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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
Palastina, Arabien Und Syrien
 by Grober, Karl
Price: US $90.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
12 pages of German test, followed by 304 pages of large plates, fine photos of the landscape, architecture and people , wandering East into Jordan, Sy... Details
Yeneb, Invitation to a Voyage in Arabia Felix
 by Hebert, Jacques , trnslation by Alan Brown
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine copy with bright gilt title on the spine, no edge wear, and no prior owner marks. Excellent color photography of people and places. 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
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 $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
The Northern Hegaz, a Topographical Itinerary
 by Musil, Alois
Price: US $500.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Near fine, original grey cloth with a black title label on the front cover and on the spine, bright gilt letters. Slight edgewear at the corners and... Details
A Hisory of the Jews of Arabia
 by Newby, Gordon Darnell
Price: US $30.00
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
Sheba's Daughters, Being a Record of Travel in Southern Arabia
 by Philby, H. St. J.B.
Price: US $98.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Protected in Mylar
Edition: First Edition
This is Philby's last, great jaunt across the Saudi desert, made at the request of his friend and employer, King Ibn Saud. The success of his travels... Details
Seen in the Hadhramaut
 by Stark, Freya
Price: US $150.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
The original beige cloth on this copy is somewhat browned, but not worn, with title in green letters on the spine and front. SSlight edgewear. Int... Details
Arabian Sands
 by Thesiger, Wilfred
Price: US $1500.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Thesiger's first book, a classic of travel in the most remost corner of desert Arabia. Pages xvi, 326 with index. Handsome beige cloth with a brigh... Details
Arabia Felix
 by Thomas, Bertram
Price: US $48.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Thomas was an important desert explorer, in the days prior to Arabia's oil glut. Much detail here on camels, water holes, tribes and customs. The bi... Details
A Tribal Order, Politics and Law in the Mountains of Yemen
 by Weir, Shelagh
Price: US $45.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine, scholarly exploration of several tribes of farmers and traders in the Northern highlands of Yemen. No prior owner marks, in perfect conditi... Details
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