The Life of Sir Percy Cox.

Graves, Philip

Book ID: 18842


8vo. 350 pp., 20 pp., catalogue of publications by Hutchinson, 16 b/w illustrations, original cloth, lightly rubbed round edges, foreword by Sir Arnold Wilson, lacks map at end, ex-library copy with small stamps on margins of few leaves, occasional spotting, otherwise copy generally in good condition, index, Hutchinson & Co., London, second impression, 1941.


A biography of Sir Percy Cox (1864-1937), who played a major role in shaping the political situation in Iraq, Arabia and the Gulf. Cox held the position of Chief Political Officer in Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force 1914-1918. He was also the first High Commissioner in Iraq 1920-1924. Previous to that he held the position of Political Agent and Consul at Muscat 1899-1904, and Resident and Consul General, at the Arab Gulf 1918-1920.

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