Roderic Owen – The Golden Bubble – 1957


A rare first edition of this fascinating account of the Arabian Gulf from the late 1950s, with sections on Abu Dhabi, Buraimi, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman.

First edition, first impression, published in 1957 by Collins in London. In very good condition. Original unclipped jacket with minor signs of wear. Text is clean and bright, no inscriptions or markings.

Hardback, 255 pages, with photos and map.

Dedicated to “the honour and glory of His Excellency Sheikh Shakhbut bin Sultan Albufalah, Ruler of Abu Dhabi”.