Book Description

London, John Murray. 1979. 1st edition. Near fine hardback covers in a near fine pictorial dust jacket. Internally fine. Black and white ills. Double page map. Exceptionally signed by Molly Izzard and her daughter Sabrina on the front free end paper.
Dealer Notes
Molly Izzard (née Crutchleigh-Fitzpatrick; 1 August 1919 – 4 February 2004) was an English writer. She was the co-author of the book published in 1959 called Smelling The Breezes, which is about a camping trek she and her family took in the High Lebanon mountains. Izzard subsequently wrote A Private Life in 1963 on her private life at work. In 1969, she authored A Life of Dame Helen Gwynne Vaughan and The Gulf: Arabian Western Approaches on Middle Eastern events ten years later. Izzard's final work was a controversial biography on the explorer Freya Stark which was published in 1993.
The Gulf: Arabian Western Approaches, which was a first-hand account of the rise of the nation-states Bahrain, Kuwait and the Emirates set against Saudi Arabia's restrictive Wahhabism. The book also covered Iraqi and Iranian power when Anglo oil companies lost their grip on the region
Author Izzard, Molly
Date 1979
Binding Hardback
Publisher John Murray
Condition Near Fine
Pages 314

Price: £125.00

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