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  • LANDAU, Jacob M.
    JEWS IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY EGYPT

    Edition: First edition

    New York University Press, 1969. White cloth. pp xvi, 354 + plates. Owner blind stamp to half-title leaf, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has shallow chip to rear panel, VG.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51012
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  • SAND AND CANVAS: a narrative of adventures in Egypt, with a sojourn among the artists in Rome by BEVAN, Samuel
    BEVAN, Samuel
    SAND AND CANVAS: a narrative of adventures in Egypt, with a sojourn among the artists in Rome

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Charles Gilpin, 1849. Octavo, pp [2], (2, illustrated half-title), 370, [2]. + 7 illustrations on text paper. A few illustraions in text. Half-title illustration by Herbert White, all other drawings by the author. Red spinkled page edges. Bound in full calf, spine with raised bands, gilt ornament, label, "Ramsey Grammar School" in gilt on front cover, ink 1860 prize inscription to "William H. Howitt" on front blank. Broken front joint, cracked inner hinge, neatly repaired, joint now firm; damp stain to lower front and rear covers; else VG externally, spine attractive, not rubbed nor chipped; internally fine. Almost half the book is about Italy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41943
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  • EL SAADAWI, Nawal
    THE FALL OF THE IMAM. Translated from the Arabic by Sherif Hetata.

    Edition: First edition in English

    London: Methuen, 1988. Text paper yellowed, as usual, remainder dot to lower page edges, else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket has soft creases to top edge of front panel, else fine. A novel by this noted Egyptian writer, feminist, formerly Egypt's Director of Public Health.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 14369
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  • MOSELEY, Sydney A.
    WITH KITCHENER TO CAIRO

    Edition: First printing

    London: Cassell, 1917. Octavo, green pictorial cloth stamped in black and red, spine gilt lettered. pp (xvi), 252. Nicks at head of spine, yellowing to page edges, large rubber stamped private owner name and small 1926 ink name at front; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40371
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