London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1920. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Illustrated by James McBey.. 4to. Brown cloth blocked on the spine and upper board with gilt. Illustrated with 13 full page plates of which five are in color and mounted. Light wear to the corners and edges else a fine copy. With a neat bookseller's stamp on the front pastedown as well as the engraved bookplate of author and surgeon J. Johnston Abraham on the front pastedown and his signature on the front free endpaper. The story of the light-horse in the Middle East during the first world war, covering Jordan, Damascus, Aleppo and Cairo. With a chapter on T. E. Lawrence. One of the mounted color plates is of Lawrence.
(Inventory #: 19896)
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