Anglo-Italian author and adventuress Freya Stark was the O.G. badass: fluent in Arabic and Turkish, she blazed her way across the Middle East and Afghanistan at a time when few Westerners, much less women, dared to tread there. Praised as a “poet of travel,” her evocative writing earned her fans like Vita Sackville-West and her memoirs make for exhilarating reading.
This first-edition of the third volume of her memoirs recalls journeys in Egypt, the Persian Gulf, and the Arabian desert in the ‘30s, includes her original photographs, and boasts a graphic, vivid cover that will draw admirers to your cocktail table like a magnet.
This book is in good vintage condition. Its dust jacket, which is secured in plastic, has a few small tears. The pages are clean and the volume is well intact. This title is part of a 4-book set, each sold separately.
9" x 6" x 1.25"
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