The Coast of Incense
The Coast of Incense - Autobiography 1933-39.
London: John Murray, 1953.
First UK printing.
With wood engravings by Reynolds Stone, a map and 40 pages of photographs, this is one in a series of lavishly produced tributes to Stark's unusually fierce obsession with exploration.
Constantly goading the authorities at home and abroad and overcoming the political climate and her own physical shortcomings, she blazed a trail for all future women explorers.
Some small tears to jacket edges.