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BELGRAVE, James H. D. Welcome to Bahrain.

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BELGRAVE, James H. D. Welcome to Bahrain. [London], The Augustan Press, [1965].

8vo. Original illustrated card wrappers; pp. xvi, 156, xlii, portrait of H. H. Shaikh Isa bin Sulman Al-Khalifah with sketch map on verso, illustrated after photographs, large folding plan of Manama, colour-printed folding map of Bahrain islands in the 'Arabian Gulf'; apart from light wear to edges, one fold to lower cover, a very good copy.
This is the fifth updated edition (first, 1953) of the first guide book to Bahrain, written by the son of Sir Charles Belgrave, locally known as Hamed, who had been financial advisor to the rulers of Bahrain from 1926 to 1957. He advocated the geographical term Arabian Gulf.

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