A scarce pre-Muammar Gaddafi tourist guide for Libya, the preface states: "This is the first tourist guide issued about Libya after the country has attained its Independence" (in 1951). Illustrated with black and white photographs plus information on the country's history, geography, economy, cities of Libya, a list hotels, and a list of Libyan embassies abroad (the last in Italian). Text in English with some sections in Italian. With a fold-out, color map attached in the back. Printed in Italy. Item #1043.
Condition: Very Good-, some wear and scuffing to covers; light edgewear to cover; bump to top corner of back cover, visible on half the pages; ink stamped on back cover "Courtesy Copy from The Directorate General of Tourism-Libya"; now in a custom-made protective mylar jacket.