THOMPSON, Edward. In Araby Orion.

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THOMPSON, Edward. In Araby Orion. London, Ernest Benn, [1930].

8vo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, with dust-wrapper printed in orange and red; pp. 82, [1], light margianl fraying to wrappers, a little offsetting from endpapers; a very good copy in the rarely seen dust-wrapper, signed presentation inscripton by the author, dated 1931, on front fly-leaf.
First edition of an uncommon, partly autobiographical war novel, situated during the Palestine campaign. Thompson had fought in Palestine and Mesopotamia, and wrote fiction and works on Indian politics and culture.