1945. Exceedingly rare black-and-white portrait on a 10.5 x 8.25-inch heavy-stock board, taken by "Starvis & Ewing," official photographers of the British Royal Family. The photo shows Abdullah as King Regent and Field Marshall, war-dated January 1, 1945, boldly signed "Abdullah" in English and Arabic, not personalized as it would be considered demeaning. Authentic signatures of Starvis and Ewing on the lower border attest to the fact that this is an official portrait. Abdullah is extremely rare due to the...
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New York: Viking, 1973. 175 b/w illustrations. 231pp. Short square 4to, brown cloth, d.w. (binding has a pale dampstain at bottom edge of rear cover; dust wrapper is also stained - visible only from inside wrapper - and has several small closed tears). New York: Viking Press/Brooklyn Museum, (1973). First edition. A very good copy.