SYKES, Christopher. Changed [Proof]: Being an Account of a Voyage in Modern Persia.
London : 1932Unique proof copy of Sykes's first book, the author's own copy with his autograph corrections in pencil throughout, together with a rare copy of the privately printed first edition, sole impression. The changes appear not to be implemented in the finished text, but instead show the author making notes for an unrealised future edition, with marks: "X... Learn More£4,750.00
Stock Code: 125846
SYKES, Christopher. Wassmuss.
London : 1936First edition, first impression, an uncommon book, particularly so in the jacket Wilhelm Wassmuss arrived in Bushehr in 1909 as German vice-consul; "The British had little doubt that he was really an intelligence officer a striking looking man, who spoke fluent Persian and Arabic, he had travelled widely among the tribes of southern Persia, with some... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 130260