CAIRO DAWNS: A Story Cycle with a Proem.
Edition: First American edition.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1931). Hardcover first edition - A rather uncommon early collection of linked short stories, with elements of fantasy by this Scotish writer. Includes introductions by H. G. Wells (two brief letters) and by Dr. Leonard Huxley who states: "Mr. Mitchell, with his vivid knowledge of the East, went on to plan a set of stories which should have the mysterious heart of Cairo for background, and should be linked together as the experiences of a Russian exile living in the city. The result was the series of a dozen tales of many colored romance.which.are now issued as Cairo Dawns." 313 pp
Condition: Good overall in magenta cloth with gold lettering (both free endpapers cut out, some fading to the spine, a couple of bumps to the edges of the boards, but a straight and tight copy), no dust jacket.