STARK, Freya. Dust in the Lion's Paw. Autobiography 1939-1946. London, John Murray, 1961.
8vo. Original green buckram, spine lettered in gilt, Stark's signature blocked in gilt on the upper board, dustwrapper after Frank Quilter not price-clipped, and a little frayed at top; pp. xii, 296, , title printed in red and black, one full-page map after H.W. Hawes, 8 leaves of photographic illustrations; very minor spotting here and there, otherwise a very good copy.
First edition. The final volume of Stark's four-volume autobiography, relating her experiences during World War II, working for the Foreign Office and Ministry of Information in Syria, Aden, the Yemen, Baghdad, Cyprus, the US and Canada, and India.