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1 Arab Art According to the Monuments of Cairo, from the Collection of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah; Between the Period of Seventh to Eighteenth Century Printed in France between 1867 to 1877
Sharjah, UAE Department of Culture and Information 2011 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 
Color Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 355 pages; Department of Culture and Information, Sharjah, UAE. Oversize oblong paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. Trace rub to the extremeties of cover edges. Profusely illustrated with reproduced engravings and lithographs and photographs of textiles and architectural details from the Sultan's collections. NF... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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2 Voyage to Persia; From the Collection of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah
Sharjah, UAE Department of Culture and Information 2011 9948049322 / 9789948049326 Paperback 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. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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3 Ahmad, Mirza Ghulam Lecture Sialkot
Surrey, England Islam International Publications, Ltd 2007 1853729175 / 9781853729171 Trade paperback Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 75 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright clean copy; no marks. Just trace shelf evidence to externals. Appears unread. NF 
Price: 11.50 USD
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4 Al-Ghazzali, Mohammed & Henry A. Homes (Trans. ) The Alchemy of Happiness
Albany J. Munsell 1873 First Edition Thus Hardcover Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages; HC bound in original green cloth boards with bevelled edges. Ex-library, from the original collection of John Watts de Peyster whoise collection established the Franklin & Marshall library bearing his name. Tipped in over the title page is a printed gift slip from the editor (Homes) gifting the book to de Peyster. Two biographical sheets related to Peyster ar mounted to the front pastedown and verso of contents page respectively. Cloth rubbed and lightly frayed at spien ends and corner tips. Expected institutional indications including shadow of a lable to spine and slim painted catalog number, bookplate at front and checkout attachments to rear endpages. A few pages observed with minimal blue wax pencil margin brackets. Mild yawn between signatures mid-book with one signature starting slightly. Could be rebound to the buyer's specifications. Good only thus 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5 Al-Kindi, Abu 'umarmuhammadibn Yusuf & Nicholas August Koenig The History of the Governors of Egypt
New York AMS Press 1966 0404505325 / 9780404505325 Facsimile Hardcover 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 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Ali, S. The Ignored Letters
Agra S. R. & Brothers 1935 Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 82 pages; HC in original red cloth with title lettering in black. Soundly bound with clean unmarked text. But with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Mild sunning at spine. Snug with clean text; condition graded down to reflect prior institutional ownership indications but generally near VG. G+ thus -- Quite scarce apologetic volume re. Islam 
Price: 95.00 USD
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7 as-Sadr, Mohammed Baqir An Inquiry Concerning al-Mahdi
Tehran World Organization for Islamic Services 1980 9644380649 / 9789644380648 First English Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 96 pages; Limited to 1400 copies. HC/DJ. Square and neat in glossy illustrated dust jacket. Light general shelf wear to dust jacketwith edges and surfaces lightly rubbed. Contents crisp and clean. Solid copy of a hard to find edition. VG/VG- 
Price: 82.50 USD
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8 Baker, Deborah The Convert: a Tale of Exile and Extremism
Graywolf Press 2011 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages; Bright tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. F/F 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Baljon, J. M. S. Modern Muslim Koran Interpretation : 1880-1960
Leiden E. J. Brill 1961 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 130 pages; HC in original light green cloth with titles in gilt. Sound decent reading copy with ex-library indications including catalog label to spine and attachments to endpages. Binding sound but shaken; cloth rubbed and a bit frayed at corners and spine ends. Slim length of archival mylar tape placed by library over spine as reinforcement. Scattered pencil marginalia here and there throughout. Reading copy. Fair to good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Chittick, William C. Faith and Practice of Islam Three Thirteenth Century Sufi Texts
Albany State University of New York Press 1992 0791413683 / 9780791413685 Paperback Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy title lettered covers. Soundly bound and generally neat. Prior owner name and address penned to front endpage. Mild toning to whites of covers and light toning to text block edges. VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11 Donaldson, D.M. Studies in Muslim Ethics
London SPCK 1953 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; Soundly bound in original purple cloth with titles in gilt to spine. Text clean and unmarked, but with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Tight and fresh; graded down for institutional ownership indications but generally quite VG. G+ thus 
Price: 22.50 USD
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12 Gazzali and A-Haj Maulana Fazal-Ul-Karim Imam Gazzali's (The Revival of Religious Learnings) ; Volumes I and II
Lahore, Pakistan Kazi Publications N.D. Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
The Revival of Religious Learnings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 617 pages; Square, snug and clean copy in a clean dust jacket. No marks. Quarter size hole to rear endpage. Spine slightly cocked. Superficial spill evidence to jacket's rear panel. Text is in English. VG+/VG 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Griswold, Eliza The Tenth Parallel; Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam
New York Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010 0374273189 / 9780374273187 Second Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
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 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Hurgronje, Christiaan Snouck De Atjčhers. Uitgegeven op last van de Regeering [ (In Two Volumes) , Modern Morocco Bindings) ]
Batavia and Leiden Landsdrukkerij and E. J. Brill 1894 First Edition Leather Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; Two volumes, 1st edition. Very handsomely rebound in full grained red morocco with geometric ruling in blind to boards and dark brown morocco title labels to spines. Spines in six compartments with raised bands and decorative gilt and brown rules and devices. Complete with the folding maps and lithographs, though the rebinding has sewn the text block too tightly to accomodate the opening of one of the folded maps and one of the plates. Expected usual light toning to page stock. Superficial worming in the margins of the last 40 pages of the 2nd volume. Not including the 3rd plate volume. A striking and handsomely rebound set of the primary text volumes with contents in clean and neat condition. VG++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 425.00 USD
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15 Kamal, Abdul Aziz The Prescribed Prayers
Islamic Publications 1975 Second Edition Paperback Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pages; In flexible blue patterned cover with title and design in bright silver to front. Superb unread copy. Tight, bright and fresh. Feels and appears as new. F 
Price: 13.95 USD
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16 Lambton, Ann K. S. State and Government in Medieval Islam (London Oriental Series: Volume 36)
London & New York Oxford University Press 1991 0197136001 / 9780197136003 Third Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 364 pages; Snugly bound and very neat in original buff cream colored dust jacket. Text fresh and unmarked; dust jacket just very lightly shelf rubbed at edges with light shelf soiling to the surfaces of the cream colored dust jacket. Nice copy. NF/VG 
Price: 89.95 USD
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17 Lammens, Henri Le Berceau De L'Islam. L'Arabie Occidentale a La Veille De L'Hegire. Vol. I: Le Climat - Les Bedouins
Rome Pontificii Instituti Biblici 1914 First Edition 3/4 leather Good 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 371 pages; Larger format 4to bound in 3/4 leather over pebbled black cloth. Text block sound and clean. Leather over front joint stressed and partially split. 1 inch chip of surface leather missing at crown of spine. Withdrawn from circulation at a scholarly library; call label base of spine and bookplate front pastedown. Clean text but worn and damaged binding. Volume I only. G+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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18 Masud, Muhammad Khalid & Brinkley Messick & David Powers (Eds. ) Islamic Legal Interpretation; Muftis and Their Fatwas
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1996 0674468708 / 9780674468702 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 431 pages; HC in original blue cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Square snug and neat; no marks. Light shelf evidence/rub to cloth at corner tips. Binding has the feel of a book lightly read. Lacking dust jacket but otherwise VG or better. Hard to find title. VG 
Price: 135.00 USD
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19 Mohammed and George Sale, (Trans. , Commentary) The Koran, Commonly Called The Alcoran Of Mohammed; With Explanatory Notes...[And] a Preliminary Discourse
Philadelphia J. W. Moore 1850 New edition Hardcover Good+ 
Plates, folding; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 670 pages; A new edition. In 3/4 leather over marbled paper covered boards. This copy with heavy cloth tape reinforcement professionally applied as new spine backing. Prior ownership ink stamps of Loyola University to front endpages. Text complete and snugly bound. Toning and foxing generally throughout somethimes moderately heavy. Some light damp lines to the edges of the last 120 or so pages. Five folding engraved plates and maps at rear are complete with moderate foxing and light wear to folds. One plate starting slightly at the front edge with lightfurring. Solid copy. G+ thus 
Price: 85.00 USD
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20 Muhaiyaddeen, M. R. Bawa The Golden Words of a Sufi Sheikh
Philadelphia And Colombo Fellowship Press 1983 0914390244 / 9780914390244 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 471 pages; HC/DJ Square snug copy in original decorative dust jacket. Text clean and unmarked. Dust jacket lightly rubbed along top edge with a few nicks and short closed tears. VG+/VG 
Price: 35.00 USD
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