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The Persian Flower:  A Memoir of Judith Grant Perkins, of Oroomiah, Persia
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The Persian Flower: A Memoir of Judith Grant Perkins, of Oroomiah, Persia

Boston: American Tract Society. Good with no dust jacket; Boards moderately worn, library markings on . front pastedown, light soiling throughout.. 1853. Hardcover. Two engravings of Miss Perkins, aged 12 and aged 6 years. Blue blindstamped cloth binding with gilt designs stamped on front boards. xiii, 204 pp. Ex-church library copy. A memorial volume describing the life of Judith Grant Perkins, daughter of American Presbyterian missionaries Rev. J. Perkins and Mrs. C. B. Perkins, who died at the age of 12 while her family was serving the Nestorian Christian community in Oroomiah, Persia (Urmia, in present day northwestern Iran). ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$12.50

The Court of Persia,  Viewed in Connection with Scriptural Usages
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The Court of Persia, Viewed in Connection with Scriptural Usages

By Kitto, John

NY: Carlton & Phillips. Good with no dust jacket; Top corner of rear boards gnawed, waterstain at . fore-edge of rear half of text, penciled owner name on front free endpaper.. 1852. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Revised by Daniel P. Kidder. Brown blindstamped cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Frontispiece wood engraving of Mohammed Shah, King of Persia. Kitto was a missionary in Persia in the early 19th century and gives this account of Persian history and life and customs among the royal court. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 176 pages .

$35.00

Pasargadae:  The Oldest Imperial Capital of Iran
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Pasargadae: The Oldest Imperial Capital of Iran

By Ali-Sami

Shiraz. Very Good; Covers lightly soiled.. 1971. Second Edition. Softcover. Printed wraps. Translated by Rev. R. N. Sharp. Photos. ; 240 pages .

$20.00

Iraq A Political History from Independence to Occupation
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Iraq A Political History from Independence to Occupation

By Dawisha, Adeed

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Bookstore price sticker on rear boards.. 2009. Hardcover. 0691139571 . Index, bibliography, notes. Tan cloth binding. ; 377 pages .

$12.00

Sketches in Egypt
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Sketches in Egypt

By Gibson, Charles Dana

NY: Doubleday & McClure Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards dampstained, soiled, and worn.. 1899. Limited Edition. Hardcover. A signed limited edition of 250 copies. Signed in pencil "C. D. Gibson" on limitation page tipped in before half-title. Decorative tan cloth with scarab and heiroglyph design in green, red, and black on front covers. Lacking the accompanying portfolio with ten additional plates. Not numbered in number line on limitation page. Many full-page plates of the author's illustrations and numerous other smaller illustrations from the author's extended tour through Egypt in 1898. xv, 114 pp.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author .

$75.00

Traditional Crafts of Saudi Arabia:  Weaving, Jewelry, Costume,  Leatherwork, Basketry, Woodwork, Pottery, Metalwork
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Traditional Crafts of Saudi Arabia: Weaving, Jewelry, Costume, Leatherwork, Basketry, Woodwork, Pottery, Metalwork

By Topham, John; Landreau, Anthony; Mulligan, William E.

London: Stacey International. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1982. Hardcover. 090574330x . Foreword by Dr. Abdullah H. Masry. Green cloth. Many color illustrations and photos. A survey of traditional Saudi Arabian crafts with an extensive chapter on jewelry, including the role of jewelry as part of female dowries. Includes many belts, headpieces, pendants, rings, neckpieces, bracelets, etc. Subsequent chapter about costume also shows many jewelry examples. ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 192 pages .

$20.00

Petra, Perea, Phoenicia
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Petra, Perea, Phoenicia

By Forder, Rev. A.

London and Edinburgh: Marshall Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1923. Hardcover. Maroon beveled cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Many sepia-tone photogravures of archaeological and historic sites and local Bedouin and other residents in the areas of modern Jordan and Lebanon that house the ancient lands of Petra, Perea, and Phoenicia. ; 112 pages .

$60.00

Bitter Harvest:  Palestine 1914-1917
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Bitter Harvest: Palestine 1914-1917

By Hadawi, Sami

NY: The New World Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered.. 1967. Third Printing. Hardcover. Foreword by Dr. John H. Davis. Index, references. ; 355 pages .

$15.00

Islamic History As Global History
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Islamic History As Global History

By Easton, Richard M.

Washington, D.C.: American Historical Association. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers rubbed.. 1990. Softcover. 0872290468 . Foreword by Michael Adas. ; Essays on Global and Comparative History; 51 pages .

$8.00

The River Jordan:  Being an Illustrated Account of Earth's Most Storied  River
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The River Jordan: Being an Illustrated Account of Earth's Most Storied River

By Glueck, Nelson

Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and sunned. Gift . inscription on front flyleaf.. 1946. Hardcover. xvi, 268 pp. Many photos. Map endpapers. Brown cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. .

$25.00

Between Niger and Nile
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Between Niger and Nile

By Toynbee, Arnold

London: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed and rounded, jacket . lightly soiled, scuffed and chipped at edges, else a clean, tight copy.. 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Numerous black and white photographs. The distinguished historian's account of his early 1960s travels through the Middle East and Northern Africa. ; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall; 133 pages .

$15.00

Israel 48
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Israel 48

By Marco, Jindrich

Jentzsch. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed.. 1991. Hardcover. Text in Czech, English and German. The author took the photos in this book during the summer of 1948 in the new nation of Israel while working as a photojournalist for the American and Czech press. Many of these photos are published in this book for the first time. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 50 pages .

$25.00

The Peasantry of Palestine:  The Life, Manners and Customs of the Village
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The Peasantry of Palestine: The Life, Manners and Customs of the Village

By Grant, Rev. Elihu

Boston: The Pilgrim Press. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, head of spine crushed.. 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Gray-green boards with gilt stamped lettering on front boards and spine. Photo of villagers walking down a road on front board inset. Top edges gilt. General index and index of Scripture passages. Many black and white photographs. The author spent three years in Ramallah and reports on all aspects of Palestinian life, from geography to midwifery to cooking. ; 255 pages .

$40.00

Tyre through the Ages
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Tyre through the Ages

By Jidejian, Nina

Beirut: Dar El-Mashreq Publishers. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket heavily tattered, delaminated and . torn.. 1969. Hardcover. 071892097X . Foreword by Emir Maurice Chehab. Tan cloth binding. Index, bibliography, many photos and illustrations. A look at the centuries of history of this ancient city based on recent archaeological excavations, from its days as a Phoenician metropolis, through its destruction in the 13th century. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 264 pages .

$35.00

Li Kulli Fir'awn Musa:  The Myth of Moses and Pharoah in the Iranian  Revolution in Comparative Perspective
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Li Kulli Fir'awn Musa: The Myth of Moses and Pharoah in the Iranian Revolution in Comparative Perspective

By Chehabi, H. E.

Waltham, MA: Brandeis University. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2010. Softcover. 9780984471413 . Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Crown Paper 4, November 2010. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 42 pages .

$30.00

State and Revolution in Egypt: the Paradox of Change and Politics
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State and Revolution in Egypt: the Paradox of Change and Politics

By Abdel Monem Said Aly

[Waltham, MA]: Brandeis University. New with no dust jacket; Still in shrink wrap.. 2012. Softcover. 9780984471447 . Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Essay 2 .

$12.00

The Ayatollah Begs to Differ:  The Paradox of Modern Iran
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The Ayatollah Begs to Differ: The Paradox of Modern Iran

By Majd, Hooman

NY: Doubleday. Very Good with no dust jacket; Bookstore sticker on rear boards.. 2008. First Printing. Hardcover. 9780385523349 . Index, notes, photos. ; 272 pages .

$7.00

The Caliph's House:  A Year in Casablanca
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The Caliph's House: A Year in Casablanca

By Shah, Tahir

NY: Bantam Books. Good in Very Good dust jacket; Moisture rippling on page bottoms, corners . rounded, jacket shelfworn.. 2006. Third Printing. Hardcover. 0553803999 . The Anglo-Afghan travel writer moved his small family to a dilapidated, sprawling mansion in Casablanca, Morocco and has fixed it up and lives there now ten years later. Very interesting East-West look at Moroccan culture, superstitions, jinns, etc. ; 349 pages .

$8.00

Jumping through Fires:   The Gripping Story of One Man's Escape from  Revolution to Redemption
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Jumping through Fires: The Gripping Story of One Man's Escape from Revolution to Redemption

By Nasser, David

Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2009. Hardcover. 9780801013355 . The author relates his memoir from his boyhood in Iran, to his escape during the 1979 Revolution, to living in the American South and converting to Christianity. ; 170 pages .

$3.50

Crisis: The Inside Story of the Suez Conspiracy

By Robertson, Terence

London: Hutchinson. Good in Good dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, hinges . cracked.. 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. "The definitive book on Suez". ; Ex-Library; 349 pages .

$7.00

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