Owen, Roderic. The Golden Bubble. Arabian Gulf Documentary.

London, 1957.

8vo. 255, (1) pp. With 13 photo illustrations and a map. Original red publisher's cloth with giltstamped spine title. Original dustjacket.


Second printing of the first edition. A documentary of a year spent by the author in the Arabian Gulf, discussing Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Buraimi Oasis, Qatar, Kuwait; hunting and falconry. Dedicated "to the honour and glory of His Excellency Sheikh Shakhbut bin Sultan Albufalah, Ruler of Abu Dhabi".

Dustjacket slightly frayed, otherwise a good copy of this now-rare title, inscribed "Laurie Tinckler / Bahrain / July 1958" on flyleaf.

Not in Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula.