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Commemorative photo album of the 10th anniversary of the independence of the United Kingdom of Libya

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Title: Commemorative photo album of the 10th anniversary of the independence of the United Kingdom of Libya Author: Place: Libya Publisher: Date: [1961] Description: 35 black and white photographs, most approximately 8½x10", captions in English and Arabic on mounts. Housed in an embossed full leather album. Album in commemoration of 10 years of independence from Italy, presented to Lewis Clark, personal representative of the President of the United States (John F. Kennedy), who had the rank of Special Ambassador to this anniversary celebration. The album is consigned by the granddaughter of Ambassador Clark. Images portray the improvements in infrastructure, agriculture, industry, education, governmental and social issues, etc. Libya gained its independence from Italy in 1951 under the reign of King Idris, in September 1969, a small group of military officers led by 27-year-old army officer Muammar Gaddafi staged a coup d'état against King Idris, launching the Libyan Revolution. Gaddafi ruled Libya until his overthrow and death in 2011. Lot Amendments Condition: Light wear to album covers, page block separating from covers; photographs originally tipped to album pages with cellophane tape which has dried with time and the photos are now detached; images fine. Item number: 234821

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Auktionshaus: PBA Galleries
Titel: Sale 505: Travel & Exploration, Cartography & Americana from the Library of Glen McLaughlin (with additions)
Auktionsdatum: 25.04.2013
Adresse: PBA Galleries
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