MORRIS, James. The Hashemite Kings. London, Faber, 1959.
8vo. Original cloth and dust wrapper, not price-clipped; pp. 231, black and white photo plates; apart from very light marginal wear to wrappers a very attractive copy.
First edition. A complete history of the oldest Arabic dynasty, direct descendants of the Prophet, together with the turmoil ensuinig the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and British intervention which involved T. E. Lawrence, Glubb Pasha, Nasser, Ibn Saud, Gertrude Bell, Freya Stark and Ronald Storrs.