This Strange Eventful History. Memoirs of Earlier days in the UAE and Oman.

Henderson, Edward.

Book ID: 11234

ISBN:      070432671x


8vo. [6], 184 pp., b/w plates, endpaper maps, cloth in d/w, index, light toning to margins, previous owner’s name inscribed verso front cover, otherwise copy in very good condition, Quartet Books, London, reprint, 1989.


Copy signed by the author on title page. The author first went to the Trucial Coast and Oman as a representative of the Iraq Petroleum Company. In this book, he tells the story of how he joined the Oil Company, what its aims were on what was then called the Trucial Coast, and of all the difficulties they encountered when trying to enter the hinterland of Oman.

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