THE MAMUR ZAPT AND THE RETURN OF THE CARPET.
Edition: First printing.
London: Collins Crime Club, (1988) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first Mamur Zapt mystery, set in 1908, as the "indirect" British rule in Cairo is beginning to wind down. The Mamur Zapt is Cadwallader Owen, the head of the Political Branch of the police. The author grew up in what was then the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. 214 pp. ISBN: 0-00232167x.
Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (toning to pages).