Category: MiddleEast/Mediterranean


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The Ceadarwings Route (With the Compliments of MEA - Middle East Airlines)

By: N/A

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Middle East Airlines, 1960

Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers very edge and corner worn; some wear long the spine; 204p., plus maps. View more info

The Honourable Gentleman and Others

By: Abdullah, Achmed

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY & London, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1919

Edition: First Edition

This copy also includes other stories such as The Hatchetman, A Pell Street Spring Song, A Simple act of Piety, and a few others. Cloth-taped front and rear gutters, former owner's inked name on fep, smaller round ink stain near upper corner on ffep bleeding through to copyright page. Otherwise textblock is clean and tight. All edges slightly shelf soiled. Character-aged and soiled spine and boards, light fraying to spine extremities and corners; Lacks original paper dus... View more info

Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths

By: Armstrong, Karen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A, Knopf, 1996

Edition: First Edition

Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed. Dust jacket lightly edge worn. 471p., including index. View more info

The Byzantines and Their World

By: Arnott, Peter

Price: $11.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press, 1973

Edition: First Edition

Mapped end pages. Appears unread, gift quality copy in unclipped, lightly edge worn dust jacket. 286p., including footnotes and index. View more info

Getting to Know Iran and Iraq

By: Bagar, Hushang

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Coward McCann Inc., 1963

Edition: Fourth Impression

Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed; some light surface soiling on front cover; color faded on back cover. Written for young adults; Lacks dust jacket; 64p. View more info

Selected Papers on Anthropology, Travel & Exploration

By: Burton, Sir Richard; Penzer, N. M. (now Edited with Intro. & Occasion Notes by)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, A. M. Philpot Ltd., 1924

Edition: First Edition

rippling of the rear pastedown from a less than perfect glue job at the bindery, else clean and tight; top edge red; sunned spine and top margin of the rear board; very light shelf wear to the finely ribbed, red cloth binding; lacks dust jacket; 240p., including index; some chapters include: Early Days in Sind; Guide-Book to Mecca; A Trip to Harar; Notes on the Dahoman, Giovanni Batista Belzoni, and much more. View more info

Adamantios Korais: A Study in Greek Nationalism

By: Chaconas, Stephen George

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Columbia University Press, 1942

Edition: First Edition

Ink-stamped on fep, else textblock is very clean and tight. Dark green top edge. Very clean binding, with lightly bumped spine extremities and board corners; Lacks dust jacket; 181p., including bibliographical essay and index. View more info

"Statisquo": British Use of Statistics in the Iraqi Kurdish Question (1919-1932)

By: Dundar, Fuat

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Crown Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Brandeis University, 2012

Textblock very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner worn; some light wear along the spine. 63p. View more info

The World's Great Classics: Babylonian and Assyrian Literature: Armenian Literature

By: Dwight, Timothy; McCarthy, Justin; Stoddard, Richard Henry; Dyke, Paul Van; Bergh, Albert Ellery; Hawthorne, Julian (literary editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, The Colonial Press, 1901

Two Volumes in One. This is a stray volume from a larger set; Minimally marked and stamped, retired library copy, minor age toning. Else textblock is clean and tight with top edge gilt; Light green cloth, small black ink stain on back cover, minimally shelf worn or scuffed, library marking on foot of spine. 651p. View more info

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Unveiled: The Autobiography Of a Turkish Girl

By: Ekrem, Selma

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, Ives Washburn Publisher, 1930

Inscription: Signed by Author

author's ink signature on half title page, in Turkish and Western font; modestly age-toned textblock is very clean and tight; the binding is sunned, more so at the spine which is also lightly moisture worn and the titling lacks its original clarity and brightness; the boards are a bit dingy but overall lightly shelf worn; 320p. View more info

What Was Their Life? Byzantium

By: Fawcett, Raymond (edited by)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, The Gawthorn Press Limited,

Undated. Very clean and tight textblock, with lightly edge-rubbed, dark-orange cloth binding; Price-clipped dust jacket with light to moderate edge-wear and a few small, closed tears; 48p., including index. View more info

The Fringe of the Moslem World: Being a Tale of a Random Journey By Land from Cairo to Constatinople, with Enough of Present Conditions to Suggest the Growingly Antagonistic Attitude of the Followers of Mohammed Toward Those Who Profess Christianity

By: Franck, Harry A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1928

Edition: Reprint

Retired library copy, minimally stamped or marked. A bit better than a reading copy; Mapped endpages, light wear to front hinge all pages safely intact and sewn in, else clean and tight b&w photographs. Orange top edge. Shelf soiled/scuffed and dingy cloth binding; Fold down the sunned spine; library mark at foot of spine, bumped corners and bumping to head and foot. 426p. View more info

The Road to Oobliadooh: A Novel

By: Fries, Fritz Rudolf (by); Vennewitz, Leila (translated from German by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1968

Edition: First Edition

Extremely clean and tight textblock. Gently bumped head and foot of spine. Unclipped dust jacket with light wear to edges. 246pp. View more info

Good-Bye to Ithaca: A Famous Writer's Adventures in the Fabulous, Enchanted Isles of Homer's "Odyssey"

By: Golding, Louis

Price: $8.50

Publisher: NY, Thomas Yoseloff, 1958

Edition: First Edition

Mapped end pages. Textblock is extremely clean and tight. Lightly edge worn dust jacket. 254p., including references, bibliography, and index. View more info

An Arab-Syrian Gentleman and Warrior in the Period of the Crusades: Memoirs of Usamah Ibn-Munqidh

By: Ibn-Munqidh, Usamah (memoirs of); Hitti, Philip K. (translated by)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1987

Clean and tight textblock. Light rippling of the cloth along the bottom front edge of binding, otherwise lightly edge rubbed; Lacks dust jacket; 265p., including index. View more info