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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎2727] (1244/1262)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (1165 pages). It was created in 1915. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .


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, Whish (Lieute
nant R. W.).
Whitelock (Lieu
tenant F.).
Place, date, etc.,
499. Ditto
Ditto (Lieute
Wliitelock (Lieu
tenant H. H.)
Tr. Bo. G. S. XV,
March 1859.
Tr. Bo. G. S.
Tr. Bo. G. S. I.,
and J. R. G. S.
VIII, 1838.
Tr. Bo. G. S. I,
page 295.
Willcocks (Sir W.)
503. Williams (S. W.)
504. Wilson (Colonel
505. Winchester (W.)
Cairo, 1903
London, 1883
J. R. G. S. Ill,
Descriptive Sketch of the Island of
Jibbleea, Kuria Muria Bay.
Memoir on Bahreyn.
Remarks on the Endian (Tab)
Biver from its mouth to a town
called Koot.
Notes taken during a journey in
'Oman along the East Coast of
j Arabia.
Descriptive Sketch of the Islands and
Coast situated at the Entrance of
the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. .
An account of the Arabs who inha
bit the Coast between Ras-el-Kheima
and Abothubee in the Gulf of Persia,
Generally called the Pirate Coast
See Mandelslo.
The Restoration of the Ancient Irri
gation Works of the Tigris.
The Middle Kingdom (2 volumes).
Memorandum respecting the Pearl
Fisheries in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. .
Ditto (Dr. J.
508. Winckler (Dr. H.)
509. Windt (H. de.) .
510. Wolf (Lieute
511. Wrede (A. von) .
Tr. Bo. G. S. I-II,
November 1838.
Tr. Bo. O. S. VI,
September 1841,
May 1844 (Re
print of 1865.)
Der Alte Orient,
Part I for 1899,
also as a pam
phlet, Leipzig,
London, 1891
J. R. G. S. Ill,
Brunswick, 1873
Memoir on the River Euphrates, etc.,
during the late Expedition of the
H. C. Armed Steamer Ewphrates.
Note on the Island of Karrack in the
Gulf of Persia.
Note on the Practicability of Advan-
cing an Army from Europe into
Asia by the Provinces of the Euph
rates and Tigris.
Die Volker Forder-Asiens.
A Ride to India across Persia and
Narrative of Voyages to explore the
shores of Africa, Arabia and Mada
gascar. (Analysis of Owen's Voy-
Reise in Hadhramaut. (By H. F.
von Maltzan.)

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This volume is Volume I, Part II (Historical) of the Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , ’Omān and Central Arabia (Government of India: 1915), compiled by John Gordon Lorimer and completed for press by Captain L Birdwood.

Part II contains an 'Introduction' (pages i-iii) written by Birdwood in Simla, dated 10 October 1914, 'Table of Chapters, Annexures, Appendices and Genealogical Tables' (pags v-viii), and 'Detailed Table of Contents' (ix-cxxx). These are also found in Volume I, Part IA of the Gazetteer (IOR/L/PS/20/C91/1).

Part II consists of three chapters:

  • 'Chapter X. History of ’Arabistān' (pages 1625-1775);
  • 'Chapter XI. History of the Persian Coast and Islands' (pages 1776-2149);
  • 'Chapter XII. History of Persian Makrān' (pages 2150-2203).

The chapters are followed by nineteen appendices:

Extent and format
1 volume (1165 pages)

Volume I, Part II is arranged into chapters that are sub-divided into numbered periods covering, for example, the reign of a ruler or regime of a Viceroy, or are arbitrarily based on outstanding land-marks in the history of the region. Each period has been sub-divided into subject headings, each of which has been lettered. The appendices are sub-divided into lettered subject headings and also contain numbered annexures, as well as charts. Both the chapters and appendices have further subject headings that appear in the right and left margins of the page. Footnotes appear occasionally througout the volume at the bottom of the page which provide further details and references. A 'Detailed Table of Contents' for Part II and the Appendices is on pages cii-cxxx.

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The foliation sequence is circled in pencil, in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. It begins on the first folio with text, on number 879, and ends on the last folio with text, on number 1503.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎2727] (1244/1262), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/2, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 8 December 2023]

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