A Study in Sharjah

Sinan, Mahmud Bahjat. Imarat al-Shariqah.

Baghdad, Wizarat al-Thaqafah wa-al-Irshad, 1967.

8vo. 103, (7) pp. With a genealogical table, numerous half-tone photo illustrations in the text, and a full-page map at the end. Original printed colour wrappers.


First edition. An historical, geographical, and economic study of the Sharjah Emirate, published two years after Saqr bin Sultan Al Qasimi was deposed as ruler and succeeded by his cousin, Khalid bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, and four years before the formation of the United Arab Emirates.

Old Arabic ownership stamp to title-page. Slight rust marks to interior of wrappers from block-stapling; binding slightly rubbed and scuffed along extremeties with insignificant staining, but altogether very well preserved.

OCLC 15266029. Silsilah al-siyasiyah (Political Series) 15.