Traveller's Prelude; Beyond the Euphrates; The Coast of Incense; Dust in the Lion's Paw. A Complete set of Freya Stark's four-volume Autobiography. Freya STARK, Dame.

Traveller's Prelude; Beyond the Euphrates; The Coast of Incense; Dust in the Lion's Paw. A Complete set of Freya Stark's four-volume Autobiography.

London: John Murray, 1950; 1951; 1953; 1961. [Travel writing] ALL FIRST EDITIONS. Octavo (23 x 16 x 14cm), pp.xii; 346; pp.xiii; 341; pp.xiii; 287; pp.xii; 297. Elegantly bound in half green calf, gilt-lettered with twin red morocco title labels, spine in six compartments with raised bands, matching cloth sides, top edge gilt. A few minor reading marks, externally fine. A most attractive set in a striking recent leather binding. Alongside Gertrude Bell, Stark remains one of the best known female travellers in the Middle East, becoming one of the first westerners to cross the southern Arabian Desert. Item #54404

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