Five tales of near east high adventure including the title yarn and four additional "Dragoman" stories, originally appearing in 1930's issues of ORIENTAL STORIES and MAGIC CARPET. The pulp vet was also an literary agent, and briefly edited WEIRD TALES.
Otis Adelbert Kline (1891–1946) born in Chicago, Illinois, USA, was an adventure novelist and literary agent during the pulp era. Much of his work first appeared in the magazine Weird Tales. Kline was an amateur orientalist and a student of Arabic, like his friend and sometime collaborator, E. Hoffmann Price.
Otis Adelbert Kline. Wikipedia.