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Arab Art According to the Monuments of Cairo, from the Collection of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah; Between the Period of Seventh to Eighteenth Century Printed in France between 1867 to 1877

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Sharjah, UAE, Department of Culture and Information: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22253

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 355 pages; Department of Culture and Information, Sharjah, UAE. Oversize oblong paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. Trace rub to the extremeties of cover edges. Profusely illustrated with reproduced engravings and lithographs and photographs of textiles and architectural details from the Sultan's collections. NF... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or int... View more info

Voyage to Persia; From the Collection of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Sharjah, UAE, Department of Culture and Information: 2011

Seller ID: 22254

ISBN: 9948049322

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tal; 178 pages; Oversize oblong paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. Lightly rubbed along the cover edges. Profusely illustrated with reproduced period engravings, lithographs and views from the Sultan's collection. VG++ to NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Lecture Sialkot

By: Ahmad, Mirza Ghulam

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Surrey, England, Islam International Publications, Ltd: 2007

Seller ID: 17025

ISBN: 1853729175

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 75 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright clean copy; no marks. Just trace shelf evidence to externals. Appears unread. NF View more info

The Alchemy of Happiness

By: Al-Ghazzali, Mohammed & Henry A. Homes (Trans. )

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Albany, J. Munsell: 1873

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 33659

Condition: Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages; HC bound in original green cloth boards with bevelled edges. Ex-library, from the original collection of John Watts de Peyster whoise collection established the Franklin & Marshall library bearing his name. Tipped in over the title page is a printed gift slip from the editor (Homes) gifting the book to de Peyster. Two biographical sheets related to Peyster ar mounted to the front pastedown and verso of contents page respectively. Clo... View more info

The History of the Governors of Egypt

By: Al-Kindi, Abu 'umarmuhammadibn Yusuf & Nicholas August Koenig

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, AMS Press: 1966

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 30588

ISBN: 0404505325

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


8vo 8" - 9" tall; Facsiile reprint edition of the 1908 Cambridge Univ published work. HC in original maroon cloth with title lettering in yellow to the spine. Tightly bound and fresh ; feels and appears unread. Title lettering at spine dulled. Arabic text translated with notes includes original Arabic text at rear. Crisp unmarked copy issued without dust jacket. NF View more info

The Ignored Letters

By: Ali, S.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Agra, S. R. & Brothers: 1935

Seller ID: 33701

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 82 pages; HC in original red cloth with title lettering in black. Soundly bound with clean unmarked text. But with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Mild sunning at spine. Snug with clean text; condition graded down to reflect prior institutional ownership indications but generally near VG. G+ thus -- Quite scarce apologetic volume re. Islam View more info

An Inquiry Concerning al-Mahdi

By: as-Sadr, Mohammed Baqir

Price: $82.50

Publisher: Tehran, World Organization for Islamic Services: 1980

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 27469

ISBN: 9644380649

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 96 pages; Limited to 1400 copies. HC/DJ. Square and neat in glossy illustrated dust jacket. Light general shelf wear to dust jacketwith edges and surfaces lightly rubbed. Contents crisp and clean. Solid copy of a hard to find edition. VG/VG- View more info

The Convert: a Tale of Exile and Extremism

By: Baker, Deborah

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Graywolf Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20857

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages; Bright tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. F/F View more info

Modern Muslim Koran Interpretation : 1880-1960

By: Baljon, J. M. S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leiden, E. J. Brill: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33700

Condition: Fair


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 130 pages; HC in original light green cloth with titles in gilt. Sound decent reading copy with ex-library indications including catalog label to spine and attachments to endpages. Binding sound but shaken; cloth rubbed and a bit frayed at corners and spine ends. Slim length of archival mylar tape placed by library over spine as reinforcement. Scattered pencil marginalia here and there throughout. Reading copy. Fair to good. View more info

Faith and Practice of Islam Three Thirteenth Century Sufi Texts

By: Chittick, William C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Albany, State University of New York Press: 1992

Seller ID: 35434

ISBN: 0791413683

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy title lettered covers. Soundly bound and generally neat. Prior owner name and address penned to front endpage. Mild toning to whites of covers and light toning to text block edges. VG View more info

Studies in Muslim Ethics

By: Donaldson, D.M.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, SPCK: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33488

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; Soundly bound in original purple cloth with titles in gilt to spine. Text clean and unmarked, but with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Tight and fresh; graded down for institutional ownership indications but generally quite VG. G+ thus View more info

Imam Gazzali's (The Revival of Religious Learnings) ; Volumes I and II

By: Gazzali and A-Haj Maulana Fazal-Ul-Karim

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lahore, Pakistan, Kazi Publications: N.D.

Seller ID: 19207

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


The Revival of Religious Learnings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 617 pages; Square, snug and clean copy in a clean dust jacket. No marks. Quarter size hole to rear endpage. Spine slightly cocked. Superficial spill evidence to jacket's rear panel. Text is in English. VG+/VG View more info

The Tenth Parallel; Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam

By: Griswold, Eliza

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2010

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20225

ISBN: 0374273189

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 317 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright dust jacket. Signed by author to the title page. Just trace shelf soiling to the whites of the jacket design. F/NF; Signed by Author View more info

De Atjèhers. Uitgegeven op last van de Regeering [ (In Two Volumes) , Modern Morocco Bindings) ]

By: Hurgronje, Christiaan Snouck

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Batavia and Leiden, Landsdrukkerij and E. J. Brill: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27334

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; Two volumes, 1st edition. Very handsomely rebound in full grained red morocco with geometric ruling in blind to boards and dark brown morocco title labels to spines. Spines in six compartments with raised bands and decorative gilt and brown rules and devices. Complete with the folding maps and lithographs, though the rebinding has sewn the text block too tightly to accomodate the opening of one of the folded maps and one of the plates. Expected... View more info

The Prescribed Prayers

By: Kamal, Abdul Aziz

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Islamic Publications: 1975

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 14072

Condition: Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pages; In flexible blue patterned cover with title and design in bright silver to front. Superb unread copy. Tight, bright and fresh. Feels and appears as new. F View more info

State and Government in Medieval Islam (London Oriental Series: Volume 36)

By: Lambton, Ann K. S.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: London & New York, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 31418

ISBN: 0197136001

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 364 pages; Snugly bound and very neat in original buff cream colored dust jacket. Text fresh and unmarked; dust jacket just very lightly shelf rubbed at edges with light shelf soiling to the surfaces of the cream colored dust jacket. Nice copy. NF/VG View more info

Le Berceau De L'Islam. L'Arabie Occidentale a La Veille De L'Hegire. Vol. I: Le Climat - Les Bedouins

By: Lammens, Henri

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Rome, Pontificii Instituti Biblici: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25399

Condition: Good


4to 11" - 13" tall; 371 pages; Larger format 4to bound in 3/4 leather over pebbled black cloth. Text block sound and clean. Leather over front joint stressed and partially split. 1 inch chip of surface leather missing at crown of spine. Withdrawn from circulation at a scholarly library; call label base of spine and bookplate front pastedown. Clean text but worn and damaged binding. Volume I only. G+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited ... View more info

Islamic Legal Interpretation; Muftis and Their Fatwas

By: Masud, Muhammad Khalid & Brinkley Messick & David Powers (Eds. )

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28532

ISBN: 0674468708

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 431 pages; HC in original blue cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Square snug and neat; no marks. Light shelf evidence/rub to cloth at corner tips. Binding has the feel of a book lightly read. Lacking dust jacket but otherwise VG or better. Hard to find title. VG View more info

The Koran, Commonly Called The Alcoran Of Mohammed; With Explanatory Notes...[And] a Preliminary Discourse

By: Mohammed and George Sale, (Trans. , Commentary)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. W. Moore: 1850

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 32461

Condition: Good+


Plates, folding; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 670 pages; A new edition. In 3/4 leather over marbled paper covered boards. This copy with heavy cloth tape reinforcement professionally applied as new spine backing. Prior ownership ink stamps of Loyola University to front endpages. Text complete and snugly bound. Toning and foxing generally throughout somethimes moderately heavy. Some light damp lines to the edges of the last 120 or so pages. Five folding engraved plat... View more info

The Golden Words of a Sufi Sheikh

By: Muhaiyaddeen, M. R. Bawa

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia And Colombo, Fellowship Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13862

ISBN: 0914390244

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 471 pages; HC/DJ Square snug copy in original decorative dust jacket. Text clean and unmarked. Dust jacket lightly rubbed along top edge with a few nicks and short closed tears. VG+/VG View more info