Item #64354 The Minaret of Djam. An Excursion in Afghanistan. Freya STARK, Dame.
The Minaret of Djam. An Excursion in Afghanistan.
The Minaret of Djam. An Excursion in Afghanistan.
The Minaret of Djam. An Excursion in Afghanistan.

The Minaret of Djam. An Excursion in Afghanistan.

London: John Murray, 1970. [Middle East Travel] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (23 x 16cm), pp.[16] 99 [1]. With 24 double-sided black and white photographic plates, a blue sketch map of the location, and numerous drawings, by the author and her two travelling companions. Publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spine. Top edge green. With the dust-jacket designed by Sebastian Carter, priced at 45s / £2.25. Typographic bookplate of Jessie Strachan to front fly-leaf, quoting Milton. Some spotting and toning to edges, otherwise a clean copy internally. Jacket shows some rubbing and a little grubbiness to extremities, with some peeling to the laminate. Very good. The story of Stark's final journey in 1968, to find the minaret of Djam in western Afghanistan, in her 75th year. Item #64354

Price: £35.00

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