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1 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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2 Abdul-Wali, Mohammad; Bagader, Abubaker & Deborah Akers They Die Strangers
Austin, Tex. University of Texas At Austin 2002 0292705085 / 9780292705081 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 
Cmes Modern Middle East Literature in Translation; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 146 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated cover. Bright tight and fresh. No marks. Just about as new. NF 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Abourezk, Sanaa Secrets of Healthy Middle Eastern Cuisine
New York Interlink Publishing Group 2000 1566563275 / 9781566563277 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 
Color Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 200 pages; Tight, bright and fresh in glossy pictorial covers. Illustrated profusely with color photographs. Text clean and unmarked. A handsome copy. F 
Price: 8.00 USD
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4 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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5 American University Of Beirut A Selected and Annotated Bibliography of Economic Literature in the Arabic Speaking Countries of the Middle East 1938-1952
Beirut Gedeon Press :: American University of Beirut 1953 Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages; Ex-library cased in heavy cloth preserving the original printed card stock covers. Ex-library with catalog label base of spine and minimal attachments to endpages. Contents bright and fresh. G++ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Arberry, A. J. Religion in the Middle East, Three Religions in Concord and Conflict; Volume 1, Judaism and Christianity
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1969 0521205433 / 9780521205436 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 595 pages; 1st edition. Volume I only. Bright, snug and very neat in a crisp clean original title-lettered dust jacket. No marks. Jacket front flap clipped at the lower corner. Illustrated with B&W maps. Handsome copy. NF/NF 
Price: 29.50 USD
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7 Bausman, Benjamin Sinai and Zion Or a Pilgrimage through the Wilderness to the Land of Promise
Philadelphia S. R. Fisher 1873 Fifth Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 543 pages; Circa 1870's. Published by S. R. Fisher of Philadelphia in a very handsome edition. Maroon cloth with decorative panelling in blind to cover, Victorian title designs in gilt to cover and spine. All edges extra gilt. Square snug and very neat. Prior owner name penned neatly to the 2nd free endpage. 6 tissue guarded views. Very nice copy; NF 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Brooks, Charles S. Journeys to Bagdad
New Haven Yale University Press 1915 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Allen Lewis 
Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 140 pages; A sound and decent copy in original dust jacket. No marks. Hubbed black cloth spine and corners with laid paper over boards. Printed paper title label to spine. Dust jacket weak at flap folds with chips to spine ends and corners. Prior owner's tape rinforcement to the revers of the jacket at crown and upper corners. Expected toning to the fragile jacket and offset toning to the endpages from the flaps. Illustrated with woodcuts by Allen Lewis. VG-/G++ 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Buffone, Giuseppe Les Franciscains En Terre Sainte (1869-1889) ; Religion Et Politique : Une Recherche Institutionnelle (French Edition)
Paris Les Éditions Du Cerf 2005 2204074101 / 9782204074100 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 604 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated, flap-fold covers. Lovely copy appears and feels unread. Tight, bright and fresh. NF; About as new 
Price: 49.00 USD
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10 Effendi, Shoghi God Passes By
Wilmette, IL Baha'i Publishing Committee 1945 Second Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 412 pages; Effendi's centennial history of the Baha'i faith and religion. Soundly bound in original grained brown, slightly flexible cloth. Titles in gilt to cover and spine, somewhat dulled as generally seen in this early copy. This copy has some light ex-library indications, with the shadow of a catalog label to the base of the spine, a bookplate to the front pastedown and some checkout attachments to the rear pastedowns. Very uncommon in early printings, this is the 2nd edition, issued a year after the 1944 edition. Aside from library indications a VG copy but condition graded to reflect prior institutional ownership. G+ thus. ... (Note that we have several other early Bahai book by this other, Efendi and others. ) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Empson, Ralph Horatio Woolnough The Cult of the Peacock Angel, A Short Account of the Yezidi Tribes of Kurdistan.
London H. F. & G. Witherby 1928 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages; Hardcover is snugly bound in a recased binding of heavy library grade, black buckram; title lettering stamped in white to spine. Collated, complete with 6 plates including the tissue guarded frontis. [2] pg Catalog of Witherby titles at rear. Ex-library copy with expected but generally light attachments and indications; bookplate to front and a label and call slip to rear endpage. A few trivial instances of pencil marginalia observed. Tissue guard for frontis is torn. Uncommon in the original edition, this copy is compromised aesthetically by institutional binding. Sturdily bound and complete. Good only thus 
Price: 200.00 USD
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12 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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13 Haboush, Stephen A. My Shepherd Life in Galilee; With an Exegesis of the Shepherd Psalm
New York Harper & Brothers 1927 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 59 pages; Snugly bound in original green cloth with title lettering in gilt to cover and spine; photographic portrait mounted to cover board bordered in scrolled gilt frame. Signed by the author on the front flyleaf. Prior owner bookplate mounted to front pastedown. Gilt lettering at spine somewhat dulled but legible. Contents clean and neat with no marks aside from authorial sginature. Illustrated with several vernacular photographs printed on glossy stock. VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14 Hanki, Joseph Arabic Proverbs
New York Hippocrene Books 1998 0781806313 / 9780781806312 Paperback Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 129 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Snug, bright and neat. Just light shelf/handling wear to covers at edges. Light underlining and circling to blurb on rear cover. Highlighting to a few lines and headings in the first 10 pages. Clean solid copy. G++ to VG- 
Price: 8.00 USD
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15 Hitti, Philip K. History of Syria Including Lebanon and Palestine [Import] [Hardcover]
New York MacMillan 1951 First Edition Very Good 
Illustrations & maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 749 pages; 1951 Macmillan HC 1st edition. Publisher's original green cloth lettered in gilt to spine. Square, sound and clean. Prior owner surname penned neatly to front endpage. Text unmarked. Just light shelf/storage rub to spine edges and tips. Numerous maps, ills and plates - some in color. Solid clean copy. Lacking dust jacket - else VG or better 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 Hopf, Albertcht Oriental Carpets and Rugs With 62 Hand Mounted Color Plates
New York Viking Press 1962 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 140 pages; Large, square format HC/DJ. 1st American edition. Solid clean copy in original, color pictorial illustrated dust jacket. 62 color plates mounted to heavy card stock pages. Solid, snug binding and neat contents. Book and board externals very clean and neat. Dust jacket lightly edge rubbed with mild laminate bubble along the lower edge. NF/VG. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 39.50 USD
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17 Horwitz, Tony Baghdad Without a Map, And Other Misadventures in Arabia
New York Dutton 1991 0525249605 / 9780525249603 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
; Pictorial map endpages; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages; Bright tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. Feels and appears unread; no marks. Publisher's $19.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Pictorial map endpages. F/F 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Jal Dastur Cursetji Pavry The Zoroastrian Doctrine of a Future Life: From Death to the Individual Judgment.
New York Columbia University Press 1926 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Columbia University Indo-Iranian Series, Volume Eleven. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 119 pages; Soundly bound in original ribbed maroon cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. But with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. A few superficial instances of light pencil marginalia observed in the latter pages of the text . Superficial rub and fray to cloth at spine ends. "Compliments of the author" slip tipped in at front. Columbia Univ. Catalog of titles in the Indo-Iranian Series appended at rear. Snug with generally clean text; condition graded down to reflect prior institutional ownership indications. G+ thus 
Price: 45.00 USD
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19 Kelman, John and John Fulleylove (Illustrator) The Holy Land
London A & C Black 1923 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages; 2nd edition. illustrated with 32 color plates on glossy stock, from paintings by Fulleylove. Publisher's original blue cloth with decorative designs in blind, title lettering in gilt to spine and in black to cover. Soundly bounde and clean. Prior owner name penned to front endpage. Light crimping and rubbing to cloth at spine ends. Tips lightly rubbed with board peeking through at 2 of 4 corners. Bright solid and clean. VG 
Price: 22.50 USD
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20 Kitto, John & D. P. Kidder (Revisions) The People Of Persia
New York Lane & Scott 1850 1/4 leather Good+ 
Woodcuts in text and frontis; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 178 pages; Smaller format HC in 1/4 leather and marble patterned paper covered boards. Title lettering and doubled horizontal rules in gilt to spine. Soundly bound with clean unmarked text. Prior ownership of a Methodist Sunday School Library with bookplate to front pastedown and some juvenile pencil doodles and drawings to blank endpages. Trace remnant of a label to the base of the spine. Publisher ads at rear. Small woodcut illustrations in text along with a frontis. Binding is unusual in that the marbled paper over the boards appears to have used paper with existing musical notation already printed on the paper prior to marbling. Light shelf rub to board edges and extremities. G++ to VG- 
Price: 39.50 USD
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