Royal Quest. The Hunting Saga of HIH Prince Abdorreza Pahlavi of Iran
Long Beach, Safari Press, 2004.
Square quarto, xii, 324 pages with numerous illustrations from photographs (many full-page, many in colour); two certificates of limitation are bound in at the front of the book.
Gilt-decorated cloth; slight water-cockling to the blank margins of all top corners, and the bottom corners of the last half of the book (the latter with very light shallow tide-marks); a very good copy in the fine slipcase.
The twenty-fifth book in the publisher's Classics in Big-Game Hunting Series. Five hundred copies of this first edition were printed (this is Number 427); all copies were signed by Prince Abdorreza and the author (on separate certificates of limitation). Prince Abdorreza Pahlavi (Shahpur Abdul Reza Pahlavi) died in May 2004, shortly after this book was published; he was half-brother of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran from 1941 until the Islamic Revolution in 1979.