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Image for Publish It Not... The Middle East Cover-Up. Signed Copy.

Publish It Not... The Middle East Cover-Up. Signed Copy.

By: ADAMS, M.; MAYHEW, C.;

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Longman 1975 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76876


Hardback. Approx 9.5 x 6 ins. In black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW minor rubbing to edges, rubbing to ends of spine, label to rear, in plastic sleeve.) Some minor rubbing to edges of cloth. Some minor spots to endpapers and page edges. Signed & dedicated on front endpaper by Michael Adams. Else Inside pages very clean and tight. 193pp. View more info

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Oil, A Dream Comes True.

By: ADCO;

Price: £18.00

Publisher: United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) 1989 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76901


Large hardback. Approx 11 x 9 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW small minor tears to corners, slightly faded.) Some minor rubbing to edges of cloth. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 63pp. Many colour and B&W photo illustrations. In English and Arabic. View more info

Image for From the Niger To The Nile In Two volumes. With Illustrations and Maps.

From the Niger To The Nile In Two volumes. With Illustrations and Maps.

By: ALEXANDER, Lieutenant Boyd:

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold (India Office), 1907 1st:

Seller ID: 80440


2 vols; Hardback, 4to. Red cloth with gilt decorative lettering to spine and fronts. In very good conditions. Spines faded, some rubbing to corners and ends. Bump to rear board of v.2. A couple of dark handling marks to cloth. Endpapers mildly foxed and darkened. Some minor handling marks to pages else very clean and tight copies. 358pp & 426pp (cat.16pp). More than 240 B&W photo plates. 3 fold-out maps. View more info

Petra. A Brief History and Some Photographs.

By: Anon:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Hashemite Kingdom of Trans-Jordan. Department of Antiquities. 1938:

Seller ID: 58386


Tall 8vo. In limp card covers with black lettering to front. In very good condition. Front cover part faded. Owner’s inscription in pencil on back cover.Small marks to front. Else a clean and tight copy. 40pp. With b/w photo plates and maps. History of the ancient city of Petra. View more info

Image for Walks About The City and Environs of Jerusalem Second Edition.

Walks About The City and Environs of Jerusalem Second Edition.

By: BARTLETT, W. H.:

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Strahan & Co., ca1844 2nd edition (no date):

Seller ID: 82158


Hardback, Tall 8vo. (Approx 9 x 6.5 inches.) In light brown polished calf leather prize binding by “BICKERS & SON, London.” Black leather spine label lettered in gilt, Raised banding, and extensive gilt decoration. Gilt paneled boards with vignette lettering to front, “Cambridge Local Examination, London 1880.” All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges, some minor darkening to spine. Some minor light handling marks to boards. Prize bookplate to front endpaper, “A.T. Dobson, Presented by the Bishop of Durham, 1880.&#... View more info

Image for Australia Painted by Percy F. Spence. Described by Frank Fox.

Australia Painted by Percy F. Spence. Described by Frank Fox.

By: FOX, Frank: SPENCE, Percy F. S.:

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black, 1910 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 81015


Hardback, 9 x 6.5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and coloured decorative floral designs to front and spine. Plain endpapers. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Cloth clean and bright. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Some minor darkening and foxing spots to outer page edges. Rear cat page darkened, some minor foxing to endpaper sand half-title. No penned inscriptions. Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 219pp +4pp cat. With 75 colour plates with titled tissue guards and a folding Map at rear. Guide to Australia and some of the people, as see... View more info

Image for The Russian Advance Towards India Conversations with Skobeleff, Ignatieff, and other distinguished Russian generals and statesmen, on the central Asian question.

The Russian Advance Towards India Conversations with Skobeleff, Ignatieff, and other distinguished Russian generals and statesmen, on the central Asian question.

By: MARVIN, Charles:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Peshawar, Lahore, Saeed Book Bank, 1984 2nd:

Seller ID: 80219


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Red leatherette with gilt lettering to spine. In grey dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW minor tear to top edge and bottom corner.) Some minor darkening to endpapers, inside pages clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. 338pp. View more info

Image for The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan. In Three Volumes. Second Edition.

The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan. In Three Volumes. Second Edition.

By: MORIER, James: P.P.:

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1824 2nd:

Seller ID: 82141


Three Volumes. 6.5 x 4 inches. Quarter bound in light brown polished calf leather to spines and corners, marbled paper covered boards. Black leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with extensive gilt decoration to spines. Marbled page edges, plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Corners slightly bumped with some minor rubbing to edges and corners, small chips to corners on v3. Some very slight rubbing to boards. V1 spine label chipped at edge, chips to bottom of spine on v2. Some minor darkening and spots to endpapers. Some minor foxing to title page in v.1. No penned inscriptions. A coupl... View more info

Aramco and its World. Arabia and the Middle East. (Arab American Oil Company).

By: NAWWAB, ISMAIL I. / SPEERS, PETER C. / HOYE, PAUL F. (eds):

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aramco. Dhahran. Saudi Arabia. 1980 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73396


Size 8.75 x 11.25 inches. In blue cloth covers with light blue lettering to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine rubbed at ends with chips and tears. Slightly creased along edges with small tears. Not price clipped). Relevant letter in front. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1982. Large fold out maps loose in back, one slightly rubbed at one edge. Else a clean and tight copy. 275pp. With colour and b/w photographs, illustrations, diagrams and maps. With two large colour fold out maps loose in back. Originally published ... View more info

Image for A Journal of the Disasters in Affghanistan 1841-2 Reprinted by Permission of the Government of Punjab.

A Journal of the Disasters in Affghanistan 1841-2 Reprinted by Permission of the Government of Punjab.

By: SALE, Lady:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Lahore, Sang-e-Meel Publications, 1969 (facsimile reprint of the original 1843 edition.):

Seller ID: 80218


Hardback, 8.5 x 6 inches. Red faux leather covers with gilt to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. Patterned endpapers. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (DW laminated on front side, crease to lamination on front, minor stain to corner.) Some rubbing and bumps to edges of boards. Pencil inscription to main title page, “Lahore Museum, 30th September 1997.” Inside pages all clean and tight. Else a clean and tight copy. 451pp. View more info

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Egypt Painted and Described

By: TALBOT KELLY, R:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. BLACK, 1904:

Seller ID: 79090


Hardback, Tall 8vo. 9 x 6.5 inches. Light blue cloth with gilt lettering and printed designs to front and spine. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Spine slightly darkened. Some minor handling marks to boards. Bookseller label to front “Chapman & Wilson, York.” Neat insacription to endpaper, some light foxing spots to pages, Else a very clean and tight copy. 246pp. Illustrated with 75 coloured plates. View more info

Image for The Hashemite Kingdom of the Jordan.

The Hashemite Kingdom of the Jordan.

By: TOUKAN, CAPTAIN S.:

Price: £59.00

Publisher: Private. 1952:

Seller ID: 58381


Tall 8vo. In illustrated hard card covers with green cloth spine. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; rubbed and torn along top edge with some piecs missing. Part faded. Small marks to back. Not price clipped). Covers part faded. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. Unpaginated. Prof. ills. with b/w photographs and fold out map. Pictorial description of Jordan. Some pages in Arabic script. Titles of photographs in Arabic and English. Brief description of the situation in the early 1950s. The text seems to be missing a page at the beginning, but this looks to... View more info

Image for Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. Edited by Sir Charles Wilson, assisted by the most eminent Palestine explorers etc. With numerous engravings on steel and wood. In Four Volumes. With illustrations on Steel and Wood.

Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. Edited by Sir Charles Wilson, assisted by the most eminent Palestine explorers etc. With numerous engravings on steel and wood. In Four Volumes. With illustrations on Steel and Wood.

By: WILSON, Sir CHARLES (ed):

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, J.S. Virtue and Co. Limited., n.d. ca1880.:

Seller ID: 81833


4 volumes. Folio approx 12.5 x 10 inches. Attractive light brown cloth with decorative gilt lettering and decorative black and gilt paneled borders to fronts and spines. Beveled boards, yellow endpapers, all page edges gilt. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to edges and corners, bottom leading corners rubbed. Some small chips /rubbing to ends of spines. Some handling marks to boards. Small bump to leading fore-edge of v.4. Neat glue repairs between endpapers in v.1. Some minor glue repairs to loose title page plates. Neat inscription to each front endpaper “For my darling Rosa, June... View more info