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The Real Palestine of To-Day

by Leary, Lewis Gaston

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1911
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Good
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Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co. , 1911. Some faint white smudges on binding. xiii, 210 pp with many illustrations. One page with hole along gutter patially impacting text, else a very good clean. Maps, and plans. . Blue Pctrl Gilt Ltrd Cloth. Good/No Dj. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Makit Une histoire de souris au temps des Pharaons

by Capart, Jean

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Bruxelles/Paris, 1937. Tan wrappers, with black titles red graphic illustration, b&w frontispiece, text drawings, illustrations.. 181 pp. A treatise on the mouse in Ancient Egypt by a noted French Egyptologist. Slightly dusty, but in nice conditon.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald

by Khayyam, Omar; Edward Fitzgerald, Translator

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1911
Condition
Fine
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Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1911. In slipcase. Limited edition of 925 copies.xxxiv, 117 pp with decorated chapter headings and endings. Lovely book.. Tan Decorated Covers. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The American University of Beirut A Brief History of the University and the lands which it serves

by Dodge, Bayard

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1957
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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Beirut, Lebanon: Kyayat's, 1957. 127 pp with pictorial endpprs and many plates from photos. Other books available about the American University in Beirut.. First Edition. Green Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Dj. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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LEBANON

by Roiter, Fulvio

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
First English Edition
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National Council of Tourism in Lebanon, 1980. Yellow cloth with impressed deep green cedar on front cover. 160 full-color photographs, most full-page, several double-page, colored map, in matching slipcase. From introductory notes: "Why is this book being published at the beginning of a decade which seems so uncertain in so many respects? The answer is really quite simple. In spite… Read more
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A Dictionary of the Bible comprising its antiquities, biography, geography and natural History

by Smith, William, edited By

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1867
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Good -
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Hartford, Conn.: S. S. Scranton, 1867. Scuffing, front hinge weak, small piece missing from top of spine. Internally clean, tight. 1017 pp. With many Illustrations, maps, engravings.. Calf, Leather Labels. Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A King's Book of Kings The Shah-Nameh of Shah Tahmasp

by Welch, Stuart Cary

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1972
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780870990281
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New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1972. 199 pp with extensive color, b & w plates on Iranian Art. Bright color decorated slipcase which is near fine. Iran; Iranian Art.. First Edition. Blue Gilt Dcrtdl Ltrd Cloth. Fine/No Dj. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.
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Egyptian Time

by Mahfouz, Naguid

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good Plus
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First Edition Stated
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New York et al: Doubleday, 1992. Photographs by Robert Lyons. Short story by Naguib Mahfouz; translated by Peter Theroux. Intro by Charlie Pye-Smith. 103 pp with striking color photography. Faint waterstain base of spine, not impacting contents. Fiction.. First Edition Stated. Red Cloth. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Illus. by Robert Lyons. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.… Read more
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Iranian Town & Village Carpets and Rugs

by ASCHENBRENNER, Erich

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good Plus
ISBN
9789643060121
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$50.00

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Tehran, Iran : Fahrang-Sara Publications, 1995. 24 pages of beginning text in English, with 160 pp of spectacular plates of rugs and carpets with facing descriptive page in English. and concluding text in Farsi. Sticker in Farsi on flyleaf. Dark blue gilt lettered cloth with English title on front and Farsi title on back. . Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very… Read more
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The Balkans A History of Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, Rumania, Turkey

by orbes, Nevil; Toynbee, Arnold J; Mitrany, D & Hogarth

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1915
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Very Good Plus
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London et. Al.: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1915. Ink name flyleaf--"William C. Graustein Dubrovnik April, 1938." With bookseller stamp from Dubrovnik bottom of title page. Clean, bright copy. 409 pp plus publsiher's ads. With three folding maps. Some edge wear, small amount of spotting on DJ.. Dark Blue Gilt Lettered Cloth. Very Good Plus/Good. 12mo - over 6¾"… Read more
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And the Mountains Echoed

by Hosseini, Khaled

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
2013
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9781594631764
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New York: Riverhead Books, 2013. Signed by author on title page with "Signed by Author" sticker on front of DJ. Handsome deep red binding with gilt lettering and gilt feather on front cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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THE RAPE OF PALESTINE ("Banned By the British")

by Ziff, William B.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1946
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Good Plus
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New York: Argus Books, 1946. 118 pp with map. Two pages browned from old newspaper clippings, other bright. Bright covers, which are loose but in nice condition. Reprint of the 1938 edition, revised for the American audience.. Red & White Printed Covers. Good Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.
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A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea

by Nayeri, Dina

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
2013
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9781594487040
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New York: Riverhead Books, 2013. Boldly inscribed by author on title page and dated Oct 29, 2013. Novel about a child growing up in Iran after her twin sister and mother disappear in the 1980's. 1/4 light blue cloth, blue boards.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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A Camera Crusade Through the Holy Land

by Elmendorf, Dwight L.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First ed, 1st Printing
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912. With insert re attribution of plates. Olive green cloth, black lettered with black shield and embossed cross, embossed designs. xiv, 56 pp plus 100 plates and text. Small bookplate of fromer owner.. First ed, 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dj. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Sabaean inscriptions from Mahram Bilqis (Marib). With foreword by Wendell Phillips

by Jamme, Albert

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1968
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Good Plus
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Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1968. American Foundation for the Study of Man. Publications. Massive volume, extra shipping required for international and priority shipments. Bright red black printed DJ with some tears. Cloth split along spine edge of front board. xix, 480 p.; with extensive drawings, plates, maps at end of book. Clean tight copy. South Africa; Yemen.. Red/Black Gilt… Read more
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Digging Through the Bible: Modern Archaeology and the Ancient Bible

by Freund, Richard A.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
2010
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Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
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Lanham, Boulder, et. Al.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010. Inscribed by author on half title page. xiv, 381 pp. Map frontis. Inscribed By Author. First Paperback Edition. Color Pictorial Card Covers. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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London: Longmans, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1854. Three volumes in one, all published by the same publisher in 1854. viii, 284 pp; xv, 93 pp; 147 pp. 1/2 gilt ruled leather with marbled boards, front board loose. Small name stamp inside front cover.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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A History of Medicine: Volume 1: Primitive and Archaic Medicine

by Sigerist, Henry E.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1951. DJ has tape repairs to tears. Book is clean, tight. xxi, 564 pp with extensive illustrations. Covers medical practices of primitive man, in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia.. First Edition. Blue Gilt Lettered Cloth. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Arda Wiraz Namag The Iranian 'Divina Commedia '

by Vahman, Fereydun

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780700701872
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$45.00

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London and Malmo: Curzon Press, 1986. Scandinavian Institute of Asian Studies Monograph Series. No. 53. 326 pp with plates of ancient text. . Green and White Prntd Covers. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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My Mission to Israel

by McDonald, James G.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1954
Condition
Good Plus
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$18.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954. McDonald was the first U.S. Ambassador to Israel. Inscribed: "To my friend and colleague Larry Mendelson with best wishes Cordially James G. McDonald. Juen 28-'54." Third Printing. DJ with edge chips. Binding darkened top of spine. . Inscribed By Author. 1/4 Gray Cloth Blue Paper Bds. Good Plus/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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