HAMILTON, Angus. Problems of the Middle East. London, Eveleigh Nash, 1909.
8vo. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt; pp. xvi, 484, three maps; school prize bookplate inside front cover; occasional very light spotting, a very good copy of a scarce title.
First edition. The political journalist here focusses on the geopolitics of the Ottoman Empire and Persia between Russia and the British Empire with much on the most important railways of the region, the projected Baghdad Railway and the Hejaz Railway.