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STARK, Freya.

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  1. 126957
    First edition, first impression. "In 1935 Stark went to Hadhramaut, southern Arabia, in search of an ancient trade route. After she became ill the RAF airlifted her to a hospital in Aden She returned a celebrity, and The Southern Gates of Arabia, awarded the Mungo Park medal by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society, is... Learn More
    £75

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  2. 108169comp
    First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the half-title. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 108169

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  3. 132228comp
    First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Donald Simon from his Godmother Freya Stark, London 1943". The recipient, Simon Donald Rupert Neville Lennox-Boyd, was born 7 December 1939, and named for his uncle, Donald Lennox-Boyd (1906-1939), to whom Stark purported to have been engaged.... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 132228

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  4. 127644
    First Beacon Paperback edition, inscribed by Stark "with love from printed: Freya Stark for Bill and Jean". They are Dr William Gunn, founder of the European Centre for Disaster Medicine, former Director of Emergency Humanitarian Operations for the WHO and author of 20 monographs, largely on humanitarian relief, and his... Learn More
    £225

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  5. 132136
    First editions of Stark's autobiographical quartet, quite scarce in the jackets. Freya Stark (1893-1993) "is the Grand Old Lady of travellers. Historian, philosopher, explorer, and artist, she has been indulging a devoted audience for nearly sixty years... In the true tradition of the Middle-Eastern explorer, she was inspired... Learn More
    £350

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  6. 127604comp

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    Wiltshire: 1974-82

    Complete set of first editions, first impressions, each volume inscribed by the author to Jean Gunn and her husband William (except 4 and 7, which were added to the set at a later date). Jean Gunn was a close and dear friend of Stark (1893-1993) in Stark's later years. Her husband, William Gunn, was the founder of the European... Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 127604

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  7. 127622comp
    First Italian edition, inscribed by Freya Stark "con i migliori saluti da Freya Stark". This is an Italian translation by Gioia Angiolillo Zannino and Nicoletta Coppini of Stark's classic travel book of Persia, with an introduction by Alberto Moravia. There is an English interview with Moravia loosely inserted at the rear.... Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 127622

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