KUWAIT - ATLAS: اطلس الكويت والعالم [Atlas of Kuwait and the World].
A rare atlas of Kuwait and the World in Arabic language, was printed in 1977 in Beirut, Lebanon, in cooperation of cartographic institutes Saeed Al-Sabbagh in Beirut, George Philip and Son Ltd. in London, and Studio Geografico De Agostini in Milan.
Author: Foundation Saeed Al-Sabbagh - George Philip and Son Ltd., London - Studio Geografico De Agostini, Milano.
Place and Year: Beirut: الجمهورية اللبنانية, مؤسسة سعيد الصباغ [Republic of Lebanon, Said Al Sabbagh Foundation] 1977.
Technique: 4°: 88 pp. colour lithographed maps, original illustrated grey wrappers (Very Good, wrappers slightly scuffed on edges with old annotations on the cover, corners slightly rubbed).
An unusual rare atlas of Kuwait and the World in Arabic language was printed in 1977 in Beirut, Lebanon. It includes colourful detailed political, economical and thematic maps of Kuwait, the Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, Syria, Palestine, and other Arabic countries, such as maps of Qatar, Oman, United Arab Emirates, and other parts of the World.
The atlas was printed in cooperation of cartographic institutes Saeed Al-Sabbagh in Beirut, George Philip and Son Ltd. in London, and Studio Geografico De Agostini in Milan. Saeed Ben Kamel Al-Sabbagh (1899-1967) was a Lebanese cartographer of Palestinian origins. He was famous for his geography and travel books.
We could only find one example of the atlas in libraries worldwide (National Library of Israel, Jewish National Library, OCLC 741198767).