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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

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The Caged Virgin: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam

By: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010527

ISBN: 0743288335

Condition: Fine


Muslims who explore sources of morality other than Islam are threatened with death, and Muslim women who escape the virgins' cage are branded whores. So asserts Ayaan Hirsi Ali's profound meditation on Islam and the role of women, the rights of the individual, the roots of fanaticism, and Western policies toward Islamic countries and immigrant communities. Hard-hitting, outspoken, and controversial,No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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The Nile Boat; Or, Glimpses of the Land of Egypt

By: Bartlett, William Henry

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1851

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010214

Condition: Very Good


A handsome collectible edition of Victorian-era Egypt exploration. First American Edition. Publisher's navy cloth with stamped gilt decorations on front, rear, and spine. Bindings tight and square. Top edge gilt. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Tissue-guards in place. A few plates have a hint of foxing on extremities. Small 4to; 10.25 in. 26 cm; viii, 218 + [2] ad pp. 35 steel-engraved plates including frontispiece, two maps, and an additional illustrated title page, wood-engraved vignettes throughout. The detailed illustrations were made by the author who wa... 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

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Travels in Arabia Deserta

By: Doughty, Charles M. ; Introduction by T. E. Lawrence

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1937

Seller ID: 010492

Condition: Very Good


New and Definitive Edition in One Volume. First Edition Thus. --- Publisher's light brown cloth with titles in blue spine bands and author's facsimile signature on the front. Top edge stained blue; frontispiece of the author; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Tall 8vo; 24 cm; 9.375 inches tall; 696 pages with Glossary of Arabic Words and Index. Arabia Deserta is a 19th Century masterpiece, of Doughty's travels and discoveries in the Arabian deserts where he lived with the Bedouins during the 1870's, originally published in 1888. Illustra... 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. Publisher's blue textured cloth with stamped gilt spine titles and blind-stamped emblem on front center. Bindings tigh... 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 founders of the Artist's Quarter, Safed. 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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A History of the Arab Peoples

By: Hourani, Albert

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Cambridge Mass., Belknap Press of Harvard University: 1991

Seller ID: 010472

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but gentle handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. In a panoramic view encompassing twelve centuries of Arab history and culture, Hourani brilliantly illuminated the people and events that have fundamentally shaped the Arab world. This masterwork was hailed as the definitive story of Arab civilization and became both a bestseller and an instant classic. The book presents the history of the Arabs from the advent of Islam (although some pre-Islamic history is included) to the late 20th Century. View more info

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History of the Arab Peoples

By: Hourani, Albert

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Mjf Books: 1997

Seller ID: 010601

ISBN: 1567312160

Condition: New


Hourani, the distinguished historian and interpreter, has written a masterwork--a panoramic view encompassing twelve centuries of Arab history and culture. He looks at all sides of this rich civilization: the education, the science, the mosques, the Alhambra, as well as the conflicts, poverty, and role of women. 40 halftones; 13 maps.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 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 great struggle for oil. View more info

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Parting the Desert: The Creation of the Suez Canal

By: Karabell, Zachary

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010726

ISBN: 0375408835

Condition: As New


No Flaws or Blemishes but name stamp on front free endpage. Unread; Unopened. A fascinating saga: of diplomacy involving primarily the French and the Egyptians, of raising gigantic sums of money, of overcoming massive geographical and technological obstacles long before the invention of mechanized earth-moving equipment. . . . The business aspects sometimes seem as if they are ripped from last month's headlines. [Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel] 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 Truth of the Christian Religion Derived from the Literal Fulfillment of Prophecy," which has gone through numerous revisions an... 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

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Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present

By: Michael B. Oren

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2007

Seller ID: 011117

ISBN: 0393330303

Condition: New


"Will shape our thinking about America and the Middle East for years."?Christopher Dickey, Newsweek Power, Faith, and Fantasy tells the remarkable story of America's 230-year relationship with the Middle East.Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. View more info

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The Blue Nile

By: Moorehead, Alan

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row Publishers: 1962

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 011415

Condition: Near Fine


Utterly absorbing, sweeping as the mighty river itself...A magnificent, gripping story. [Washington Post]Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear. ------ Book Club Edition. 8vo; 8.5 inches tall; 308 pages with bibliography and index; illustrated, 18 chapters decorations; 26 pages of photographs; maps, decorated endpages.In the first half of the 19th century, only a small handful of Westerners had ventured into the regions watered by the Nile River on i... View more info

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Through Lands of the Bible

By: Morton, H. V.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: London:, Methuen & CO.: 1963

Seller ID: 010748

Condition: Near Fine


The journal of H.V. Morton's journey from the Euphrates to the Nile, exploring places associated with the early Christian church. Reprint [First published 1938]. 12mo; 7.5 inches tall; 400 pages with Index and bibliography. Illustrated with Map endpages and 15 b/w photographs Near Fine in a Very Good Dust Jacket with price. Dust jacket has minimal handling. Collectible condition. H. V. Morton was a journalist and pioneering travel writer from Lancashire, England. He first achieved fame in 1923 when, while working for the Daily Express, he scooped the official Times corr... View more info

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A History of Jordan

By: Robins, Philip

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Cambridge University Press: 2004

Seller ID: 010448

ISBN: 0521598958

Condition: Near Fine


Unused, no flaws but age-toning to edges. Philip Robins' survey of Jordan's political history begins in the early 1920s, continues through the years of the British Mandate and traces events over the next half century to the present day. Throughout the period, the country's fortunes were closely identified with its head of state, King Hussein, until his death in 1999. 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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