Book Description

Numerous black and white collotype prints of photos of Iran. 4to, 295x220mm, stapled, some creasing and marginal wear along the spine, pages and wraps very good except a single nick (5mm), along the bottom edge through all pages. Also containing a signed letter of presentation from the Persian Gulf Command HQ. In very good condition overall. pp.16, Tehran, US Army Persian Gulf Command, 1945.
Dealer Notes
A decorative souvenir album of Iran containing b/w photos of its landscapes, people, bazaars, mosques, ancient and
traditional buildings and townscapes taken by US soldiers stationed in the country. Belonging to a soldier named Al Rodrigues,
the supporting letter outlines that the booklet is a pictorial record of his time in Iran.

“In future years may it serve also to remind you that your hardships and sacrifices of the past two years have helped immeasurably to win the war - and save the lives of fellow Americans.” The photographers are named as Blohm, Covello, Miller, Arkus, Marthey, Peters, Kohl, Campbell and Mitchell."

Rare. Worldcat located 2 holdings at the US Army War College and at the University of Texas in el Paso.
Author [IRAN]
Date 1945
Binding Softback
Publisher US Army
Condition VG
Pages 16

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