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    Sax Rohmer (pseudonym of Arthur S. Ward). Egyptian Nights: Some Account of the Investigations of Bimbashi Baruk. London: Robert Hale Limited, [1944]. First edition. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-222 [223-224: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original red cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. 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.

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    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.



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