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THE DESERT AND THE STARTS A Biography of Lawrence of Arabia

By: Armitage, Flora

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17890

Condition: Good+


Boards worn and dampstained. Light fraying to spine ends. ; From the collection of Gloria Vanderbilt, with her name on front endpaper ; 8vo; 318 pages View more info

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SUNSHINE AND STORM IN THE EAST

By: Brassey, Mrs.

Price: $255.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1880

Order Number: 1309

Condition: Very Good


Some fraying to top and bottom spine. Front hinge weakening. Some fraying to rear map margin, not effecting printed area. Previous owner's name to front pastedown; Rare. Numerous b&w illustrations and two maps; 8vo; 448 pages View more info

THE STORY OF THE PERSIAN WAR From Herodotus

By: Church, Alfred J.

Price: $318.65

Publisher: New York, Scribner and Welford: 1882

Order Number: 12490

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to extremities. Tissue protector to frontispiece torn. Front hinge started; Conflict from two millenia ago ; Color Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 292 pages View more info

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TAMRART 13 Days in the Sahara

By: Clark, Eleanor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Stuart Wright: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15103

Condition: Very Good+


An adventure with a group, in the Sahara; 8vo; 106 pages View more info

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IN THE SUN WITH A PASSPORT

By: Crowbridge, W. R. H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd.: N.D.

Order Number: 2064

Condition: Very Good+


Endpapers browned. Foxing to edges; Two young widowed ladies travel to and fro in Arabia; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 287 pages View more info

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JOURNEY THROUGH ARABIA PETRAEA, TO MOUNT SINAI, AND THE EXCAVATED CITY OF PETRA, THE EDOM OF THE PROPHECIES

By: De Laborde, M. Leon

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 94

Condition: Very Good+


Boards faded and professionally repaired. Very light occasional foxing. Front free endpaper dog eared ; Scarce. SIGNED on front endpaper by the Earl of Ellenborough with his bookplate. Frontispiece of "Interior View of the Khasne". One fold-out map and Numerous tissue guarded b&w illustrations; 8vo; xxviii, map, 331, 4 pages View more info

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THE TREASURES OF TIME

By: Deuel, Leo [editor]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Publishing Co.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14462

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Chipping with small tears to DJ. Minor occasional foxing; Various authors weigh in on Middle Eastern archaeology ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 318 pages View more info

Image for THE ARAB OF THE DESERT A Glimpse Into Badawin Life in Kuwait and Sau'di Arabia

THE ARAB OF THE DESERT A Glimpse Into Badawin Life in Kuwait and Sau'di Arabia

By: Dickson, H. R. P.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17162

Condition: Very Good+


Light rubbing to spine ends. Hinges professionally repaired. ; Profusely illustrated, partly in color: maps, charts, photographs ; 8vo; 648 pages View more info

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TRAVELS IN ARABIA DESERTA [TWO VOLUMES SET]

By: Doughty, Charles M.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1937

Order Number: 18134

Condition: Good+


Boards darkened, especially spine. Moderate fraying to corners and spine ends ; Fore edge and bottom edge untrimmed. ; Drawings; 4to; 674, 696 pages View more info

Image for WANDERINGS IN ARABIA [TWO VOLUME SET] Being an Abridgement of "Travels in Arabia Deserta"

WANDERINGS IN ARABIA [TWO VOLUME SET] Being an Abridgement of "Travels in Arabia Deserta"

By: Doughty, Charles M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth and Co.: 1923

Order Number: 19182

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Light chipping to top spine. Former owner's initials on front free endpapers ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 309, 297 pages View more info

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STRANGE LANDS AND FRIENDLY PEOPLE

By: Douglas, William O.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1951

Order Number: 10347

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Price clipped DJ shows open tears ; Sitting Supreme Court justice Douglas journeys to the Middle East ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 336 pages View more info

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T.E. LAWRENCE BIBLIOGRAPHY

By: Duval, Elizabeth W.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Arrow Editions: 1938

Order Number: 10322

Condition: Very Good+


In worn slipcase which is missing part of the top. Bookplate; Limited to 500 copies printed for Arrow editions November 1938 ; Narrow 4to--10" tall; 95 pages View more info

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KUWAIT: TRADE AND INVESTMENT

By: El Mallakh, Ragaei

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder, Westview Press: 1979

Order Number: 2016

ISBN: 0891583750

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Front endpaper a bit browning and with small stamp. Light soiling to DJ rear; ; 8vo; 262 pages View more info

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FROM BEIRUT TO JERUSASEM

By: Friedman, Thomas L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus and Giroux: 1989

Order Number: 17894

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Stated first edition; 8vo; 525 pages View more info

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THE HERITAGE OF PERSIA

By: Frye, Richard N.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Publishing Co.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19199

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. ; The history of ancient Persia from its founding in the ninth century BC to its conquering by the Arabs in the seventh century AD. Beautifully illustrated with b&w photographs ; 8vo; 301 pages View more info

Image for PERSIAN ART 249 B. C. -A. D. 651 the Parthian and Sassanian Dynasties

PERSIAN ART 249 B. C. -A. D. 651 the Parthian and Sassanian Dynasties

By: Ghirshman, Roman

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1962

Order Number: 15736

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear to DJ extremities with laminate peeling; Lavishly illustrated with numerous fold-outs. Photogravures; The Arts of Mankind; B&W and Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 401 pages View more info

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LORDS OF THE HORIZONS A History of the Ottoman Empire

By: Goodwin, Jason

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 15943

ISBN: 0805040811

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


For three hundred years, the Ottoman empire in the Middle East teetered on the brink of collapse. Then it collapsed. The definitive history of this misunderstood time; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 352 pages View more info

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LORDS OF THE HORIZONS A History of the Ottoman Empire

By: Goodwin, Jason

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1999

Order Number: 15760

ISBN: 0805040811

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


For three hundred years, the Ottoman empire in the Middle East teetered on the brink of collapse. Then it collapsed. The definitive history of this misunderstood time; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 352 pages View more info

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LABRADOR LOOKS AT THE ORIENT Notes of Travel in the Near and the Far East

By: Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1928

Order Number: 1156

Condition: Very Good


Some rubbing to covers especially top spine. Apparent marginal light dampstaining to last couple of pages; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 298 pages View more info

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LABRADOR LOOKS AT THE ORIENT

By: Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds Publishers: N.D.

Order Number: 6449

Condition: Very Good+


Boards darkened, rubbed and with some closed tears to spine ends. Front endpaper with mark from removed bookplate. Front hinge weak; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 287 pages View more info

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MOTORING WITH MOHAMMED Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea

By: Hansen, Eric

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16551

ISBN: 0395483476

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Author Hansen was shipwrecked off the coast of Yemen and buried his journals there upon resuce, thinking to pick them up in a few days. It was years before he took up the search and the shipwreck and the subsequent return journey is the subject of this book ; 8vo; 240 pages View more info

MOTORING WITH MOHAMMED Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea

By: Hansen, Eric

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15728

ISBN: 0395483476

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Slight wear, one small tear, and sticker residue to DJ; Author Hansen was shipwrecked off the coast of Yemen and buried his journals there upon resuce, thinking to pick them up in a few days. It was years before he took up the search and the shipwreck and the subsequent return journey is the subject of this book ; 8vo; 240 pages View more info

MOTORING WITH MOHAMMED Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea

By: Hanson, Ed

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1991

Order Number: 2023

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo; 240 pages View more info

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FROM AN ANTIQUE LAND Ancient and Modern in the Middle East

By: Huxley, Julian

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Max Parrish: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15964

Condition: Very Good


Small tear to spine covering. Spine faded. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Slight wear to extremities; A detailed account of a trip through the Middle East under the auspices of Unesco. With 66 photographs taken by the author; B&W & Color Photographs; 8vo; 310 pages View more info

Image for ARAB COMMAND The Biography of Lieutenant-Colonel F. G. Peake Pasha

ARAB COMMAND The Biography of Lieutenant-Colonel F. G. Peake Pasha

By: Jarvis, C. S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1946

Order Number: 18829

Condition: Very Good+


Small stamp on front free endpaper. ; Chapters include "England, India and Egypt" - "Sudan and Salonica - and torpedoed!" - "With Lawrence's Arab Army" - "The Turkish Rout" - "Early Days of Arab Government" - "Formation of the Arab Legion" - "Mutinies and Revolts" - "Friction with the French" - "King Hussein's Arrival" - "The Coming of the Wahabis" - "Major Glubb and the Beduin Peace" - "Revolt in Palestine"; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 158 pages View more info

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REVOLT IN THE DESERT

By: Lawrence, T. E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1927

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 18587

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light shelfwear. One corner lightly bumped. Front hinge started. Light foxing throughout ; Fold out map at rear. More accessible abridged version of Seven Pillars of Wisdom, detailing author's clandestine trip to Mecca ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 446 pages View more info

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CORRESPONDENCE WITH HENRY WILLIAMSON

By: Lawrence, T. E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hants, Castle Hill Press: 2000

Order Number: 17891

ISBN: 1873141319

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


# 236 of 702 copies. Bound in cloth; T. E. Lawrence Letters; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 219 pages View more info

Image for SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM A Triumph

SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM A Triumph

By: Lawrence, T. E.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1935

Edition: 1st British Trade Edition

Order Number: 18183

Condition: Very Good+


Slight staining to boards; B&W Illustrations; 4to; 672 pages View more info

Image for CORRESPONDENCE WITH BERNARD AND CHARLOTTE SHAW [VOLUME ONE] 1922-1926

CORRESPONDENCE WITH BERNARD AND CHARLOTTE SHAW [VOLUME ONE] 1922-1926

By: Lawrence, T. E.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Woodgreen Common, Castle Hill Press: 2000

Order Number: 8832

ISBN: 1873141270

Condition: Near Fine


Volume one of a projected three volume set, volume two having been published in 2003. One of 45 copies bound in quarter brown goatskin. Top edge gilt. Slipcase; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 227 pages View more info

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REVOLT IN THE DESERT

By: Lawrence, T. E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19247

Condition: Very Good


Bottom spine with light shelfwear and one small tear. Slight browning to first blank page, frontispiece and title page; Fold out map at rear. More accessible abridged version of Seven Pillars of Wisdom, detailing author's clandestine trip to Mecca ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 446 pages View more info