EDMONDS, C. J. Kurds, Turks and Arabs. Politics, Travel and Research in North-Eastern Iraq 1919-1925. London, OUP, 1957.
8vo. Original cloth in illustrated dust-wrappers, original price of two guineas retained, map endpapers, pp. xiii, 457, folding maps and plates after photographs; minor marginal chips to wrappers, otherwise fine.
Very scarce first edition. The author had been 'political officer with the British expeditionary forces in Mesopotamia and Western Persia amd later in the civil administration of the mandated territory of Iraq' (blurb on inside flaps of wrappers). He deals with the ethnic mix of the area and the deployment of the Royal Air Force.