Golden Horn. Francis Yeats-Brown.

Golden Horn

London: Victor Gollancz, 1932.

First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. 8vo, 287 pp, in publisher's black cloth. Corners lightly bumped, else a fine copy in dust jacket with mild sunning to spine and rear panel, a few chips and short tears. Subtitled on the jacket "Plot and counterplot in Turkey, 1908-1918 as seen 'from the inside' by a prisoner of war." Yeats-Brown was sent to Mesopotamia in the course of his duties as a Captain in the Royal Flying Corps. He was captured by the Turks in 1915 near Baghdad, and after a number of attempts to escape, one time disguising himself as a woman, he finally got away in 1918. This book, a revision of his earlier work, Caught by the Turks (1919), describes the miseries of life in a Turkish prison and includes an account of the Armenian massacres.

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Price: $30.00

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