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EKREM, SELMA - Unveiled: The Autobiography of a Turkish Girl

Title: Unveiled: The Autobiography of a Turkish Girl
Description: New York, Ives Washburn, 1933. Hardcover. 8vo (8.9", 2.2 cm). [xii], 320 pp. illus. Signed: "Selma Ekrem (1902-1986) grew up among the progressive Ottoman Muslim elite. Ekrem had an unconventional mother, who did not insist on her daughter's veiling.. Frustrated at the restrictions of Turkish female life, Ekrem traveled to America and countered prevalent stereotypes by lecturing on Turkey." - Gorgias Press online. OCLC 973557729. NUC 0075592. Salmon cloth with silver lettering to front cover and spine. Top edge salmon. Frontis portrait and 10 photographic plates in black and white. Decorated endpapers. Author's signature in Turkish and English to half-title page. Second printing of first English language and American translation of 1930. Front pastedown with previous owner's name and address in tidy script. Spine faded with head lightly rubbed. Tight, clean book with thick pages boldly inked. Signed by Author. Very good+ in no dust jacket .

Keywords: Women's History Signed

Price: US$ 50.00 Seller: Excelsa Scripta Rare Books
- Book number: 881

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