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  • BLISS, Frederick Jones
    A MOUND OF MANY CITIES; or, Tell El Hesy Excavated. Second edition, revised

    London: The Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund, 1898. Octavo, mustard cloth stamped in black & gilt, black endpapers. pp xii, 204, [1], (2, ads), [2] + 4 folding plates; many illustrations in text. Spine lightly darkened, with the gilt lettering dull, else a VG+ clean, tight & unworn copy, no owner names. First ed. was in 1894. "Tell el-Hesi is a 25 acre archaeological site in Israel. It was the first major site excavated in Palestine, first by Flinders Petrie in 1890 and later by Frederick Jones Bliss in 1891 and 1892." - Wiki.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40943
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  • GILLON, Adam
    CUP OF FURY

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Astra Books, 1962. Reddish-brown cloth. Fine copy. Jacket has a few short edge tears; VG otherwise. "This dramatic tale captures the mood of Palestine during the days of 1947 and 1948." Author was a survivor of the holocaust, underground fighter, university professor in America. Laid in is a short 1963 note in the author's hand to a purchaser of the novel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 8788
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  • POPE, J. Keith
    DECADE OF ADVENTURE: archaeology and exploration

    Edition: First Edition

    Singer Island, FL: Singer Island Press, 1979. Maroon boards. pp xvi, 295. Photos, bibliography, index. Library of Congress duplicate, so rubber stamped on front free endpaper and copyright page, else fine, no other library marks. Adventures with the Club de Exploraciones y Deportes Acuaticos de Mexico (CEDAM) and others. Intrepid adventurer and no doubt very readable accounts of some flaky expeditions. The raft Lehi sailing from Arabia to prove that Lehi (Mormon) could have sailed to America; finding Noah's Ark (sigh); diving near Akumal in Yucatan; finding the grave of Jean Lafitte; more diving off Cancun and into the Sacred Well; expedition to Baja California; Masada; Gambia.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44801
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  • Lipschits, Oded ; Blenkinsopp, Joseph . editors
    Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period

    Edition: First edition.

    Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 2003. Glossy pictorial boards without jacket, as issued. pp xii, 612. Illustrated. Fine copy. Papers from a conference held at Tel-Aviv University in 2001. (1) The Myth of the Empty Land Revisited; (2) Cult, Priesthood, and Temple; (3) Military and Governmental Aspects; (4) Archaeological Perspectives on the 6th Century B.C.E.; and (5) Exiles and Foreigners in Egypt and Babylonia. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 50991
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  • MA'OZ, Moshe
    STUDIES ON PALESTINE DURING THE OTTOMAN PERIOD

    Edition: First edition.

    Jerusalem: The Magnes Press / The Hebrew University Institute of Asian and African Studies, 1975. Orange boards. pp (xx), 582. Small ink name at front, else fine. Dust jacket has some sunning to spine and inner margins of panels, else fine. 1.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50988
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  • OZ, Amos
    THE HILL OF EVIL COUNSEL: three stories. Translated from the Hebrew...

    Edition: First edition in English

    New York: Harcourrt Brace Jovanovich, 1978. Fine copy. Dust jacket has light spine sunning, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41533
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  • KATZ, Doris
    THE LADY WAS A TERRORIST during Israel's war of liberation

    Edition: First US edition

    New York: Shiloni Publishers, 1953. Blue cloth. pp xii, 192. VG clean and unworn jacketless copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51011
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  • Kark, Ruth, editor
    The Land That Became Israel: Studies in Historical Geography

    Edition: First edition

    New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1990. Red boards. pp 332 + plates. Small ding to lower edge of front cover, else fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 50997
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  • MANNIN, Ethel
    THE ROAD TO BEERSHEBA

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hutchinson, 1963. Octavo, orange boards. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has minute rubbing to spine tips, light yellowing to rear panel, else fine, flap price intact. A novel of "the exodus from the small Palestinian town of Lydda, which was occupied by Israeli troops in the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, when, with the refugees from Ramleh and the surrounding villages, some hundred thousand people, mainly women, children, and old men - the young having been rounded up - trekked through the burning wilderness to Ramallah, which was in Arab hands. Thousands died of sunstroke, exhaustion, and thirst." - jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31990
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  • JOHNSTON, Hugh
    TOWARD THE SUNRISE; Being Sketches of Travel in Europe & the East. To which is added a memorial sketch of the Rev. William Morley Punshon, L.L.D.

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: William Briggs, c1881. Octavo, red bevel edge pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, black, and blind, brown endpapers. pp xiv. (460, (4, ads), (2) + frontispiece and an engraved portrait with tissue guard at back. Illustrations in text. Light wear at head of lightly sunned spine neatly repaired; 1882 Missionary Society of the Methodist Church of Canada prize label on front pastedown, dime-size red sticker on front free endpaper; VG clean and tight copy otherwise, hinges not cracked. Travel book by a Montreal pastor - Europe, Egypt, Holy Land, Rome. An enlarged text of the articles which previously appeared in the Christian Guardian.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 32222
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