ANGLO-IRANIAN OIL COMPANY [the other volume: BRITISH PETROLEUM COMPANY LIMITED]. Our Industry … An introduction to the Petroleum Industry forn the use of the Members of the Company's Staff. Second Edition. [the other volume: For private Circulation only]. London, Central Planning Department and BP, [1947-58].
Two volumes, 8vo. Original green leatherette and cloth, lettered in gilt; pp. [ii, illustration on title-verso], 368; [ii], 472, highly illustrated after photographs and with maps and charts; cloth of volume II spotted and discoloured; the two latter volumes with damp-staining; a rare complete set with good provenance.
The second and third edition of this in-house publication, of which volume one is extremely rare, although it was printed twice, in October 1947 and January the following year.
Provenance: Both volumes with the gilt-stamped name Alanbrooke on front covers. After a long and distinguished military career from 1902 to the end on the Second World war Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke was director of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company.
COPAC locates only two copies of the first edition, at Aberdeen University and in the British Library.