London: John Murray, 1956.
First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. xi, 204 pp, indexed, illustrated with photographs, drawings in the text by the author; title page wood engraving by Reynolds Stone. Corners lightly bumped, else a fine copy. Dust jacket is price-clipped and has very mild dampstaining to the upper front panel and small chips at the corners and spine ends. The second of Stark's books recounting her travels in Turkey, following Ionia. There is much of historical interest in the book, for, as Stark writes, "In Turkey particularly, and in the Levant and the Aegean, a journey without history is like the portrait of an old face without its wrinkles."