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Empires of the plain: Henry Rawlinson and the lost languages of Babylon

By: Adkins, Lesley

Price: £7.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 48579

ISBN: 0007128991

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with the usual age-toning to the pages, but no other marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xxiv + 424 pages, photos on plates, maps, reading list, notes, bibliography, index View more info

The Suez Canal: map and notes of the most important waterway (in English, French, German and Italian)

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Egypt, The Oriental Commercial Bureau: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44007

Condition: Good


23.5 x 11cm, stapled maroon card covers with gilt titles, slightly faded and corners creased. Name plus Suez and 19/11/44 on cover and title page. 12 pages plus foldout map. No date but assume 1927 View more info

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A pilgrim artist in Palestine

By: Anson, Peter F.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Alexander-Ouseley Ltd.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44657

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in grey cloth with red titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, neat name/date on front endpaper, otherwise no inscriptions. 168 pages, colour frontispiece and 39 b/w illustrations View more info

Image for The last of the Bedu: in search of the myth

The last of the Bedu: in search of the myth

By: Asher, Michael

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Viking: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 61540

ISBN: 0670837709

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xvi + 298 pages, 30 photos on plates, bibliography, index. View more info

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Sinai: the great and terrible wilderness

By: Bernstein, Burton

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30576

ISBN: 0297777785

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket with minor shelf wear. As new, no signs of use. xviii + 268 pages, illustrations in text, index View more info

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The road to Oxiana

By: Byron, Robert

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Picador: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 63864

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is lightly sunned at the spine. xx + 394 pages, introduction by Bruce Chatwin, photos on plates, index View more info

Image for Ocean of fire: through the Garden of Allah to Timbuktu

Ocean of fire: through the Garden of Allah to Timbuktu

By: Christopher, Robert

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harrap: 1957

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20889

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, gift inscription on front pastedown, no other marks. 254 pages, 26 illustrations on plates View more info

Egypt: civilisation in the sands

By: de Flers, Pauline & Philippe

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Germany, Konemann: 2000

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 58683

ISBN: 3829054416

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, large format, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 238 pages, many photos in the text, annex, bibliography View more info

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The Ottoman empire and the world around it

By: Faroqhi, Suraiya

Price: £8.00

Publisher: I. B. Tauris & Co Ltd.: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 61660

ISBN: 1845111222

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. xvi + 290 pages, 2 maps & 8 illustrations in the text, notes, bibliography, index. Volume 7 in the 'Library of Ottoman studies' View more info

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Face of Arabia

By: Field, Michael & Axon, Tony

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Saffron Walden, World of Information: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37372

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tightly bound larger format paperback, card covers rubbed at corners, but generally appears little used. Neat name and Arabic script on top of front end paper. 134 pages, numerous colour photos throughout View more info

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Pharos and Pharillon

By: Forster, E. M

Price: £6.25

Publisher: The Hogarth Press: 1943

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 37410

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in black cloth with gilt titles, neat name/year ('46) on front pastedown (under the jacket foldover), otherwise unmarked, in an unclipped dustjacket which is faded at the spine, and has been internally strengthened at the corners with brown paper - does not show externally. 100 pages. Undated third edition, which we think was published in 1943 (has a 'Britain calls the world' wartime advert for the BBC on the rear foldover) View more info

Walks in Palestine

By: Harper, Henry A.

Price: £34.00

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society: 1894

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 58685

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Clean hardback bound in brown cloth with gilt titles and decoration, cloth rubbed and worn at corners and spine ends, scratches and marks especially to front cover, binding pulled at front board, page eges gilt, no inscriptions. 128 pages, 14 photogravures on plates by Cecil Shadbolt with tissue guards, (frontispiece is missing). Includes a porrait and memoir of Cecil Shadbolt who was killed in a balloon accident at Crystal Palace in 1892 View more info

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Oman: & its renaissance

By: Hawley, Donald

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stacey International: 1980

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 37314

ISBN: 0905743199

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound large format book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 256 pages, colour photos throughout, maps, chronology, glossary, bibliography, index. Heavy book View more info

Image for The Baghdad air mail

The Baghdad air mail

By: Hill, Wing Commander Roderic

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Stroud, Nonsuch Publishing Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 18426

ISBN: 1845880099

Condition: As New


New paperback original, unread, no faults. 256 pages, illustrated by maps and photographs, index. Reissue of a fascinating book, which was originally published in 1929. View more info

Image for Queen of the Desert: the story of Lady Hester Stanhope

Queen of the Desert: the story of Lady Hester Stanhope

By: Hughes, Jean Gordon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37611

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has minor edgewear & a small sticker removal mark on the front panel. Appears little used. 160 pages, map & illustrations in the text by Hilary Abrahams View more info

Image for Desert & delta

Desert & delta

By: Jarvis, Major C. S.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45945

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Hardback tightly bound in yellow cloth with gilt titles & decoration, cloth has a couple of splash marks & bumping & rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. viii + 320 pages, 21 illustrations on plates, map, index. View more info

Image for Temple beyond time: the story of the site of Solomon's Temple at Jerusalem

Temple beyond time: the story of the site of Solomon's Temple at Jerusalem

By: Klein, Mina C. & Klein, H. Arthur

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31832

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Good reading copy, ex library with 2 stamps and has had the front endpaper excised, but otherwise clean and complete, tightly bound in black cloth with bright gilt titles and decoration. 192 pages, maps, plans and photos in the text, bibliography, index View more info

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A land called lost

By: Lunn, Denis

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Salisbury, Michael Russell Publishing Ltd: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61465

ISBN: 0859550796

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with an inscription and a small tapemark on the front endpaper, else unmarked, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. vi + 242 pages View more info

Image for Moroccan mosaic

Moroccan mosaic

By: Mannin, Ethel

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jarrolds: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45711

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Good reading copy, ex Boots library with the usual shield on the front cover, and has a neat name on the front endpaper, but otherwise unmarked, tightly bound in black cloth with gilt titles. 248 pages, 19 photos on plates, map endpapers, appendices, index View more info

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St. Paul's last journey

By: Meinardus, Otto F. A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: USA, Caratzas Brothers: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18274

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, new and unread, no inscriptions. 160 pages, many photographs, bibliography, index. View more info