EGYPTIAN NIGHTS: SOME ACCOUNT OF THE INVESTIGATIONS OF BIMBASHI BARUK. London: Robert Hale Limited, . Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-222 [223-224: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original red cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Collection of short stories (here presented in the form of a novel) featuring Major Baruk, an Anglo-Arab soldier detective, most with Middle East settings. Published later in the U.S. as BIMBASHI BARUK OF EGYPT (1944). Day, p. 8. A fine copy in very good 8/6 pictorial dust jacket with wear and several short closed tears along top and bottom edges and shallow chip from upper spine end. An uncommon book, especially in jacket. (#154948).
"First published in book form 1944" on copyright page.