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By: Anderson, Norman
Publisher: London:, Stacey International,, 2006.
This book covers history, culture, religion, economy and government of Saudi Arabia and provides detailed information on cities, industry and development.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info
By: Braidwood, Linda
Publisher: New York:, Henry Schuman,, 1953
Bindings square and tight. Light shelf wear. Text clean. 296 pages with several pages of b&w photos taken in the field. Simplified map of Iraq and surrounding countries on endpapers, in pink. Beige and white lettering on dark blue boards. Price-clipped dust jacket has light handling wear with small loss spine tips. Some older tape reinforcement on inside of jacket. View more info
By: Forbes, Rosita
Publisher: Boston and New York:, Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1928
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Rosita Forbes was an English travel writer and explorer. In 1920-21 she was the first European woman to visit the Kufra Oasis in Libya (together with the Egyptian explorer Ahmed Hassanein), in a period when this was closed to westerners. In this narrative she describes adventures in the Middle East, Abyssinia, New Guinea and the far corners of the world. Three chapters are devoted to her attempt to enter Mecca on a pilgrimage disguised as a Turkish Pilgrim. ... View more info
Publisher: New York:, Viking,, 1930.
Edition: First American Edition.
Account of a dangerous 19th century journey through Southern Morocco, during which the author was imprisoned by a local cadi. Map endpages, Frontispiece of Author in native dress. Bindings firm and square. Text clean with toning. Spine sun-faded with moderate handling wear. View more info
By: Innes, Hammond
Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf,, 1960.
Edition: First American Edition.
Black cloth covered boards with spine title in gold and sliver gilt boxes. Minor loss to gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Minimal shelf wear. Some aging starting to text-block. Dust jacket unclipped, has toning to the spine and white of rear panel. Light wear to edges. Now in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 341 pages.A quiet Welsh solicitor goes to the Middle East on business and finds himself plunged into the violence and intrigue of a g... View more info
By: Keith, Alexander
Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers,, 1844
Edition: 1st Edition
Alexander Keith was a Church of Scotland minister. He was a graduate of Marischal College. Eldest son of George Skene Keith of Keith-hall and Kinkell, where he was born at the manse in 1791. From 1816 to 1840 he was minister of the parish of St. Cyrus, Scotland. ------ At the Disruption of 1843, Keith left the established Church of Scotland with the dissenters who formed the Free Church of Scotland. ---- Keith is probably best remembered for his book, "Evidence of the Tr... View more info
By: Kennedy, Hugh
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA:, Da Capo Press,, 2007:
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>
“A lively tour d’horizon of the Muslim world circa 750 .... Each section’s tight geographical focus and ample bibliography make this a helpful guide.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.First Edition - First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info
Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany:, Hanssler-Verlag,, 1988.<br>
...A large format beautifully photographed consideration of Israel. Fascinating clear color photos in a large format with short texts and captions. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info
Publisher: New York:, Abbeville Press,, 2007.
The compelling autobiography of Israel's preeminent photojournalist, illustrated with his most memorable images.First Edition – First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info
Publisher: Beirut:, Systeco,, 1975.<br>
Edition: Limited edition of 1000.<br>
An encompassing volume covering all aspects of Saudi Arabia life and culture. Written with an intent to provide the western world up-to-date information about the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Topics include, Islam, Mecca, Arab Calligraphy, Industries, Climate, Flora and Fauna, Desert Mammals, Relics, Archeology..... No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info
By: St. John, J.A.
Publisher: London:, Chapman and Hall,, 1845.
Edition: First Edition.
Reports about life under the Ottoman Turks and descriptions of regional monuments, Pyramids, etc. This is a curious mixture of information from St. John's own travels in 1832-3 with details from many other writers on Egypt, e.g. Alpinus, Light, Wilde, Burckhardt, Belzoni,… Half calf and marbled boards, modern leather spine label. Marbles textblock and endpages. Bindings tight and square. Moderate handling wear. Text clean, no ownership markings, light... View more info
Publisher: London:, Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans,, 1854.
Edition: No Edition indicated, all first published in 1853.
Three works bound in one volume. "Eothen" is a travel book about the Middle East and Holy Land, the other two cover the mountainous and Moslem areas of southern Russia. "Eothen" is attributed to Kinglake although his name is not present. All three books are somewhat scarce. Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus. From the German of Wagner F. & Bodenstedt F.; Translated By Lascelles Wraxall. 1854. Imam Shamil was an Av... View more info
Publisher: Cairo:, World Wide Publications,, 1954
Edition: 32nd Edition.
Paper wrappers; glued spine. Yapp edges. Front photo pictorial; rear advertisement for women’s clothing. Large fold-out map. Fully illustrated with photos. Moderate handling wear. Ink marks to rear. Interior firm and clean. 7.75 inches tall. 142 pages. View more info
Publisher: London:, Fleming H. Revell Company,, 1910
Edition: First Edition – First Printing.
A major reference work on the intellectual and sociological life in Syria at the end of the 19th century. Volume I: 404 pp., frontispiece portrait, illustrated photographs Volume II: 405-832 pp., frontispiece portrait, photographs, 1 map,Red cloth covered boards, Stamped decorations and titles in gilt. Bindings square and firm. Rubs and handling wear. Spine light sun-fading. Text clean with toning. The author was an American Presbyterian missionary and... View more info