W. Collins & Sons, London 1st ed., 1927. 245 pp. Original black cloth; red title & border to front; 19 x 12cm. Ends of spine frayed slightly; front cover leaning o/w V.G. This is a very realistic novel about a small British Army cavalry patrol who are fighting in Mesopotamia during the First World War when they become stranded in an oasis and are attacked by hostile Arabs. This is a VERY SCARCE First English Edition.