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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

They Die Strangers

By: Abdul-Wali, Mohammad; Bagader, Abubaker & Deborah Akers

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Tex., University of Texas At Austin: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16693

ISBN: 0292705085

Condition: Near Fine


Cmes Modern Middle East Literature in Translation; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 146 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated cover. Bright tight and fresh. No marks. Just about as new. NF View more info

Secrets of Healthy Middle Eastern Cuisine

By: Abourezk, Sanaa

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Interlink Publishing Group: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24760

ISBN: 1566563275

Condition: Near Fine


Color Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 200 pages; Tight, bright and fresh in glossy pictorial covers. Illustrated profusely with color photographs. Text clean and unmarked. A handsome copy. F 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

A Selected and Annotated Bibliography of Economic Literature in the Arabic Speaking Countries of the Middle East 1938-1952

By: American University Of Beirut

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Beirut, Gedeon Press :: American University of Beirut: 1953

Seller ID: 31644

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages; Ex-library cased in heavy cloth preserving the original printed card stock covers. Ex-library with catalog label base of spine and minimal attachments to endpages. Contents bright and fresh. G++ View more info

Religion in the Middle East, Three Religions in Concord and Conflict; Volume 1, Judaism and Christianity

By: Arberry, A. J.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22140

ISBN: 0521205433

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 595 pages; 1st edition. Volume I only. Bright, snug and very neat in a crisp clean original title-lettered dust jacket. No marks. Jacket front flap clipped at the lower corner. Illustrated with B&W maps. Handsome copy. NF/NF View more info

Persian Cooking for a Healthy Kitchen

By: Batmanglij, Najmieh

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Washington DC, Mage Publishers: 2001

Seller ID: 37577

ISBN: 0934211671

Condition: Very Good+


Color Photographs; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 200 pages; Oversize, square format paperback in glossy, color illustrated covers. Bright, tight and fresh; no marks. Small blank white sticker to the top corner of the first blank endpage likely covers over a prior owner name or gift inscription. Superficial shelf evidence to cover edges. Illustrated with color photographs. VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Sinai and Zion Or a Pilgrimage through the Wilderness to the Land of Promise

By: Bausman, Benjamin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, S. R. Fisher: 1873

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 14970

Condition: Near Fine


Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 543 pages; Circa 1870's. Published by S. R. Fisher of Philadelphia in a very handsome edition. Maroon cloth with decorative panelling in blind to cover, Victorian title designs in gilt to cover and spine. All edges extra gilt. Square snug and very neat. Prior owner name penned neatly to the 2nd free endpage. 6 tissue guarded views. Very nice copy; NF View more info

Persian Pictures

By: Bell, Gertrude; Sir. E. Denison Ross

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Boni & Liveright: 1928

Seller ID: 37238

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages; HC in original 1/4 cream cloth backed spine with fuchsia paper covered boards; titles boldly in black to cover and spine. Front free flyleaf missing, likely removed to excise prior ownership. Light rub through to paper of two of the 4 front corner tips; binding just a little shelf cocked. VG- View more info

Les Franciscains En Terre Sainte (1869-1889) ; Religion Et Politique : Une Recherche Institutionnelle (French Edition)

By: Buffone, Giuseppe

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Paris, Les Éditions Du Cerf: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16026

ISBN: 2204074101

Condition: Near Fine


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 604 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated, flap-fold covers. Lovely copy appears and feels unread. Tight, bright and fresh. NF; About as new View more info

Travels in Arabia Deserta. New Definitive Edition [2 Volumes in 1]

By: Doughty, Charles & T. E. Lawrence (Intro. )

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1947

Seller ID: 37316

Condition: Very Good-


Maps and figures, some folding; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1370 pages; Circa 1940's Random House (no date given) Stout HC. Single volume edition with separate pagination for the 2 parts. 674; 696 pp. Soundly bound in original heavy grey cloth with titles in blue and gold to spine. Binding just a little shaken in the spine. Prior owner's attractive letterpress bookplate to the front pastedown. A 3 word notation to the rear endpage. All illustrations and maps, some ... View more info

God Passes By

By: Effendi, Shoghi

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Wilmette, IL, Baha'i Publishing Committee: 1945

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 33641

Condition: Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 412 pages; Effendi's centennial history of the Baha'i faith and religion. Soundly bound in original grained brown, slightly flexible cloth. Titles in gilt to cover and spine, somewhat dulled as generally seen in this early copy. This copy has some light ex-library indications, with the shadow of a catalog label to the base of the spine, a bookplate to the front pastedown and some checkout attachments to the rear pastedowns. Very uncommo... View more info

The Cult of the Peacock Angel, A Short Account of the Yezidi Tribes of Kurdistan.

By: Empson, Ralph Horatio Woolnough

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, H. F. & G. Witherby: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33621

Condition: Good


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages; Hardcover is snugly bound in a recased binding of heavy library grade, black buckram; title lettering stamped in white to spine. Collated, complete with 6 plates including the tissue guarded frontis. [2] pg Catalog of Witherby titles at rear. Ex-library copy with expected but generally light attachments and indications; bookplate to front and a label and call slip to rear endpage. A few trivial instances of pencil margin... View more info

A Desert Journal; Letters from Central Asia

By: French, Evangeline & Mildred Cable & Francesca French

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37323

Condition: Good


B&W Photographs; folding map; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 261 pages; HC in publisher's blue cloth with title lettering in white to cover and spine. By appearances and ex-library copy with ctalog info at spine painted over and with a short length of clear mylar tape placed over both. Remanant of a card pocket at rear. Cloth rubbed and pulled at spine ends with short closed tears; corners bumped with light rub through. Prior owner name and 1935 date penned to front endpa... 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

My Shepherd Life in Galilee; With an Exegesis of the Shepherd Psalm

By: Haboush, Stephen A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1927

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28163

Condition: Very Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 59 pages; Snugly bound in original green cloth with title lettering in gilt to cover and spine; photographic portrait mounted to cover board bordered in scrolled gilt frame. Signed by the author on the front flyleaf. Prior owner bookplate mounted to front pastedown. Gilt lettering at spine somewhat dulled but legible. Contents clean and neat with no marks aside from authorial sginature. Illustrated with several vernacular photographs printed... View more info

Oriental Carpets and Rugs With 62 Hand Mounted Color Plates

By: Hopf, Albertcht

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1962

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 16367

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 140 pages; Large, square format HC/DJ. 1st American edition. Solid clean copy in original, color pictorial illustrated dust jacket. 62 color plates mounted to heavy card stock pages. Solid, snug binding and neat contents. Book and board externals very clean and neat. Dust jacket lightly edge rubbed with mild laminate bubble along the lower edge. NF/VG. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipp... View more info

Baghdad Without a Map, And Other Misadventures in Arabia

By: Horwitz, Tony

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17800

ISBN: 0525249605

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


; Pictorial map endpages; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages; Bright tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. Feels and appears unread; no marks. Publisher's $19.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Pictorial map endpages. F/F View more info

The Zoroastrian Doctrine of a Future Life: From Death to the Individual Judgment.

By: Jal Dastur Cursetji Pavry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33671

Condition: Good+


Columbia University Indo-Iranian Series, Volume Eleven. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 119 pages; Soundly bound in original ribbed maroon cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. But with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. A few superficial instances of light pencil marginalia observed in the latter pages of the text . Superficial rub and fray to cloth at spine ends. "Compliments of the author"... View more info

Syria and the Holy Land, Their Scenery and Their People. Being Incidents of History and Travel, from the Best and Most Recent Authorities, Including J. L. Burckhardt, Lord Lindsay, and Dr. Robinson

By: Kelly, Walter Keating

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1844

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35904

Condition: Fair


Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 451 pages; [1844] Chapman & Hall. HC presumed 1st edition. In original cloth boards; spine cloth lacking. Rear board detached. Contents snugly bound and clean; profusely illustrated with woodcuts in text. Minimal ex-library attachments to endpage. Some blue pencil underlining in the table of contents. Fair to good only thus View more info