DICKSON, Violet. The Wild Flowers of Kuwait and Bahrain. London, George Allen & Unwin, .
8vo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, with the rarely seen dust-wrapper; pp. 144, highly illustrated with maps, plates and in the text; slight marginal loss to wrappers; otherwise a very good copy; ownership inscription of Charlene Blakeney, dated 1956, on front fly-leaf.
Very rare first edition of one of the first botanical monographs on the two Gulf countries. Violet was the wife of H. R. P. Dickson, the author of The Arab of the Desert and Kuwait and her Neighbours.