Sheets, Harold F. The Oil Situation in the Middle East.

New York, Council on Foreign Relations, 1944.

4to. 28 ff., published as a typescript and printed on rectos only. With a folding sketch map of the Middle East. Original printed wrappers, staple-bound.

 650.00

Only edition.

Issued in the "Armaments Series" in Studies of American Interests in the War and the Peace. According to the introduction, "The author of this memorandum was requested by the Armaments Group to state his views on this subject as an oil man [...] the term 'Middle East' includes Turkey, Syria, Palestine, Transjordan, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Bahrein, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Trucial Oman, Oman, and Dhofar".

Wrappers split at ends of spine. Removed from the Carleton College Library with their inkstamp to upper cover and accession stamp inside upper cover.