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Turkish Embroideries.

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: DMC: 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003986

Condition: Very Good


Oblong with illustrated paper covers and cloth spine, some edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition? pp 87, 23 colour plates with patterns and tracing outlines. View more info

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Al-Kullyia: University College of Khartoum Magazine No. 5 Vol. III, July 1954

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Dar El-Hana: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004271

Condition: Very Good


Paper covers in Very Good condition. First edition, Dual language English/Arabic, pp 31-. Very Scarce. View more info

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Dr. Ian MacFarlane: Medical Missionary at Nazareth and Captain R.A.M.C.

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Buchan Observer Press: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005965

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card covers with oversized paper wraps which are frayed at head and foot of spine, covers marked and darkened but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 94. View more info

Image for Handbook For Travellers in Syria and Palestine: Including a Short Account of the Geography, History, and Religious and Plolitical Divisions of these Countries, Together with Detailed Descriptions of Jerusalem, Damascus, Palmyra, Baalbek and the Interesting Ruined Cities of Moab, Gilead and Bashan.

Handbook For Travellers in Syria and Palestine: Including a Short Account of the Geography, History, and Religious and Plolitical Divisions of these Countries, Together with Detailed Descriptions of Jerusalem, Damascus, Palmyra, Baalbek and the Interesting Ruined Cities of Moab, Gilead and Bashan.

By: N/A

Price: £125.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1892

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 006083

Condition: Good+


Red cloth covered boards with gilt titles, boards and spine slightly faded, light wear to corners and small nick to top of front board, but otherwise in Good+ condition. 1892 New Edition, pp lii, 403, 48, map of Southern Holy Land in front pocket, map to rear pocket absent, all internal maps and illustrations collated and present, 48 pp of adverts to rear. A classic travel guide to Syria and Palestine. View more info

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Sons of Sindbad: The Photographs

By: Alan Villiers

Price: £70.00

Publisher: National Maritime Museum: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004550

ISBN: 0948065753

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some shelfwear to top edges but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 224, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. Sailor, travel writer, and photographer Alan Villiers had a lifelong fascination with traditional sailing techniques, which in 1938 led to him embarking on a remarkable journey by dhow down the East African coast and back to the Arabian Gulf. Joining the Kuwaiti crew of the 'Triumph of Righteousne... View more info

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Flatweaves of Turkey

By: Bandsma, Arend; Brandt, Robin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Philip Wilson Publishers: 2003

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 004811

ISBN: 0856675288

Condition: As New


Large hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. Second edition, pp vi, 164, colour illustrations throughout, glossary, bibliography, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The Seven Shaikdoms: Life in the Trucial States Before the Federation of the United Arab Emirates.

By: Codrai, Ronald.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Stacey Intl: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005205

ISBN: 090574358X

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition. Dust wrapper with some slight shelf wear and fading to spine, otherwise Very Good. In a clear archival wrapper. First edition. SCARCE COPY. Signed with dedication from author, pp174, with numerous b&w photos taken by the author. Life during the 1940's and 1950's before the seven Shaikdoms became the United Emirates in 1971. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS W... View more info

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Cook's Practical Guide to Algeria and Tunisia.

By: Cook.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Thomas Cook & Son.: 1908

Seller ID: 006110

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, no dustwrapper. With pull-out map of the area. With plans, maps and illustrations. With pp432. Cook's Practical Guide to Algeria and Tunisia. View more info

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Visits to Monasteries in the Levant.

By: Curzon, The Hon. Robert.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Humphrey Milford: 1916

Seller ID: 005026

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition. Reprint of the 1865 First Edition, Publisher's green cloth with gilt ruling and motifs to spine and front cover. 17cm by 13cm. Blind stamped motif to rear cover. Illustrations from drawings made by the author and others. Pp423, with illustrations and plan of the church. With an introduction by D.G.Hogarth. View more info

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Voyage to Arabia Felix 1708-1710.

By: De La Roque, Jean

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Oleander Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004039

ISBN: 0906672503

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper, some small marks but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 396, b&w illustrations. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The Art and Architecture of Mesopotamia

By: Giovanni Curatola; Jean-Daniel Forest; Nathalie Gallois; Carlo Lippolis

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005557

ISBN: 0789209217

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in cream cloth with gilt title on spine in Fine condition, dustwrapper in with some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp 280, colour illustrations throughout, indices. The artistic traditions of ancient Iraq, or Mesopotamia, are among the oldest in the world, for it was in this flat, fertile land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that the world's first advanced civilization, that of the Sumerians, arose around 300... View more info

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On the Frontiers of Islam: Two Manuscripts Concerning the Sudan Under Turco-Egyptian Rule, 1822-45 (Study in African Affairs)

By: Hill, Richard.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004248

ISBN: 0198216610

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp xxx, 234, fold out map to rear, notes, index. View more info

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Sudan Arabic: An English-Arabic Vocabulary.

By: Hillelson, S.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Sudan Government: 1950

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 004247

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with some light wear to edges and spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. Later edition, pp 341. View more info

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Sudan Geography.

By: Hodgkin, Robin A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Longmans & Co.: 1951

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 004283

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with original decorative cloth covered boards, in Very Good condition. First thus, pp x, 190, maps on endpapers, b&w illustrations and diagrams throughout, appendices. View more info

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Visions of the Jinn: Illustrators of the Arabian Nights (Studies in the Arcadian Library)

By: Irwin, Robert

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005062

ISBN: 0199590354

Condition: As New


Hardcover as new, with dust wrapper. First edition. With colour illustrations, bibliography and index. First edition, pp256. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. In this richly-illustrated book, illustrations of various Western editions of The Arabian Nights from the eighteenth to the twentieth century are presented and analysed. Visions of the Jinn is simultaneously a closely-fo... View more info

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The Nile from the Source to Egypt & The Nile in Egypt. (2 Volumes Complete)

By: Ludwig, Emil.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1936

Edition: 1st English Edition

Seller ID: 005630

Condition: Very Good


2 Volumes. Hardcovers in original cloth covered boards, some slight fading to boards and spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First English editions 1936 & 1937, pp 352, 344, b&w plates and folding maps to the rear of both volumes, index. View more info

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A Quest in the Middle East: Gertrude Bell and the Making of Modern Iraq.

By: Lukitz, Liora.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: I.B. Tauris, 2006. 1850434158: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2219

ISBN: 1850434158

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp ix, 306, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. Gertrude Bell and the Making of Modern Iraq. S29. View more info

Image for The first siege, 1565: The assault by the Turkish Armada on the island of Malta, May - September

The first siege, 1565: The assault by the Turkish Armada on the island of Malta, May - September

By: Pulis, Victor

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Merlin Library: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004668

ISBN: 9990911142

Condition: Very Good


A4 Sized hardcover with illustrated boards, some light creasing to spine and hinges but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 115, b&w illustrations throughout. View more info

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The Labour Movement in the sudan 1946-1955.

By: Saad Ed Din Fawzi

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press.: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004565

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in original brown cloth covered boards, some light shelfwear but otherwise Near Fine, dustwrapper with some edgewear and small closed tears internally repaired, some small marks but otherwise in Very Good condition and enclosed in a clear archival wrap. First edition, signed and inscribed by author on ffep, pp xiv, 175, maps, tables, appendices, index. View more info

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Palestinians and Their Society, 1880-1946.

By: Sarah Graham-Brown.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Quartet Books: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004907

ISBN: 0704333430

Condition: Very Good


Softcover with some shelf wear, otherwise in very good condition. Previous owner's name in pen on flyleaf. With b&w illustrations and bibliography. A photographic essay of Palestinians and Their Society, 1880-1946. View more info