1958 Gertrude Bell From Her Personal Papers 1889-1914
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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
The first edition of this work.
In the original unclipped dustwrapper.
The selected papers of Gertrude Bell, this volume containing documents and letters from the years 1889 to 1914.
Bell is known for her important work as an explorer and archaeologist, who mapped and explored extensively throughout Syria-Palestine, Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, and Arabia.
Illustrated with a frontispiece, and fourteen plates.
By Elizabeth Burgoyne.
With a foreword by Vita Sackville-West.
Without the scarce second volume.
In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart. Light bumping to the spine. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some small chips and closed tears, including chips to the backstrip, and a little discolouration to the wraps. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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