Riding to the Tigris

STARK, Freya. Riding to the Tigris.

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STARK, Freya. Riding to the Tigris. London, John Murray, 1959.

8vo. Original cloth in original dust-wrappers, price-clipped; pp. xi, 114; vignette by Reynolds Stone in green on title, photographic illustrations on plates, one folding map in two colours; gist inscription to front fly-leaf, otherwise near-fine.
~b~First edition.b~ Stark's account of a journey on horseback from Lake Van to the Tigris on the Turko-Persian border, where Freya Stark encountered Yezidis, Kurds and Sufis.