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STARK, Freya. Beyond Euphrates. Autobiography 1928-1933.
London : 1951First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "Simon with love from his Godmother 15.04.1952 Stark". Simon Lennox-Boyd, as well as being Stark's godson, was also her occasional publisher. Beyond Eupharates is the continuation of Stark's autobiography, following on from Traveller's Prelude (1950).
Stock Code: 142073
STARK, Freya. The Southern Gates of Arabia.
London : 1936First edition, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Donald Simon from his Godmother, Freya Stark London 1943", with the bookplate of the recipient's father Alan Lennox-Boyd, to the front pastedown. Stark was also godmother to Alan Lennox-Boyd, who would later be the colonial secretary under Winston Churchill in the 1950s. This is the... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 142060
STARK, Freya. A Winter in Arabia.
London : 1940First edition, first impression, signed by the author on the front free endpaper "Donald Simon from his Godmother Freya Stark London 1943", with partial bookplate of the recipient's father, Alan Lennox-Boyd, to the front pastedown. Stark was also godmother to Alan Lennox-Boyd, who would later be the colonial secretary under Winston Churchill in the... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 142074
STARK, Freya. Le valli degli assassini (The Valleys 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 - 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 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 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
WORLD WAR II - 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