The Valleys of the Assassins by Freya Stark
London: John Murray, 1940. Freya Stark's account of a trip to Luristan, Mazaudevan in Persia (Iran). A classic of travel writing. First published in 1936. Reprinted here on thin paper, with maps, some photographs. Dust jacket a trifle edgeworn. Boards a bit bowed. Some loss at extremities. Now protected in a plastic sleeve. Endpapers browned. Previous owner's name.