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STARK, Freya et al. The London Magazine.
London : 1955First edition, from the personal library of Freya Stark. This number of the London Magazine contains an article by Freya Stark, entitled "Sunrise on Olympus", in which she describes two times she saw the sunrise around Mount Olympus, once in 1939 and once after the Second World War. Her description does not shy away from the romance of the scene as... Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 127643
(STARK, Freya) COOPER, Pamela. A Cloud of Forgetting.
London : 1993First edition, inscribed on the front free end paper, "to the dear Gunns with love and gratitude from Pamela". The Gunns are Jean Gunn, a good friend of Freya Stark's in her later years and her husband Dr William Gunn, founder of the European Centre for Disaster Medicine, former Director of Emergency Humanitarian Operations for the WHO and author of... Learn More£85.00
Stock Code: 127649
STARK, Freya. Letters:
Wiltshire : 1974-82Complete 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 Centre for Disaster Medicine... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 127604
STARK, Freya. Le Valli degli Assassini [The Valley's of the Assassins].
Milan : 1983First 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£200.00
Stock Code: 127622
(STARK, Freya) KER, William Paton. The Art of Poetry.
Oxford : 1923First Edition. Freya Stark's personal copy of Professor William Ker's lectures delivered as Professor of Poetry in Oxford between 1920 and 1922, which was given to Stark by Ker's sister just a few weeks after Ker's death on 17th July and bears is inscribed to her, "Freya Stark. 6th August 1923. Love P.M.K Penelope M. Ker". An elegant Reynolds Stone... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 127606
STARK, Freya. Baghdad Sketches.
London : 1937First UK edition, expanded from the Baghdad Times edition of 1932 and with the addition of a selection of the author's superb photographs. This copy from the library of Arabist Gerald de Gaury, his book plate to the front pastedown, and John Murray compliments slip "Sent at Miss Stark's instructions" mounted on the front free endpaper beneath ownership... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 140971
STARK, Freya et al. The Cornhill Magazine.
London : 1945First Edition. A copy of the magazine from Freya Stark's personal library, containing an article by her entitled "Moving Pictures in Arabia". Illustrated by two pictures of Yemen, Stark tells an amusing account of her attempts to screen films with a travelling cinema in Yemen. She is particularly interested to note how Yemeni women reacted to this technology,... Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 127634
STARK, Freya. The Southern Gates of Arabia.
London : 1936First edition, first impression. Scarce in the jacket. "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 often... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 140374
(WWII - POLITICAL WARFARE EXECUTIVE.) "German Propaganda and the German 5.7.43 - 20.10.43" - collection of weekly reports.
1943A remarkable survival: a half-yearly run of pioneering weekly propaganda intelligence reports produced by the German and Austrian Region - Intelligence Section of the Political Warfare Executive. These reports were to provide the basis for a new approach to intelligence work for the British which would be carried forward after the end of WWII. Documentary... Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 135819