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The Amiriya in Rada
 by al-Radi, Selma
Price: US $29.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine copy, subtitled "The History and Restoration of a sixteenth-century Madrasa in the Yemen". Very clean and tight with no prior owner marks. Th... Details
Types of Pastoral Nomadism in Central and Southwest Asia
 by Bacon, Elizabeth
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Reprinted from Southwestern Journal of Anthropology, Volume 10, number 1, Spring 1954. Compares nomad life of Arabs to those in Central Asia. Very ... Details
The Saudi-Egyptian Conflict over North yemen, 1962-1970
 by Badeeb, Saeed M.
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine copy, very clean and tight with no prior owner marks. The author was a Saudi academic and civil servant. Gamal Abdul Nasir challenged the Sau... Details
Setting the Desert on Fire
 by Barr, James
Price: US $8.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
"T.E. Lawrence and Britain's Secret War in Arabia, 1916 - 1918." By a young British journalist who benefitted from newly declassified archives. An ... Details
Salafism in Yemen, Transnationalism and Religious Identity
 by Bonnefoy, Laurent
Price: US $35.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine copy with slide edgewear at the spine ends. Very clean and tight inside with no prior owner marks. Thorough study based on research and resid... Details
The Crucible of Islam
 by Bowersock, G.W.
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition
Stated first printing , an unread copy in the original yellow cloth with an unblemished, unclipped dust jacket. Bowersock examines the turbulent wor... Details
The Gold-Mines of Midian and the Ruined Midianite Cities
 by Burton, Richard
Price: US $495.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
SCARCE. Subtitle is "A fortnight's Tour in North-Western Arabia. Burton was hopeful he could find gold in NW Arabia for the Khedive of Egypt. Thi... Details
The Gold-Mines of Midian
 by Burton, Richard Francis
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Subtitled "And the Ruined Midianite Cities". Fine copy in red cloth, with no edge wear, no prior owner marks and bright gilt title on the spine. Ver... Details
Yemen Chronicle
 by Caton, Steven C.
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine copy, subtitled "An Anthropology of War and Mediation. No prior owner marks, and very clean and tight inside and out. An excellent meditatio... Details
The Bin Ladens, an Arabian Family in the American Century
 by Coll, Steve
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A pristine copy, possibly not read, and still important although Osama deservedly bit the dust. The family was an important economic force is Saudi ... Details
National Security is Saudi Arabia, Threats, Responses, and Challenges
 by Cordesman, Anthony and Nawaf Obaid
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Fine, with fine dustjacket and no prior owner marks. A most thorough examination of the security of Saudi Arabia, by two highly respected scholars. ... Details
Travels in Arabia Deserta, 2 Thick Volumes
 by Doughty, Charles M
Price: US $150.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
This is the third printing (1949) of the "new and definitive" edition of 1936. It is considered the best and preferred edition because of the introdu... Details
Life in the Desert: Recollections of Travel in Asia and Africa
 by du Couret, Louis (Colonel) (1812 - 1867)
Price: US $49.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original brown cloth with edge wear at the corners, but no fading and a bright gilt title on the spine. Hinges tight, no stains , no foxing, no prior... Details
The Scientific Results of the Royal Geographical Society's Oman Wahiba Sands Project 1985-1987
 by Dutton, Robert (editor)
Price: US $98.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Fine copy of a rare and thorough study of the archaeology and history of portions of Oman. Special Report No. 3. Original cloth with no edge wear, a... Details
A Shi'ite Pilgrimage to Mecca 1885-86 By Mirza M. Farahani
 by Farmayan, Hafez and Elton Daniel (editors)
Price: US $29.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine copy of a Shi'a Pilgrimage to Arabia by a well-educated Iranian. Beautiful photos, and an insightful text. Pages xxxii, 380 with index. As n... Details
High-Value Target
 by Hull, Edmund J., with foreword by Marc Grossman
Price: US $7.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine copy, subtitled "Countering al Qaeda in Yemen". The author was American Ambassador in Yemen when the fight against a robust al-Qaeda was goin... Details
Arabia, the Gulf and the West
 by Kelly, J.B.
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
First American edition, same year as the UK first and printed on UK sheets. This is clean and tight, a nice copy. The best survey of the Gulf States ... Details
Culture and Customs of Saudi Arabia
 by Long, David E.
Price: US $29.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
A rich and definitive description of a proud people within a closed society, very different than Western cultures. As new copy with no wear, no prio... Details
Arabia Felix, Images of Yemen and Its People
 by Marechaux, Pascal
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
The raw beauty of desert Yemen, superb photography by the French author, who has traveled extensively in Yemen. Oblong format, 11 inches tall by 12 ... Details
A History of the Jews of Arabia
 by Newby, Gordon Darnell
Price: US $29.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine copy, subtitled, "From Ancient Times to Their Eclipse Under Islam". No prior owner marks, and no flaws to the dust jacket. The author is an Am... Details
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