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Baghdad Sketches.
The Times Press, Baghdad. 1932 - First edition. Octavo. pp [viii], 132. Twelve plates from drawings by E.N. Prescott, the ''frontispiece'' being opposite page 1 rather than the title-page, as is always the case. Plain red cloth with title-labels on spine and upper covers. The author's first book. Twenty ''sketches'', including: ''Life in the Slum'', ''Concerning Smells'', ''Concerning Manners'', ''A Syriac Christmas'', ''The Nisibin Road'', ''The Devil Worshippers'', ''Ramadhan'', ''The Fellahin'', ''The Kuwait Journey'', ''The Life of the River'' etc.Top corner clipped from front free endpaper. Corners of covers slightly scuffed. Spine a bit faded. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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