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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: Half-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 $299.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
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 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: 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 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 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
From Cairo to the Cataract
 by Carson, Blanche
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Nice, original green cloth with elaborated gilt columns on the front cover surrounding a desert scene with camel and pyramids. Wear at tje s[ome end... 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
Taziyeh: Ritual and Drama in Iran
 by Chelkowski, Peter, (editor)
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Taziyeh is the mourning ritual commemorating the death of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Muhammad. Over the years, the annual observance has grown in ... Details
Topkapi Palace
 by Cimok, Fatih (editor)
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Printer Wrapper
Book Condition: Fine
An overview for visitors of the palace in Istanbul that was the center of the Ottoman Empire, with excellent photos. Pages 56, with a minimum of te... Details
Daleth, or the Homestead of the Nations, Egypt Illustrated
 by Clark, Edward L.
Price: US $75.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
All plates as called for in the list of illustrations, including 4 full page woodcuts, 8 lithographs in color and 4 tinted lithographs. A fine explor... Details
Daleth, or the Homestead of the Nations, Egypt Illustrated
 by Clark, Edward L.
Price: US $170.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
All plates as called for in the list of illustrations, including 4 full page woodcuts, 8 lithographs in color and 4 tinted lithographs. A fine histor... Details
Palestine Exploration Fund Reports, 2 volumes
 by Claude Conder, Tyrrwhitt Drake and others
Price: US $298.00
Binding: Three-Quarter Leather
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Twenty quarterly reports of the Society, which was dedicated to scientifically explore the places and events of the Bible - April and July 1873, all f... Details
A Journal From Grand Cairo to Mount Sinai, and Back Again
 by Clayton, Robert (Lord Bishop of Clogher)
Price: US $495.00
Binding: Half-Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Dedicated to the Society of Antiquaries in London, and including "Remarks on the Origina of Hieroglyphics, and the Mythology of the Ancient Heathens".... Details
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