THE MODERN MAGIC CARPET: Air-Jaunting Over the Ancient East. Marie Beale.

THE MODERN MAGIC CARPET: Air-Jaunting Over the Ancient East.

Baltimore: Printed by J. H. Furst Co. 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo, yellow and orange boards with title and cover ornament printed in black; viii, 72 pp.; 36 full-page plates from photographs. Bit of scuffing to spine, else fine. Near fine. Item #21328

Intriguing and well-illustrated account of a flying expedition aboard a chartered Imperial Airways De Havilland DH 66 Hercules 8 passenger airplane. The trip began in Cairo and touched down first at Gaza, Palestine, then on with many stops for fuel and sightseeing at archeaological sites and cities throughout the region including Rutba Wells, Basra, Najaf, Babylon, Kish Kut el-Amara, Samarra, Mosul, Aleppo, Homs, etc.

Price: $75.00

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