Report on the British Indian Commercial Mission to South-Eastern Persia During 1904-1905.
Small folio (215 x 336 mm). (8), 156 pp. With a folding map in lower-cover pouch. Contemporary printed boards; spine reinforced with later black leather.
Official report by Colonel A. H. Gleadowe-Newcomen (1853-1928), President of the Commercial Mission to Persia, of the mission's results regarding the state of British Indian trade in South-Eastern Persia and the consideration of measures which might bring about an expansion of Indo-Persian trade. Assistance to the mission was rendered by Major Percy Molesworth Sykes, then Consul at Kerman, as well as by Percy Cox, the British resident in the Gulf.
Paper brittle; some worming; a few edge flaws near the beginning. Upper cover trimmed at the head and somewhat crudely repaired. Rare.