First edition of Faces In A Mirror: Memoirs From Exile by Ashraf Pahlavi, inscribed to Senator Jacob Javits.
Octavo, xvi, 238pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine, light fading to top edge. First edition, first printing, with full number line on copyright page. In publishers dust jacket, $12.95 on front flap, chipping along top edge and some toning to spine. Signed by Princess Ashraf Pahlavi to Senator Jacob Javits: “To Senator and Mrs. Javits, with my best wishes, Ashraf Pahlavi. 22/4/80.”
A unique association copy.
Comments: Senator Jacob Javits was a friend of the Shaw of Iran and the entire House of Pahlavi family. He sponsored legislation condemning the overthrow of the monarch in Iran. He was fiercely condemned by Ayatollah Khomeini and threatened with arrest if he set foot in Iran.