IRAQ PETROLEUM COMPANY. An Account of the Construction in the Years 1932 to 1934 of the Pipe-Line of the Iraq Petroleum Company Limited. From its Oilfield in the Vicinity of Kirkuk, Iraq to the Mediterranean Ports of Haifa (Palestine) and Tripoli (Lebanon). [ London, St. Clements Press, October, 1934].
Folio. Original publisher's petrol blue quarter leather over boards, spine lettered in gilt and with two panels blocked in gilt on front cover; pp. xvii, colour printing on p. 89, 125, folding plan, folding map, numerous superb illustrations in the text, light wear to extremities of the binding, otherwise very good, compliment slip of the chairman and directors tipped inside front cover; one of the finest copies of this title we ever handled.
First edition of this very rare and stunningly produced in-house publication documenting the Herculean work undertaken to get oil from Kurdish Iraq closer to Europe.