National Geographic : 1946 Dec
(c) National ueograpnic society A Damascus Delivery Boy Wears His Burden as a Leather Cloak In his master's shop, a cubbyhole in the cobblers' street, new shoes hang from pegs bristling from the walls. Veiled women, standing in the street, turn their backs on the crowd as they try on sizes. Kodachromes byMaynard Owen Williams Scant Room for Browsing inaHole-in-the-Wall Book Shop In Damascus, the Arabian Nights and the Koran remain best sellers, though Western books invade the market. Here aMoslem scholar ismarked byhis white turban. One customer dresses "Western" down tohis clogs.