London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1960. Octavo, black cloth with bold lettering on front cover and spine, 352 pp., 19 maps, eight plates. Light foxing, otherwise a good copy in dust-jacket. First edition.
A little known chapter in the story of the R.A.F. and a personal account of the author's life among the tribes who called him Abu Hanaik ("Little Jaw") and looked to his tent for protection. Desert raiding had taken a desperate turn in the 1920s on the frontier between Iraq and what is now Saudi Arabia. Item #3330
Price (AUD): $70.00