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Image for <b>Fire in Beirut: Israel's War in Lebanon with the Palestine Liberation Organization  </b><br>[Israel & Palestine]

Fire in Beirut: Israel's War in Lebanon with the Palestine Liberation Organization
[Israel & Palestine]

By: Barly, Dan; Salepter, Eliahu

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA:, Stein and Day,: 1984.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008301

ISBN: 0812829247


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

By: Anderson, Norman

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, Stacey International,: 2006.

Seller ID: 007437

ISBN: 9780955219306<br>


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

Image for …<b>Digging Beyond the Tigris. An American Woman Archeologist's Story of Life on a 'Dig' in the Kurdish Hills of Iraq.</b>

Digging Beyond the Tigris. An American Woman Archeologist's Story of Life on a 'Dig' in the Kurdish Hills of Iraq.

By: Braidwood, Linda

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Henry Schuman,: 1953

Seller ID: 005525


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

Image for <b>  Adventure: Being a Gipsy Salas-Some Incidents, Excitements and Impressions of Twelve Highly-Seasoned Years </b><br>[Middle East] [Mecca] [New New Guinea ]

Adventure: Being a Gipsy Salas-Some Incidents, Excitements and Impressions of Twelve Highly-Seasoned Years
[Middle East] [Mecca] [New New Guinea ]

By: Forbes, Rosita

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Boston and New York:, Houghton Mifflin Company,: 1928

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009165

Condition: Near Fine in a Very Good Dust Jacket


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

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Land of Israel: Ten Landscapes in Watercolours

By: Gilboa, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Tel Aviv, Daat: 1953

Seller ID: 009384

Condition: Prints are without flaw; portfolio has wear.


10 loose mounted and tipped watercolors. Each measures aprox 9.5 by 6.5 inches. No flaws to prints.Booklet with stiff wraps with descriptions of paintings in Hebrew and English is has edge wear. Issued CArboard sleeve holder is quite worn but present. David Gilboa, Romanian/Israeli (1910 - 1976) He studied at Academy of Fine Art, Bucharest, Romania, during the years of 1927-29. He immigrated to Israel in 1933 and settled in Tsfat. He is one of the founder... View more info

Image for <b>Narrative of a Journey to Morocco, [in 1863 and 1864, with Geological Annotations.]  </b><br>[Physician Travelers Series]

Narrative of a Journey to Morocco, [in 1863 and 1864, with Geological Annotations.]
[Physician Travelers Series]

By: Hodgkin, Thomas

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Arno Press & The New York Times: 1971

Seller ID: 010029

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, Thus: A reprint facsimile edition with the addition of a brief "Note about the Author" by Robert M. Goldwyn. .Recounts the last journey of the famous Victorian physician and abolitionist. Hodgkin - after whom Hodgkin's lymphoma is named - during a visit to Palestine with his friend Moses Montefiori. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. No Dust Jacket as issued. View more info

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...The Doomed Oasis. A Novel of Arabia.

By: Innes, Hammond

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf,: 1960.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 003167


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

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The Land of Israel, According to the Covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob

By: Keith, Alexander

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers,: 1844

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005289

Condition: Very Good


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

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Plowshares into Swords: From Zionism to Israel

By: Mayer, Arno J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Verso: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 006080

ISBN: 1844672352

Condition: New


This rich, authoritative history chronicles the Zionist Israeli quest from its origins in pre-Great War Europe. Plowshares Into Swords traces the development of political Zionism's primal resolve to implant a state for Jews in aMiddle East of ever greater strategic importance. In it, No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for ...<b> Israel the Miracle </b><br>

... Israel the Miracle

By: Meyer-Ranke, Peter

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany:, Hanssler-Verlag,: 1988.<br>

Seller ID: 007722

ISBN: 3775113002<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

Image for ...<b> Israel Through My Lens: Sixty Years as a Photojournalist </b>

... Israel Through My Lens: Sixty Years as a Photojournalist

By: Rubinger, David; Corman, Ruth

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Abbeville Press,: 2007.

Seller ID: 007064

ISBN: 0789209284


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

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Panorama of Saudi Arabia

By: Salah, Said - Editor

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Beirut:, Systeco,: 1975.

Edition: Limited edition of 1000.

Seller ID: 007516


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

Image for <b>Egypt and Nubia;<BR> their scenery and their people. Being incidents of history and travel, from the best and the most recent authorities, including J.L.Burckhardt and Lord Lindsay.</b><br>

Egypt and Nubia;
their scenery and their people. Being incidents of history and travel, from the best and the most recent authorities, including J.L.Burckhardt and Lord Lindsay.

By: St. John, J.A.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London:, Chapman and Hall,: 1845.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005496


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

Image for <b> Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus; The Russians of the South; Eothen: Or, Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East </b><br>[Travel and Description: Russia]

Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus; The Russians of the South; Eothen: Or, Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East
[Travel and Description: Russia]

By: Wagner F. & Bodenstedt F.; Wraxall, Lascelles; Shirley Brooks; [A. W. Kinglake]

Price: $425.00

Publisher: London:, Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans,: 1854.

Edition: No Edition indicated, all first published in 1853.

Seller ID: 008255


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

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Fifty-Three Years in Syria 2 Volumes [complete]

By: [Syria] Jessup, Henry Harris

Price: $425.00

Publisher: London:, Fleming H. Revell Company,: 1910

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 005288


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