The Coast of Incense: Autobiography 1933-1939. Freya Stark.

The Coast of Incense: Autobiography 1933-1939

First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #4168

London: John Murray, 1953. Stated First Edition. Octavo. 285 pages, many still uncut. Green dustjacket; book in green cloth with gilt lettering and facsimile signature. Jacket is corner clipped at bottom of front flap with publisher's price sticker reading "John Murray / £2 / Net," with this sticker crossed out in pencil with a note reading "50p / 1 edge stained" beside. Jacket shows a small clean tear at top edge, with a few tiny chips and faint rippling along bottom. Boards are sturdy and square. Aforementioned edge staining involves sparse red speckling to deckled page edges, not encroaching into pages themselves. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.

Third volume of the famed traveller's autobiography, including her adventures in Egypt, the Persian Gulf, and the Valley of Hadhramaut, located in modern-day Yemen.

Price: $40.00

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