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Rise and Fall of a Palestinian Dynasty: The Husaynis 1700-1948
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Rise and Fall of a Palestinian Dynasty: The Husaynis 1700-1948

By Pappe, Ilan:

London.Saqi Books,2010. ISBN 9780863564604 First English edition.With 2 sketch maps & 17 b&w photos.pp 399.Hard cover in black cloth gilt.A near fine copy in a very good + unclipped dust jacket.

$20.24

Middle East Diary. 1917-1956
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Middle East Diary. 1917-1956

By Meinertzhagen, Colonel Richard:

New York.Thomas Yoseloff,1960 First American edition.Hard cover.pp xi 376.In the original red cloth lettered in silver gilt.A very good + copy in a very good price-clipped dust jacket.Slight rubbing to to the jacket & a very small,light stain (tea,coffee ?) to the side-page edges.In a removeable clear sleeve.Fairly scarce. This edition is slightly larger than the English first edition of 1959.

$64.78

The Desert King: The Life of Ibn Saud
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The Desert King: The Life of Ibn Saud

By Howarth, David:

Beirut. Librairie Du Liban, 1974. New (second) impression.With end-paper maps & 20 b&w illustrations. pp 252. Hard cover,in dark green cloth gilt.A very good copy in a very good unclipped,slightly edge-worn dust jacket.

$12.15

Arabian Sands
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Arabian Sands

By Thesiger, Wilfred:

London.Penguin Books,1991. ISBN 0-14-009514-4 Reprint with a new preface + a second one for this edition by Thesiger. With 14 b&w photographic plates & 8 maps.pp 347.Soft cover in pictorial card covers.Very slight edge wear & a light crease down the spine.A very good clean copy. A classic travel book.

$8.10

Introducing Egyptian Hieroglyphs

By Watterson, Barbara.:

Edinburgh.Scottish Academic Press,1993. ISBN 0-7073-0738-4 Second edition but in a special limited edition of 50 numbered copies presented by the Directors of Antony Rowe Ltd to commemorate the Company`s Tenth Anniversary.(1983-1993) This is copy No.2.It has a separate title page as well as the normal one.Bound in maroon faux marbled leather with the companies logo (a bow & arrow) in gilt on front board.Pages are top edge gilt.The book illustrated throughout with hieroglyphs etc.pp xi 152.A near fine copy without dust jacket if this edition had one.

$13.50

Egypt and the Suez Canal

By Roberts, Frank H.H.:

Washington.Smithsonian Institution.1943 First edition.With a map & 25 b&w photo plates.pp 68.Original grey limp printed card covers.The covers are a little marked & spine ends are worn.Otherwise a good clean copy.

$6.75

The Arabs; A Narrative History from Mohammed to the Present

By Nutting, Anthony.:

Hollis & Carter, London, 1964. First edition.With colour end-paper maps & 13 b&w maps & charts. pp (viii) 424 .Hard cover,turquoise cloth gilt.A very good copy in a good dust jacket that has slight loss to the top of its spine.Not priceclipped. Small,neat ink inscription to half-title.

$11.47

A Guide to Istanbul

By Gulersoy, Celik:

Istanbul.Basildig Yer.1967 Translated by Barry Unsworth.Soft cover.pp 334.With a colour map,20 plates of coloured photos & many in b&w throughout.Original pictorial covers are in good condition.A real 60`s guide book with plenty of local adds.

$6.75

Egyption Religion.Ideas of the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt
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Egyption Religion.Ideas of the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt

By Budge, E.A.Wallis:

New York.Gramercy Books,1995 ISBN. 0 517 12275 8 Reprint of this classic study first published in 1899.With the 35 b&w original illustrations.pp 224.Hard cover,orange cloth gilt.A very good + copy in a very good + pictorial dust jacket.Not price-clipped.

$9.45

The Zealous Intruders.The Western Rediscovery of Palestine

By Shepherd, Naomi:

London.Collins,1987 First edition.With 20 b&w.illustrations & a map.pp 282.Original cloth gilt. A very.good copy in a very good,slightly edge-worn dust jacket.Includes a 16pp bibliography.Hard cover.

$9.45

Things Seen in Egypt

By Butcher, E.L:

London.Seeley Service.No date 192? With 50 b&w.illustrations.pp xi 252.Decorated & pictorial blue cloth gilt is very good due to protective covering.Pages are top-edge gilt.No dust jacket.Size is 12mo.6 x 4 inches.

$6.75

The Nile

By Nelson, Nina:

London.Batsford,1986 First edition.Map,& many photo.illustrations throughout,some in colour. pp 152.Very good in very good dust jacket.Good modern guide to the river.With a list of hotels.

$6.75

Jerusalem in History

By Asali, Kamil J.:

Buckhurst Hill,Essex. Scorpion Publishing,1989 First edition.With 28 illustrations & 15 text plans.pp 295.Original black cloth gilt.A very good copy in very good dust jacket.Not price-clipped.Nine chapters,each by a different author about Jerusalem from 3000 BC to 1987.Hard cover.

$9.45

The Middle East. A Social Geography

By Longrigg, Stephen Hemsley:

London.Duckworth,1963 First edition.With 69 b&w.illustrations & 4 sketch maps.pp 291.Hard cover,in the original green cloth gilt.A good + copy in an edge-worn & slightly creased dust jacket.

$8.10

A Summer in Turkey

By Sykes, John:

London.Hutchinson,1970 First edition.With a map & 28 b&w.illustrations.pp166.Hard cover,blue cloth gilt.Front end-paper slightly creased,otherwise a very good copy in a very good dust jacket..

$8.10