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  • WEHR, Hans
    A DICTIONARY OF MODERN WRITTEN ARABIC. Edited by J Milton Cowan. Third printing

    Beruit / London: Librairie du Liban / Macdonald & Evans, 1980. Green cloth. pp (xviii), 1110. Two folding charts at rear. Small spots to front cover, VG+ clean and unworn jacketless copy otherwise, no owner marks. 1.5 kg parcel; Octavo

    Book ID: 54125
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  • HOURANI, Albert
    A HISTORY OF THE ARAB PEOPLES

    Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1991. Pp (xxii) , 551 + plates. Index. Blue cloth. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. 1.25 kg parcel ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (xx), pages

    Book ID: 54212
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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.

    Book ID: 40943
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  • HAYWOOD, J.A. and H.M. Nahmad
    A NEW ARABIC GRAMMAR OF THE WRITTEN LANGUAGE

    Edition: Later

    London: Lund Humphries, 1970. Green cloth. Some light pencil annotations, small name label at front. Index. ; ; 687 pages

    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 54247
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  • REDHOUSE, James W., Sir
    A TURKISH AND ENGLISH LEXICON: shewing in English the significations of the Turkish terms

    Beirut: Librairie du Liban, 1996. Tan streak across bottom page edges and part of fore edges, with only slight and occasional penetration into the text margins. Some skinning to the half-title leaf. Lacking the dust jacket. Clean and unworn otherwise, no owner marks.; Maroon boards. Text in double columns. Facsimile reprint of the Constantinople,1890, edition. Note: 5.3 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required. Shipping outside of North America will be very expensive. ; Small thick quarto; xvi, 2224 pages

    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 54232
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  • Ashtiany, Julia, and Others, editors
    Abbasid Belles-Lettres

    Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2008. Book a bit leaned, else fine, no owner marks. ; In print at CAD 83.95 (2021). ; Cambridge History of Arabic Literature; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (xvi), (517). Index pages

    Condition: Near Fine

    Book ID: 54197
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  • TIETZE, Andreas
    ADVANCED TURKISH READER: texts from the social sciences and related fields

    Bloomington: Indiana University, 1973. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (xvi), 215 pages

    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 54257
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  • HITTI, Philip K., translator
    AN ARAB-SYRIAN GENTLEMAN AND WARRIOR IN THE PERIOD OF THE CRUSADES: memoirs of Usamah ibn-Munqidh (Kitab al-I'Tibar). With a new foreword by Richard W. Bulliet

    New York: Columbia University Press, 2000. Facsimile reprint of the 1929 edition. Dark blue boards without jacket, as issued. Map, index. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (xvi), 265 pages

    Condition: Fine

    Book ID: 54231
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  • Pettinato, Giovanni
    Archives of Ebla: An Empire Inscribed in Clay

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, c1981. Second printing. Cloth & boards. pp (xx), 347, endpaper maps. Tables and maps in text, bibliography, index. "Not for Resale" rubber stamped at front, else VG in lightly used VG price-clipped jacket. An account of the extensive library of clay tables from the ancient empire of Ebla, situated in Syria. ; Octavo 0385131526

    Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 44820
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  • BALIOZIAN, Ara, editor
    ARMENIA OBSERVED. An Introduction by Jack Vartoogian

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Ararat Press, 1979. Octavo, card covers. pp (4), xl, 225, (3). Bookstore sticker on title page, else a fine, uncreased copy, no owner names. Armenian-Canadian author. Reprints comments by Dos Passos, De Beauvoir, Neruda, John Updike, Koestler, Mandelstam, Pushkin, Saroyan, van der Post, and many others.; Octavo 0933706103

    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 30800
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  • Sabini, John
    ARMIES in the SAND: the Struggle for Mecca and Medina

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Thames & Hudson, 1981. Jacket has fading to orange portions of spine, shallow chip at head of spine, else fine. ; Orange boards. Maps, index. The struggle between the Wahabbits and Egyptians in the early 19th century. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; pp 223 + plates. pages

    Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 54198
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  • NELSON, Bryan
    AZRAQ: desert oasis. With drawings by John Busby and photographs by Eric Hosking and the author

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Allen Lane, 1973. Red cloth. pp (xx), 436 + plates. Drawings and maps in text. Index. Near fine in like, price-clipped jacket. Study of the natural history of this oasis in Eastern Jordan. Note: a bit over 1 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 43964
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  • STARK, Freya
    BEYOND EUPHRATES: autobiography 1928-1933

    Edition: First Edition

    London: John Murray, 1951. Green cloth. pp (xvi), 341 + two page map on green paper + photo plates. Index. Rear free endpaper creased, page edges yellowed, book leaned; covers very lightly spotted, else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy.; Octavo

    Book ID: 51764
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  • RICE, Edward
    CAPTAIN SIR RICHARD FRANCIS BURTON

    New York: Scribner's, 1990. Card covers. pp (xx), 522 + plates. Index. VG clean & unworn copy.; Octavo

    Book ID: 54179
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  • WILSON, C. Rivers, Sir
    CHAPTERS FROM MY OFFICIAL LIFE. Edited by Everilda MacAlister.

    Edition: First UK edition

    London: Edward Arnold, 1916. Octavo, dark blue cloth.pp (xvi), 310, (2, blank), 12 (ads) + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and three other plates. Spine has very light darkening, light damp streaks, minor rubbing to tips; light tanning to endpapers; tissue guard browned with consequent tanning to the portrait and the title page; else fine. Chapter XXIV is "Mr. Huntington and the Central Pacific Railway, 1894" and Chapter XXV (pp 267-82) covers his time as President of Canada's Grand Trunk Railway, 1895-1909. The book has quite a bit on Egypt. Wilson was Britain's Minister of Finance 1878-79. "It was largely through his efforts that Egypt gained a constitution, and he played a historic part in the closing scenes of…

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    London: Edward Arnold, 1916. Octavo, dark blue cloth.pp (xvi), 310, (2, blank), 12 (ads) + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and three other plates. Spine has very light darkening, light damp streaks, minor rubbing to tips; light tanning to endpapers; tissue guard browned with consequent tanning to the portrait and the title page; else fine. Chapter XXIV is "Mr. Huntington and the Central Pacific Railway, 1894" and Chapter XXV (pp 267-82) covers his time as President of Canada's Grand Trunk Railway, 1895-1909. The book has quite a bit on Egypt. Wilson was Britain's Minister of Finance 1878-79. "It was largely through his efforts that Egypt gained a constitution, and he played a historic part in the closing scenes of the reign of its last despotic ruler, Ismail Pasha." - preface.; Octavo

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    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 10182
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  • Holes, Clive
    Colloquial Arabic of the Gulf and Saudi Arabia

    London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1984. Card covers. VG+ clean and unworn copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

    Condition: Very Good+

    Book ID: 54206
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  • O'Leary, De Lacy
    Colloquial Arabic: With Notes on the Vernacular Speech of Egypt, Syria, and Mesopotamia, and Appencix the Local Characteristics of Algerian Dialect

    Edition: 12th

    Fine in very nearly fine jacket. ; Yellow boards. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; xviii, 192 pages

    Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

    Book ID: 54204
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  • SHAH, Indries (The Sayed Indries Shah)
    DESTINATION MECCA

    Edition: First of this edition

    London: Octagon Books, 1969. Second edition (previously published by Rider in 1957, with photos, dropped here). Brown boards. pp 192. Mild foxing on a couple of pages, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has a short tear at foot of spine with consequent crease across lower margin of rear panel, slight wear to head of spine and outer corners, VG otherwise, no owner names. Author's travels in North Africa and the Near East, including his meeting wiith Ibn Saud and with Sufis in Syria. An early book by this well known Sufi apologist and respected author. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 49565
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  • STARK, Freya
    DUST IN THE LION'S PAW: autobiography 1939-1946

    London: John Murray, 1962. Green cloth. pp xii, (297), [3] + plates. Bit of yellowing to page edges, else fine. Green top page edges faded, other page edges yellowed; small ink name at front; small margin chips and tears to a few leaves from careless opening; else fine. Yellow price-clipped jacket has nicks to spine ends, VG otherwise. The famed traveler and Middle East expert's fourth and last volume of autobiography. During the war Stark focused her energies on bringing the Arabs onto the Allied side, or to at least remain neutral. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 51615
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  • JONES, Alan, editor and translator
    EARLY ARABIC POETRY Volume One: Marathi and Su'luk poems

    Reading / Oxford: Ithaca Press / Oxford Univerversity, 1992. Glossy boards. Fine copy. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 54173
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