Book details: Very rare German edition third issue (dritte auflage) of the first edition and with the Ex Libris in Arabic of her son Said Ruete in a standard cloth publisher binding.
These first edition issues in an original cloth binding are all extremely rare. The buildings on the cover bear close resemblance to the palace buildings and clock-tower in Zanzibar. As the architecture of the buildings looks a bit Western the artist has probably added some tropical plants and trees in front.
The first German editions are much higher quality books than the English editions: beautiful paper and fine printing. Bibi Salme wrote the book in German so the text is also more authentic than the English translations. On the title page is the printed signature of Bibi Salme (in Arabic) Content 196, 190 p; Title in Gold print.