Item #64352 Baghdad Sketches. Freya STARK, Dame.
Baghdad Sketches.
Baghdad Sketches.

Baghdad Sketches.

London: John Murray, 1937. [Iraqi Travel] FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo (22 x 14cm), pp.xiv; 269 [3]. With 25 double-sided black and white photographic plates, a photographic frontispiece, and the green folding sketch map. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt facsimile signature stamped to upper. Typographic bookplate of Jessie Strachan to front fly-leaf, quoting Milton. Spotting and toning to edges and endpapers, with a little light spotting throughout. Some toning and light wear to cloth. Very good. A marvellous first book, originally printed in Baghdad in 1932, by one of the greatest female travellers of the twentieth century. Item #64352

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