The Persian Gulf States and Their Boundary Problems. Reprinted from the Geographical Journal, Vol. CXX, Part 4, December 1954.
8vo. (433)-445, (1) pp. Includes a map. Original printed wrappers. Inscribed by the author. Includes an autograph letter signed by the author (Weymouth, 20 Feb. 1955, 2 pp. 8vo).
Rare presentation offprint of this geographical description of Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the seven Trucial Sheikhdoms which today form the United Arab Emirates, and their boundary issues in the early 1950s. Signed and inscribed "To Edward + Irene Skinner with compliments" (20 Feb. 1955). Includes an autograph letter signed by Sir Rupert to "Dear Edward" accompanying the presentation offprint: "I enclose a copy of a recent paper of mine which you may be interested to see. I have finished the first draft of my book on the Persian Gulf but still have a good deal of revising to do [...]."