Convention of Commerce between Her Majesty and His Highness the Imaum of Muscat, signed at Zanzibar, May 31, 1839.
Folio (208 x 324 mm). 6 pp. Modern marbled wrappers.
Complete English text of the trade convention entered into by Queen Victoria and Said bin Sultan, the Sultan of Muscat, following Said's successful ratification of a treaty with the United States in 1835 and his capture of Mombasa, Kenya, in 1837. As early as 1822, Muscat had agreed to abolish the slave trade with the West.
Removed from an old collection; handwritten page numbers 137ff. on rectos. Well preserved.