London: Faber & Faber, 1944.
Hardcover. Very Good in a Good dust jacket. First trade edition, two volumes in one. 224 pp + illustrations, with folding map, illustrated map endpapers, appendix, index. Upper corners bumped, contents clean, binding tight. Dust jacket edgeworn, with small chips and tears, staining to head of spine. "This volume contains Captain de Chair's already famous narrative of the British expedition in 1941 which saved Iraq from German domination, and of the subsequent and equally vital campaign in Syria" (dust jacket). Originally published as two separate volumes titled The Golden Carpet and The Silver Crescent, this is the first edition combining both volumes in one.