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image of The Origins of Western Economic Dominance in the Middle East; Mercantilism and the Islamic Economy in Aleppo, 1600-1750

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New York: New York University Press, 1988. xvii, 240p., illustrated with tables; hardcover in light grey cloth boards titled black (series design). A good reading copy that is faintly dished, spine panel and top edge slightly foxed, in all other respects quite unmarred. FYI, item wasn't issued with a dust jacket, NY University studies in Near Eastern civilization number… Read more
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image of Caravans and Trade in Afghanistan; the changing life of the nomadic Hazarbuz

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New York: Thames and Hudson / Rhodos International Science and Art Publishers, 1996. Hardcover. 292p., coated paper with profuse color and b&w photos, line maps, diagrams; hardbound, the American first edition in 11x8.5 inch white boards titled in lavender, and colorphoto dust jacket. The dj shows mildest signs of handling (light pressuremarks, touch of edgewear) while book itself is… Read more
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image of Sustainable Livelihoods in Kalahari Environments, A Contribution to Global Debates

Sustainable Livelihoods in Kalahari Environments, A Contribution to Global Debates

by Sporton, Deborah and David S.G. Thomas, editors

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Published
2002
ISBN
9780198234197
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£8.87

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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. xix, 231p., illustrated with figures, "boxes" and tables, hardbound in black boards gilt (the classic Oxford production) and dust jacket. The book itself is immaculate; the dj should have been equally lovely but careless storage has caused a 3-inch accordioned tear in back panel, which we have tacked with clear tape to verso, so..… Read more
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image of Rural Change in Tropical Africa From Colonies to Nation-States

Rural Change in Tropical Africa From Colonies to Nation-States

by Siddle, David, and Kenneth Swindell

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Published
1990
ISBN
9780631158554
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£8.87

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Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1990. Hardcover. 223p., hardbound in 10x6.5 inch black boards titled silverfoil and glossy photographic dust jacket; pretty book, with a great dj photoportrait. First half of text is pencilled with brackets, shaky underlines and even marginal notes, and the same portion of textblock has a top-corner-tip bump affecting all leaves. Front pastedown bears a funny little… Read more
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Migrants and Malaria

by Prothero, R. Mansell

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Published
1965
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London: Longmans, 1965. x, 142p., illustrated with tables, charts and a great many line maps, softbound in 8.5x5.5 inch decorated green wraps. Ex library, having a spine label and a rubberstamp on the front free endpaper. A sound copy still, clean and otherwise unmarked.
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A History of Turks

by He, Xingliang [and] Guo Hongzhen

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Published
2008
ISBN
9787508512730
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£11.09

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[Beijing]: China Intercontinental Press, 2008. Paperback. 156p., nicely laid-out softbound in 9x6.5 inch frenchfold wraps; a clean, sound, unmarked copy, describable as "fine". An account by Chinese scholars of 'the Turkic peoples.
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image of South Persian Tribal Weaving; A Hali Publication. Reprinted from HALI, The International Journal of Oriental Carpets and Textiles, Volume 5 Number 4 1983

South Persian Tribal Weaving; A Hali Publication. Reprinted from HALI, The International Journal of Oriental Carpets and Textiles, Volume 5 Number 4 1983

by Dodds, Dennis R., James OPie, D. W. Martin, Parviz Tanavoli, et alia, contributors

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Published
1983
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£14.79

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London / Philadelphia: Hali Publications Ltd, 1983. Paperback. Unpaginated, perhaps 75p with a dozen pages of "advertisements" nearly indistinguishable from the main articles, line map in colors, plenty of clear color exhibit photographs and supplementary b&w photos on glazed alkaline paperstock, softbound in 11.5x8.5 inch color wraps. A little edgewear, faint signs of handling, a nice copy structurally sound… Read more
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image of Von Bagdad nach Stambul; Nomadenteppiche --Tribal Rugs

Von Bagdad nach Stambul; Nomadenteppiche --Tribal Rugs

by Helmut Reinisch

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Published
1983
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Graz: Teppich Raritaten Reinisch, 1983. Hardcover. Unpaginated preliminaries (about a dozen pages), 47p. (also the number of plates), all in color on high-gloss paperstock, each plate extensively captioned in German and English, hardbound in 12x8.5 inch pictorial boards. Case has general mild edgewear with small nicks at head and tail of spine panel, entirely sound, clean and unmarked within,… Read more
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Kilims, Flat-woven Tapestry Rugs

by Petsopoulos, Yanni

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Published
1979
ISBN
9780847802456
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£36.98

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New York: Rizzoli, 1979. 394p., color plates, b&w plates, a plethora of b&w vignettes and details, numerous line maps plus doublespread endsheet maps; first edition openweave cloth boards in glossy dust jacket. There is mildest edgewear to dj, we neither see nor detect any other flaw. Clean, sound and unmarked, a fine book in near-fine condition.
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image of Mongolia. The Legacy of Chinggis Khan. Catalogue photographs by Kazuhiro Tsuruta

Mongolia. The Legacy of Chinggis Khan. Catalogue photographs by Kazuhiro Tsuruta

by Berger, Patricia [and] Terese Tse Bartholomew. With essays by James Bosson, Lewis R. Lancaster, Morris Rossabi, Heather Stoddard

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Published
1995
ISBN
9780500237052
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£22.19

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New York: Thames and Hudson in association with Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 1995. Hardcover. The hardbound issue, near-fine: xii, 339p., illustrated with line maps, color exhibit & site photography, also b&w period photography. Hardbound in 12x9 inch openweave maroon cloth boards gilt and colorphoto dust jacket. The book itself is immaculate; the dj has a tiny closed… Read more
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image of Sindhi Tombs and Textiles; The Persistence of Pattern. Foreword by George F. Dales

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Albuquerque: Maxwell Museum of Anthropology / University of New Mexico Press. Paperback. xvii, 76p., a particularly absorbing catalog (per one who has catalogued too many catalogs), b&w and color photography throughout, period, contemporary, exhibit and field. The reader will be glad of the double-spread line map, the documentation is of a peculiarly obscure people. Softbound in 9x9 inch decorated… Read more
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image of Peace, War, and Trade Along the Great Wall: Nomadic-Chinese Interaction Through Two Millennia

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Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989. ix, 266p., very good hardcover in dj.
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image of Atamekeh. The Kazakhs; History, Ethnography, Culture. The Land of Ancestors

Atamekeh. The Kazakhs; History, Ethnography, Culture. The Land of Ancestors

by Press Service of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, preparers

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Published
2002
ISBN
9789965602023
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Acmaha, Kazakhstan: government press, 2002. Hardcover. 277p., printed on glossy paperstock throughout, running texts in Kazakh, Russian and (to a limited extent) in English; large pictorial with exclusively color photography hardbound in 11x8.5 inch laminated photographic boards. Slightest edgewear, a clean, sound, very good copy.
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image of 110°. Tucson's youth tell Tucson's stories. Issue 3 (Summer 2003)

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Tucson, AZ: Tucson Voices Press, 2003. 80p., single issue of the magazine, some edgewear. Articles on such topics as life in a trailer park, teen parents, skateboarders seeking more respect, etc.
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image of Dictionnaire Touareg-Francais, Dialecte de l'Ahaggar; Tome Premier [volume one only]

Dictionnaire Touareg-Francais, Dialecte de l'Ahaggar; Tome Premier [volume one only]

by Foucauld, Le Pere Charles de

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Published
1951
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£48.07

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Paris: Imprimerie Nationale de France, 1951. Hardcover. 495p., text reproduced from neat holograph with a full-page portrait of the author from photography and an enormous folded map in colors in rear pocket; 11x7.5 inch hardcover in coarse linen boards, both hinges cracked (rear hinge severely but still holding), a few pencilled notes and mild handling soil to cloth; the… Read more
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image of The tribal eye antique kilims of Anatolia; published with the sponsorship of Mobil Oil Turk A.S. and Koc Holding A.S.

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New York: Rizzoli, 1993. Oversized Paperback. 140p., extensive period photography and diagrams, color exhibit photos on matte black backgrounds, first edition 10.5x9 inch decorated wraps; a fine unblemished copy.
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image of Of wool and loom the tradition of Tibetan rugs. Edited by Kesang G. Tseten

Of wool and loom the tradition of Tibetan rugs. Edited by Kesang G. Tseten

by Chodrak, Trinlay and Kesang G. Tashi

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Published
2000
ISBN
9780834804326
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Trumbull CT / Bangkok: Weatherhill Inc. / Orchid Press, 2000. Hardcover. 156, [4]p., plentiful color and site photography amidst extensive text, first edition 11.2x9 inch openweave linen boards titled with candyapple red ink in glossy red dj; endsheet maps in colors, a nice production in very good condition, bit of FADING TO SPINE OF DJ.
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image of Traditional textiles of central Asia with 262 illustrations, 212 in color, and 2 maps

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New York: Thames and Hudson, 1997. Oversized Paperback. 160p., b&w period photography, contemporary site and exhibit photos with diagrams, line maps, first paperback edition; 11.5x8.2 inch glossy wraps, a fine unblemished copy.
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image of The rise and rule of Tamerlane

The rise and rule of Tamerlane

by Manz, Beatrice Forbes

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Published
1991
ISBN
9780521406147
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991. xi, 227p., line maps, trade-size glossy wraps; a very good copy.
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image of Bactrian gold from the excavations of the Tillya-Tepe necropolis in northern Afghanistan

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Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1985. 259p., color plates on glazed stock, double-column text (with sidebars) on matte brown stock, decorated 14x10 inch boards. Corners slightly scuffed with a small ding to spine panel, faint foredge smudge, lacks the jacket, otherwise a very good copy.
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£44.37