A year in the Gulf

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".

Ink inscriptions (dated 1958) to flyleaf and pastedown. Now rare.

Not in Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula.