Item #101819 The Golden Carpet [Limited to 30 copies]. Somerset DE CHAIR.
The Golden Carpet [Limited to 30 copies].

The Golden Carpet [Limited to 30 copies].

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 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: £245.00

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