London: Hutchinson's University Library, 1951.
Hardcover. Near fine in a Very Good dust jacket. 195 pp, index by countries, index, illustrated map endpapers. Light offsetting to half-title and verso of page 195, otherwise minimal wear. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, 1/2" closed tear to front panel. "The purpose of this book is to set forth briefly the relations which the people and the government of these islands have had with the Middle East from the earliest records of such relations until the present day. The term 'Middle East' is used in the wider sense which it has acquired in recent years, and covers Turkey, Persia, Egypt and the Persian Gulf, and the Arab territories that lie between them" (dust jacket). The author served as Minister and Ambassador to Persia.