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

Beale, Marie.

Published by Printed by J. H. Furst Co., Baltimore, 1930
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viii, 72 pp.; 36 full-page plates from photographs; octavo, yellow and orange boards with title and cover ornament printed in black. 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. Bit of scuffing to spine, else fine. Bookseller Inventory # 21328

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Title: THE MODERN MAGIC CARPET: Air-Jaunting Over ...

Publisher: Printed by J. H. Furst Co., Baltimore

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.

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