BELL, Gertrude, Selected and Edited By Lady Florence Bell, D.B.E.
London, Ernest Benn, Ltd., 1927. Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell, CBE (1868-1926) was an English writer, traveller, political officer, administrator, archaeologist and spy who explored, mapped, and became highly influential to British imperial policy-making due to her skill and contacts, built up through extensive travels in Greater Syria, Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, and Arabia. Hardcover books in blue and grey cloth with red leather and gilt titles to spine. No dust-jackets. Vol I 402pp with 15 b/w photographs and map. Vol II pp405 - 791 with 24 b/w photographs and fold out map of Persia. Good condition with slight browning to page edges. 2 x 225 x 160mm. 1.4kg total weight therefore shipping cost will be more than ABE default setting. Bookseller Inventory # 000063