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Scheeps-Togt Van Mr. Edward Heynes, Van Suratte Na Mocha. Gedaan in Hert Jaar 1618.

By: N/A

Price: $350.00 USD

Publisher: Leiden, Pieter Van Der Aa: 1707

Edition: First Dutch Edition

Seller ID: 5517

Condition: Very Good


26 pages, 4 pages of index. Rebound in brown cloth hard cover. Rare early description of the port of Mocha in Yemen. View more info

Voices of Many Waters; or, Travels in the Lands of the Tiber, the Jordan, and the Nile: with Notices of Asia Minor, Constantinople, Athens, etc, Etc.

By: Aveling, Rev. T.W.

Price: $140.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Snow: 1856

Edition: Second Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 4859

Condition: Good


xii, 436 pages, frontispiece. front cover starting to detach, several old names on front endpaper and title page, annotations on a few pages. View more info

A Doctor at War: A Life in Letters, 1914-43.

By: Daniell, Christine

Price: $26.00 USD

Publisher: Masteron, Fraser Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007326

Condition: Very Good


vi, 370 pages, many b/w illustrations. Gallipoli, Palestine, ANZAC, Cairo, Egypt, Greece, Middle East etc. View more info

Travels in the Holy Land, Greece, Turkey and Egypt. [Second Edition of: Diary of a Tour in Greece, Turkey, Egypt and the Holy Land]

By: Dawson Damer, Hon. Mrs G.L.[Hon Mary Georgina Emma Dawson Damer]

Price: $350.00 USD

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 0

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 6737

Condition: Good


Two volume in one. xi, 324; vii, 335 pages. 12 plates (of 13). All edges gilt. Covers detached. Second edition under a slightly different title than the first edition. Both editions very rare. View more info

Turkish Foreign Policy During the Second World War: An Active Neutrality.

By: Deringil, Selim

Price: $21.00 USD

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4152

ISBN: 0521344662

Condition: Nearly Very Good


238 pages, ex-library book, uncirculated and minimal library markings. View more info

Constantinople and its Problems - Its Peoples, Customs, Religions, and Progress.

By: Dwight, Henry Otis

Price: $95.00 USD

Publisher: Glasgow, Pickering & Inglis: 0

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 6485

Condition: Good+


298 pages, frontispiece plus 11 b/w photos. Front cover slightly mottled, othersie very good. Publication date ca. 1901. View more info

The Hashemite Arab Army, 1908 - 1979.

By: El-Edroos, Brigadier Syed Ali

Price: $90.00 USD

Publisher: Amman, The Publishing Committee: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5926

ISBN: 0710601301

Condition: Very Good


xxxii, 788 pages, many b/w photos, coloured maps and appendices. View more info

The Travels of the Abbe Carre in India and the Near East, 1672 to 1674. Three Volumes.

By: Fawcett, Lady Translated. (Edited by Charles Fawcett & Richard Burns)

Price: $120.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4264

Condition: Very Good


3 volume set. 1947/48. lii, 315 p., b/w frontisp., 1 b/w ill., 3 fold. maps/ xxiv, 317-675 p., 1 b/w ill., 3 fold. maps/ xxiii, 677-984 p., b/w frontisp., 2 b/w ills., 3 fold. maps, index. Tape ghosts on endpapers and slight foxing on edges, otherwise in fine condition. Volume one: From France through Syria, Iraq and the Persian Gulf, to Surat, Goa, and Bijapur, with an account of his grave illness. Volume two: From Bijapur toMadras and St. Thome. Account of the capture of Trincomalee Bay and St Thome by de la Haye, and of the siege of St Thome by the Golconda army and hostilities with the Dut... View more info

The Red Sea and Adjacent Countries at the Close of the Seventeenth Century as Described By Joseph Pitts, William Daniel and Charles Jacques Poncet .

By: Foster, Sir William (editor) Joseph Pitts, William Daniel and Charles Jacques Poncet

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hakluyt: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5373

Condition: Very Good


xxxvii, 192 pages, frontispiece and two maps. Old book plate on front endpaper. View more info

The Red Sea and Adjacent Countries at the Close of the Seventeenth Century as Described By Joseph Pitts, William Daniel and Charles Jacques Poncet .

By: Foster, Sir William (editor) Joseph Pitts, William Daniel and Charles Jacques Poncet

Price: $38.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hakluyt: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5529

Condition: Very Good


xxxvii, 192 pages, frontispiece and two maps. Light foxing on endpapers and edges. View more info

The Persian Adventurer : Being the Sequel of "The Kuzzilbash". Volume III.

By: Frazer, J.B.

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1830

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3558

Condition: Very Good


392 pages. Volume 3 only. View more info

Iran: Impressions. March 8-15, 2008.

By: Gisser, Kordula

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Vienna, 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6603

Condition: Very Good


83 pages, hundreds of colour photos. Travels through Tehran, Isfahan, Pasargadae (Persepolis), Shiraz. View more info

Ceramique Orientale.

By: Grandjean, Rene

Price: $180.00 USD

Publisher: Paris, Henri Ernst:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5426

Condition: Good


No publication date, ca. 1920. Portfolio of 40 beautiful colour plates laid down on brown boards. Some foxing to the 6 preliminary leaves but plates are all in fine condition. Spine strip detached but present, some wear on covers. Beautiful examples of Islamic, Arabic and Persian tiles and pottery View more info

The Coptic Church of El-Moallaka and Others at Old Cairo.

By: Hanna, Rev. Shenouda

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Cairo, 1944

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 6861

Condition: Very Good


76 pages, 32 illustrations. The author taught at the Coptic School of Theology. View more info

Radiological Conditions in Areas of Kuwait with Residues of Depleted Uranium. Report by an international group of experts.

By: International Atomic Energy Agency

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: Vienna, International Atomic Energy Agency: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007379

ISBN: 9201066031

Condition: Very Good


73 pages. Ex-institutional library. View more info

The Land of the Scripture: Comprising Those Holy Fields; the Land of the Pharaos; Pictures from Bible Land

By: Manning, Rev. S. And Rev. S.G. Green

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society: 1887

Seller ID: 639

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial Cloth. Very Good. 28 x 20 Cm. 3 parts in one. Part one: Those Holy fields, Palestine illustrated by pen and pencil, 1890, 224 pages. Part two: The Land of the Pharaohs including a sketch of Sinai drawn with pen and pencil, 224 pages, 1887. Part three: Pictures from Bible Lands drawn with pen and pencil, 214 pages, no date. Coloured frontispiece, numerous b/w illustrations and maps, all edges gilt, beautifully illustrated covers in gilt. Some rubbing to top and bottom of spine and corners, lacks front endpaper. Content very clean, binding tight. View more info

The Great Pyramid: Its History and Teachings.

By: Marks, T. Septimus

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, Partridge: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5296

Condition: Nearly Very Good


Folding frontispiece, 84 pages. Lacks front flyleaf, neat handwriting on a blank page at the back. View more info

This is Oman 1985.

By: Mohammad al-Zubair

Price: $80.00 USD

Publisher: Government of the Sultanate of Oman:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6550

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, 234 colour photographs, one map. Beautifully produced book on modern Oman and its achievements as well as the history and heritage. Text in Arabic and English. View more info

The Middle East.

By: Newman, Major E.W. Polson

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5962

Condition: Very Good


xv, 300, many b/w plates and maps (all present). Spine faded, otherwise very good. Journalists account of the Middle East around the time of the Balfour Declaration and the growth of Jewish settlements in Palestine. View more info

Hermann Agha: An Eastern Narrative.

By: Palgrave, W. [William] Gifford

Price: $90.00 USD

Publisher: London, Henry S. King: 1872

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 5498

Condition: Good


2 volumes: viii, 307; 320 pages. Ex-General Assembly Library new Zealand with attractive gilt stamps on front covers and spines. Leather on spines a little rubbed. Rare early edition. View more info

The City of the Sultan and Domestic Manners of the Turks, in 1836. In Two Volumes.

By: Pardoe, Miss [Julia]

Price: $850.00 USD

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5790

Condition: Very Good


2 volumes: xiv, 514; x, 500 pages. 2 frontispieces, 2 vignette title pages, 14 plates and text illustrations. Gilt illustration of a mosque on the spines. Old bookplates on front endpapers and name on title page: Dr Henry Jephson. A beautiful set in crisp and clean condition. Dr Henry Jephson (1798 - 1878) was a doctor and philanthropist who lived and worked in Leamington Spa. View more info

Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

By: Regan, Geoffrey

Price: $14.00 USD

Publisher: London, Croom Helm: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5922

ISBN: 0709942087

Condition: Good


186 pages, 5 maps. Ex-library, clean. View more info

Later Biblical Researches in Palestine and the Adjacent Regions; a journal of travels in the year 1852

By: Robinson, Edward; Smith, Eli

Price: $180.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009552

Condition: Good


xxx, 664 pages. 2 folding maps at rear. Original covers. Front endpaper reinforced with Japanese tissue paper, binding firm. View more info

Palestine Notes and Other papers.

By: Rowntree, John Wilhelm

Price: $12.00 USD

Publisher: London, Headley Brothers: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008358

Condition: Very Good


xxiv, 276 pages, frontispiece and 2 other vb/w plates. Contents: Part I. Travel journals: Diary of a visit to Palestine and the East, Photographing Pompeii, Mexico and the West -- Part II. Adult school notes, addresses, &c.: The wilderness and glory, A last century lesson, Right and wrong ways of separation, Paul's conversion, Wings like a dove, The place of religion in modern life, What an adult school should be, On lay ministry, The greatest commandment, Not peace but a sword, Gambling, Losing and finding, Selfishness, Temperance, "When war shall be no more" -Part III. Art and histor... View more info

Notes of Travel in Egypt and Nubia. Revised and Enlarged with an Account of the Suez Canal

By: Stephens, J.L.

Price: $38.00 USD

Publisher: London, Marcus Ward: 1876

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 244

Condition: Very Good


Decorative Cloth. Nearly Very Good. Enlarged and Revised Edition. 264 and 16 pages, numerous illustrations and a map (2 illustrations in colour), slight foxing on endpapers, old name on front endpaper. A tight and clean copy View more info

Jerusalem: Pictorial and Descriptive.

By: Tweedie, W.K.

Price: $85.00 USD

Publisher: London, Nelson: 1877

Seller ID: 6391

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial Cloth. Very Good. 16 x 10 Cm. 144 pages, many b/w illustrations, beautiful pictorial front cover and spine printed in gilt and black, names on front endpaper. Light edgeware View more info

Hydropolitics of the Nile Valley.

By: Waterbury, John

Price: $78.00 USD

Publisher: Syracuse, New York, U.S.A., Syracuse University Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007571

ISBN: 0815621922

Condition: Fine


xii, 301 pages, maps, diagrams. tbo View more info

Kuwait. Prospect and Reality.

By: Winstone, H.V.F. And Zahra Freeth

Price: $10.00 USD

Publisher: London, Allen & Unwin: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1241

Condition: Good


232 pages, b/w illustrations, maps. ex-library, lacks front endpaper, clean View more info