941 £50

Longshore and Down Channel. Joan Grigsby. 1932.

 

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Longshore and Down Channel. 1932
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Longshore and Down Channel. 1932 Longshore and Down Channel. Authors Letter.
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Longshore and Down Channel. Stanley Rogers Illustration.

Grigsby, Joan. Londshore and Down Channel. Heath Cranton, London, 1932. 8vo. Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. Pp145, 12 full page illustrations by Stanley Rogers. Neat ownership inscription of 1932 Tipped onto front pastedown is a handwritten letter from the author dated December 11 1932. In bright, clean excellent condition.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.

Cat. No. 90883 £40

Through Liberia. Lady Dorothy Mills. 1926.

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Mills, Lady Dorothy. Through Liberia. London, Duckworth, 1926. Binding.
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Through Liberia. Lady Dorothy Mills. Early Letter from Lady Dorothy Mills
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Lady Dorothy Mills with local People

 

Mills, Lady Dorothy. Through Liberia. London, Duckworth, 1926, 1st Edition. 8vo. Red cloth black titles to front and spine. Pp240. 30 Black and white photograph illustrations. Tipped in from pastedown is a signed letter from the author dated Feb 2nd, no year, style would suggest near contemporary to age of book. The letter is on headed paper from Luxor Hotel Egypt. Spine slightly faded, all pages and illustration very bright and clean. Excellent condition.  Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.

Cat. No. 90882 £50

Walks in New England. Charles Goodrich Whiting. 1903.

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Walks in New England. Full morocco Binding.
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Walks in New England. Title Page.
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Walks in New England. Early Photographic Illustrations

Whiting. Charles Goodrich,: Walks in New England. 1903, The Bodley Head. 8vo. Recent full morocco with five raised bands. Recent marble endpapers. Pp301 with 24 titled tissue guarded photographs as called for. In excellent clean and bright condition. An attractive New England Travelling companion. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.
Cat. No. 90859 £45