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Setting the Desert on Fire
 by Barr, James
Price: US $16.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
"T.E.awrence and Britain;s Secret War in Arabia, 1916 - 1918." By a young British journalist who benefitted from newly declassified archives. An ex... Details
From Diplomacy to Resistance, a History of Jewish Palestine e 1939-1945
 by Bauer, Yehuda
Price: US $14.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Very good blue cloth a but soiled and faded at the edges, dustjacket very good, bit of edgewear and 2 chips from corners. Four page bibliography, and ... Details
The Little Treasure, An English Guide to Cairo
 by Bensilum, E.M. (editor)
Price: US $350.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
RARE. Stated second edition "greatly enlarged, and a plan of Cairo and several interesting views of the town and suburbs have been added". Pages 10... Details
Looking For Dilmun
 by Bibby, Geoffrey
Price: US $4.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Near fine dark red cloth , no edgewear and bright gilt title on the spine. Dustjacket has some slight wear and a closed tear on the back that has been... Details
Bedouin Tribes of the Euphrates, 2 Volumes
 by Blunt, Lady Anne (1837- 1917)
Price: US $990.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Subtitle, "Edited, with a Preface and Some Account of the Arabs and Their Horses, by W.S.B.",( that is, her husband Wilfred Blunt.) This set is oft... Details
Palestine, Photographic Album
 by Bonfils
Price: US $600.00
Binding: Unbound
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Clamshell Box
RARE early photogravures (circa 1880) by the famous French photographer Bonfils (1831-1885), of Palestine. The individual photos , 4 1/2 " by 6 1/2 ... Details
Yesterday and Today the Holy Land - Lithographs and Diaries by David Roberts, R.A.
 by Bourbon, Fabio
Price: US $50.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Fine original cloth with no edge wear and no prior owner marks. Fine dust jacket with no tears or stains or fading. Roberts' lithographs are arrange... Details
Through Egypt in War-Time
 by Briggs, Martin S.
Price: US $95.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
"War-Time" was WW One, and Egypt was a key theatre because of the stalemate in the trenches of France. This is Egypt seen by a keen-eyed officer, who... Details
State and Society in Independent North Africa
 by Brown, Leon Carl (editor)
Price: US $14.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Near fine brown cloth with bright gilt title on unfaded spine and no edgewear. Dustjacket very good, NOT price clipped, but some fading. No prior ow... Details
The People's Book of Ancient and Modern History, 2 Volumes in One
 by Brownell, Henry Howard
Price: US $50.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Volume one covers the Jews, Assyria, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Persia, India, China, the Mahometans, Spain, Germany, Hungary and Russia. Volume two cont... Details
Cook's Handbook to Algeria and Tunisia
 by Budge, E.A. Wallis
Price: US $90.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Original red limp cloth with bright gilt titles on the front and the spine. A splendid guide book in such fine condition that it has never gone anyw... Details
Up the Nile, a Photographic Excursion; Egypt 1839-1898
 by Bull, Deborah and Donald Lorimer
Price: US $14.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Near fine original eggshell cloth with a very good dustjacket, not price clipped, no tears and a little curled at the edges. No prior owner marks. ... Details
Travels in Nubia
 by Burckhardt, John Lewis - Aka Johann Ludwig Burckhardt ( 1784-1817)
Price: US $1700.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Published by the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa. It employed the Swiss traveller, the now famed Burckhardt, ... Details
The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton, 2 Volumes
 by Burton, Isabel
Price: US $600.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Near Fine
Lady Burton was not unbiased about the life of her husband, and took some of the nasty bits out of her telling. But she also knew a great deal about... Details
The Gold-Mines of Midian and the Ruined Midianite Cities
 by Burton, Richard
Price: US $695.00
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 and the Ruined Midianite Cities
 by Burton, Richard
Price: US $695.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Fine copy in red cloth, with no edgewear, no prior owner marks and bright gilt title on the spine. Very slight edge wear on the dustjacket which is N... Details
The Land of Median, 2 Volumes
 by Burton, Sir Richard
Price: US $1400.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
SCARCE. Two volume exploration for gold in northwest Arabia, near what is now the Jordan border. The search was for gold, unsuccessful, but explored... Details
Men Against the Desert
 by Calder, Ritchie
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
With endpaper maps. The photos taken circa 1950 illustrate life in the deserts of North Africa, Sinai and Iran. A fine travel book of its time and a... Details
Court and Cosmos, The Great Age of the Seljuqs
 by Canby, Sheila, Deniz Beyazit, Martina Rugladi & A.C.S. Peacock
Price: US $45.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine copy with no flaws, dust jacket NOT price clipped, and no prior owner marks. Culturally prolific, this Turkish tribe swept into what is now I... 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
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