FEMALE EXPLORERS / MIDDLE EAST: Conflict. Angora to Afghanistan
Author: Rosita FORBES (1890 –1967).
Place and Year: London : Cassell & Co. 1931
8°. XXVI with a full page portrait of the shah of Persia as a frontispiece, 302 pp. with 48 interleaved black and white photographs, original blue cloth binding with embossed lines on covers and black lettering on the spine (light foxing, binding with minor wear, otherwise in a good condition).
A work by an early female explorer Rosita Forbes (1890 –1967), one of the first women to travel to parts of the Middle East, which were closed to westerns.