London: Mills & Boon, 1923, 1923. Octavo. Original navy blue cloth, title gilt to spine and front cover, panels in blind to covers, plain end papers. Cloth in very good condition. Internally very good with a frontispiece reproduction of a drawing of Aden in 1512 and 23 similar plates.
Jacob was an important British administrator in Yemen who served as First Assistant to the Resident of Aden, Political Agent of the Aden Hinterland, and, during WWI, as Chief Political Advisor on S.W. Arabia in Egypt. The book is focused on the modern administration of the country and Jacob recounts many of his personal experiences.
Author Harold Jacob
Publisher Mills & Boon
Condition Very Good