Passenger To Teheran with a new Introduction by Nigel Nicolson
London and New York, Moyer Bell Limited. 1990. (ISBN: 1559210435) Hardcover. Book, Second edition of 1926 original with new introduction by the author's son. 155pp, frontis portrait, 2 maps (1 double-paged), nearly one hundred photo illustrations. 4to/26cm. Textured brown cloth gilt in protected dj. NF/NF. Chapter headings include: To Egypt, To Iraq, Into Persia, Round Teheran, To Isfahan, Kum, The Coronation of Reza Khan and Russia. Vita Sackville-West (1892-1962), distinguised British novelist, poet, biographer and critic, took this trip to Persia in 1926 to meet her husband, Harold Nicolson (1886-1968), then serving in the British Legation, and to attend the Coronation of Reza Shah. Originally published by Hogarth Press in 1926, this edition has been supplemented by her younger son, the noted author Nigel Nicolson (1917-2004),with many previously unpublished photographs as well as personal details of the journey omitted from the original. "A characteristically idiosyncratic account" (Ghani, p. 326). NF.
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Keywords: 1559210435 Iran Description and Travel Literary Traveller Harold Nicolson Virginia Wolff Nigel Nicolson Reza Khan Coronation Egypt Iraq Russia