General Staff, India, 1917. Some Notes on the Country above Baghdad. Provisional Edition.

Simla, Government Central Press, 1917.

(6), 29, (1) pp. Original printed cloth with fore-edge flap. 8vo.


Only edition. "The area dealt with in this handbook is bounded on the north by the caravan route between Dair-az-Zaur and Mosul, on the east by that between Mosul and Baghdad; on the south by that between Baghdad and Fallujah; and on the west by the river Euphrates. The tract thus defined includes portions of the Baghdad and Mosul Wilayats, and of the Sanjaq of Zaur" (note on p. [iii]).

Some brownstaining to endpapers and edges, otherwise in fine condition. Rare: only two copies in libraries via OCLC (British Library; Texas A&M Univ. Library). From the library of Peter Hopkirk with his bookplate on front pastedown.


Catalogue No. O.B. 44. Case No. 17217. OCLC 48133490.