Air Over Eden.
4to. 292, (18) pp. With one folding map. Original giltstamped cloth.
First edition, second impression.
Beautifully illustrated travelogue of Iraq's landscapes, peoples and antiquities, including numerous striking views from the air, including the Persian Gulf route via Muscat and Bahrain. The book emphasises Iraq's strategic importance following the recent completion of the Iraq Petroleum Company's pipeline from Kirkuk to the Mediterranean, and the RAF's role in defending it.
With ms. ownership "Thomas Greenwood. June 1937" to front flyleaf.