The Treasure of the Tigris: A Tale of Mesopotamia
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The Treasure of the Tigris: A Tale of Mesopotamia
By A. F. (Augustus Ferryman) Mockler-Ferryman
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  • THE TREASURE OF THE TIGRIS
  • A TALE OF MESOPOTAMIA
    • AUTHOR OF "LIFE STORY OF A TIGER" "HEMMED IN" ETC.
    • WITH EIGHT FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS IN COLOUR BY ALLAN STEWART
    • A. & C. BLACK LTD. 4, 5 & 6 SOHO SQUARE, LONDON, W.1
    • PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN
    • First published in 1908
    • "I BALANCED IT EXACTLY, AND SLOWLY AND STEADILY DREW IT UP"
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS IN COLOUR
  • THE TREASURE OF THE TIGRIS
  • CHAPTER I.
    • INSTRUCTIONS.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • ACROSS MESOPOTAMIA.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • INTO THE DESERT.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • GUESTS OF THE AENIZA.
    • "THAT THIS WAS THE SHEIK HIMSELF WE INSTANTLY REALISED"
  • CHAPTER V.
    • RAIDERS.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • THE SHEIK'S STORY.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • THE FIRE OF THE GODS.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • RASPUL, THE SEER.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • IN THE TEMPLE OF SOPHANA.
    • "HE PROSTRATED HIMSELF BEFORE THE GODDESS, AND BESOUGHT HER TO GIVE HEAT TO THE FIRE"
  • CHAPTER X.
    • A DASH FOR FREEDOM.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • ONLY HALF A CAPTURE.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • RIVAL DOCTORS.
    • "'BY THE WILL OF ALLAH,' HE SAID, 'THE CHILD IS SICK'"
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • WAR'S ALARM.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • THE BURST OF THE STORM.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • FATE.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • RESCUE.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • THE TRAIL OF THE SERPENT.
    • "WHEN NEXT I AWOKE EDWARDS WAS SITTING BY MY SIDE."
    • "DAYLIGHT SHOWED US, IN THE FAR DISTANCE, THE MOUND OF THE BIRS NIMROUD"
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • TRUE FRIENDSHIP.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • IN CLOVER.
  • CHAPTER XX.
    • RE-UNION.
  • CHAPTER XXI.
    • A DESPERATE PLUNGE.
  • CHAPTER XXII.
    • BROTHERS AND CONSPIRATORS.
  • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • DAUD'S ADVENTURES.
  • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • THE DEVIL'S WELL.
  • CHAPTER XXV.
    • FOR DEAR LIFE.
  • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • A HAVEN OF REST.
  • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • VISITORS.
    • "WE COULD SEE BELOW US ... THE FIGURE OF A MAN LYING ACROSS THE GUNWALE"
  • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • MYSTERIES, SOLVED AND UNSOLVED.
  • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • A PROPHECY FULFILLED.
    • "THE TWO OF THEM AS PROUD AS PEACOCKS"
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