The Minaret of Djam, by Freya Stark
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Author: Freya Stark
Title: The Minaret of Djam
Publisher: John Murray, London, 1970
Description of book: First UK Edition. Freya Stark traveled the difficult and often dangerous journey from Kabul to Kandahar and Herat in search of one of Afghanistan’s most celebrated treasures, the Minaret of Djam. This magnificent symbol of the powerful Ghorid Empire that once stretched from Iran to India lies in the heart of central Afghanistan’s wild Ghor Province
Condition of the book: The book is near fine, except marks that look as if someone has previously taped the wrapper flaps to the end-papers, with corresponding marks on the wrapper flaps. Wrapper also has some fraying, especially at the foot of the spine, otherwise a nice copy.