Four color plates by Paul Strayer. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1939. 8vo. Red cloth. 206 p. 1st ed. Near fine in edgeworn d/j, with chipping &short tears at extremities. 
Historical novel set in Damascus, A. D. 1450. Young Philippe is eagerly starting on his first trading expeditinon and hopes to recover the sword of Roland Arnot, the emblem of the family, brought back by a crusading ancestor.