Item #101819 The Golden Carpet. Somerset DE CHAIR.
The Golden Carpet.

The Golden Carpet.

Golden Cockerel Press, 1943.

One of 30 copies bound in full Morocco and signed by Somerset De Chair. A very good+ copy. Wear to extremities with tanning to spine & some offsetting to boards. Internally deckle edge handmade paper leaves - all in very good+ condition with no inscriptions. Map endpapers original and unsplit.

A personal account of a a tiny force sent to Baghdad from Palestine to deal with the effects of the Golden Square coup and to help the Habbaniya. The operation was a success with Baghdad falling on 30th May 1941 and saved Iraq from falling into the hands of the Nazis.

Item #101819

Price: £450.00

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