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The Desert and the Stars, a biography of Lawrence of Arabia
 by Armitage, Flora
Price: US $8.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
Very good with a dustjacket that has some edgewear, good only. Four pages of Lawrence photos. Pages 318 with index and a 4 page bibliography. The a... Details
Types of Pastoral Nomadism in Central and Southwest Asia
 by Bacon, Elizabeth
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Reprinted from Southwestern Journal of Anthropology, Volume 10, number 1, Spring 1954. Pages 24 with 2 page bibliography. Compares Nomad life of Ara... Details
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
Travels in Arabia
 by Bayard taylor (compiled by), revised by Thomas Stevens
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Very good original brown cloth, with some wear at the spine ends and corners. Now protected in a clear, mylar dustjacket. Inside, clean and tight w... 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
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
National Security is Saudi Arabia, Threats, Responses, and Challenges
 by Cordesman, Anthony and Nawaf Obaid
Price: US $54.00
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
The Riddle of Arabia
 by Farago, Ladislas
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original blue cloth with red title on the spine, some edgewear all around but protected in a clear, mylar dustjacket. Inside, very clean and tight ... Details
A Shi'ite Pilgrimage to Mecca 1885-86 By Mirza M. Farahani
 by Farmayan, Hafez and Elton Daniel (editors)
Price: US $35.00
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
Rulers of Mecca
 by Gerald de Gaury
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
Handsome copy, original beige cloth with no edge wear, bright filt title on the spine, and no prior owner marks. Very clean and tight, inside and ou... Details
Arabia Felix; The Danish Expedition of 1761-1767
 by Hansen, Thorkild
Price: US $25.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Near fine green cloth/ dustjacket very good. Pages 381 with index & sources. Marvelous travel through Palestine and Egypt into remote Yemen in the 1... Details
The Life of Charles M. Doughty
 by Hogarth, D.G.
Price: US $49.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
An important Oxford Arabist who was a mentor to T.E. Lawrence and others, writing of their hero, who wrote the first important, modern travel book int... Details
The Desert King, a Life of Ibn Saud
 by Howarth, David
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Still a fine biography of Ibn Saud. Dj has slight edgewear, no prior owner marks. A very clean copy. Details
Mekka in the Latter Part of the 19th Century
 by Hurgronje, C. Snouck
Price: US $150.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
A fine reprint of the scarce 1931 edition which has become scarce also. Black cloth with gilt title on front and spine, no edgewear. Inside, very cl... Details
Arabia, the Gulf and the West
 by Kelly, J.B.
Price: US $20.00
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
Arabia Reborn
 by Kheirallah, George
Price: US $16.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
Early 20th Century Saudi Arabia, as the oil boom was beginning. The author was born Egyptian, graduated from American Univ of Beirut, and from Northw... Details
Culture and Customs of Saudi Arabia
 by Long, David E.
Price: US $35.00
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 $30.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Superb photography by the French author, who has traveled extensively in Yemen. Oblong format, 11 inches tall by 12 inches long. Translated from t... Details
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