BAGHDAD SKETCHES

stark, Freya (Illustrated by E N Prescott)
Published by The Times Press in Baghdad 1932
SKU: 50012
£500.00
FIRST EDITION. 8vo., red clothbound hardback with paper title labels to spine and upper board; 132pp, with 12 b/w plates (frontispiece misbound at pp1). Ink gift inscription to ffep: 'Philip de Laszlo from Hilda Ernest June 4th 1933'. (Philip de Laszlo, portrait painter to royalty and aristocracy). Plate at pp54 becoming loose, small handling mark to pp55. Faint tape shadows to front and rear pastedowns, a few small handling and splash marks to boards, ink marks to rear board, light scuffing to spine ends, paper labels a little grubby. Overall a GOOD+ COPY.