Les Aventures de Tintin au Pays de l'Or Noir.
Small folio (ca. 227 x 304 mm). (2), 62 pp. Original printed boards. Blue pastedowns with white cartoon figures.
An early adventure of Tintin, set in the Middle East, where the young Belgian reporter attempts to uncover a militant group responsible for sabotaging oil supplies. The story was originally set in Palestine under the British Mandate, but Hergé's publisher requested several alterations, and the setting was transferred to the fictional state of Khemed.
Extremities rubbed and bumped; small flaw to head of spine. Interior somewhat brownstained near the gutter and margins; some marginal tears and creases rarely touching text or image. Rare.