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1) 5000 Years of the Art of Mesopotamia
Strommenger, Eva
 
New York: Abrams, 1964. New York: Abrams, 1964. First edition (no other printings). Massive 4to. Attractive rough cloth binding, titles in gilt. 480 pp. Lavishly illustrated in black and white and in color. 324 diagrams and illustrations, including 44 colorplates. Full scholarly apparatus, including essays, notes on the plates, bibliography, tables (king lists), maps and index. Printed on very heavy paper. Previous owner name, a few minor defects internally. Spotting top of pages. Binding strong and hinges ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
2) Ancient Israel Myths and Legends: 3 volumes in 1
Rappoport, Angelo S.
 
New York: Bonanza Books, 1987. New York: Bonanza, 1987. 8vo. First edition of 3 volumes in 1, stated. Black cloth binding, 361, 399, 296 pp. Illustrated in black and white. A useful, thematic compilation which cross-cuts through ancient Jewish writings. Very minor flaws. Very good in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Amshewitz, J.H.. 8vo.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$42.00
3) Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution 1922
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1924. Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Books, 1924. First edition. 8vo. Green silk binding, titles in gilt. Antique ex-library with minimal markings, no pocket. 554 pp. Publication 2724. Who will promote science, by Abbot; Recent discoveries and theories relating to the structure of matter, by Compton; The architecture of atoms and a universe built of atoms, by Abbot; Aeronautic research, by Ames, 5 plates; Photosynthesis and the possible use of solar energy, by Spoehr; Fogs ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
4) Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution 1935
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1935. Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Books, 1935. First edition. Trade paperback. 580 pp. with numerous black and white plates. Appears unread. Includes articles on weather and the sun's radiation; the sun's place among the stars; the surface features of the moon; the discovery of vitamins; the glacial history of an extinct volcano; Boulder Canyon Project; coming of man from Asia; antiquity of man in America; the Nuzi and Hurrians at Nuzi, Kirkuk, Iraq; ruins of Te ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
5) Arab Science: Discoveries and Contributions
Hoyt, Edwin Palmer
 
Nashville: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1975. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1975. First edition, stated. 12mo. Cloth binding, 159 pp. Light yellowing to pages. Near fine in very good dust jacket. protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 12 mo..

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
6) The Arab World: A Comprehensive History
Mansfield, Peter
 
New York: Crowell, 1976. New York: Crowell, 1976. First edition. 8vo. Leatherette binding, 572 pp. Little-read ex-library book with previous owner name and minimal effects. Good in very good dust jacket, protected with a new archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Leatherette. Good/Very Good. 8vo.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
7) Arabian Sands
Thesiger, Wifred
 
New York, NY: E. P. Dutton, 1959. New York, NY, E. P. Dutton, 1959. First edition. 8vo. Blue quarter cloth over blue boards, decorated in white and gilt. 326 pp. In this extraordinary book, Wilfred Thesiger relates one of the last great adventures modern man has experienced: his five years of travel with the nomad Arabs in the unknown deserts of southern Arabia. There are sixty-eight black and white plates and nine maps. A pull-out map is tipped in at rear. An amazing tale of an amazing man! Previous own ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$85.00
8) Art of the Ancient Near East
Amiet, Pierre; Richard, Naomi Noble
 
New York: Harry N Abrams Inc, 1980. New York: Abrams, 1980. First edition. Massive 4to. 618 pp. Lavishly illustrated with 1076 illustrations, including 158 plates in full color, 115 ground plans and elevations, 41 line drawings, 6 reconstructions and 1 map. Covers art, architecture and history in context with full scholarly content. Fine in fine dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Illustrated. 4to..

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$160.00
9) The Biblical Repository and Quarterly Observer. No. XXI, January 1836 RED SEA MAP
Edwards, B. B., editor
 
Boston: Perkins, Marvin and Co., 1836. Boston: Perkins, Marvin, 1836. First edition. 8vo. Sewn wrappers. Noteworthy is a MAP of the country around the Dead Sea, "The Territory of the Moabites and Edomites according to the latest information designed to illustrate Isaiah Chaps. 10, 15, 16. Map in fine condition. Book good.. First Edition. Wrappers. Good. 8vo.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$90.00
10) The Blood of Abraham
Carter, Jimmy
 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 257 p. Maps. Insights into the turmoil in the Middle East by former President Carter. Owner's name. Fine in near fine dustjacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
11) The British in the Middle East
Searight, Sarah
 
New York: Atheneum, 1970. New York: Atheneum, 1970. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 215 pp. Little-read ex-university library book with expected stamps. 150 black and white illustrations, most never seen, and 4 pp. of maps. Very good in very good dust jacket, protected with a new archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo. Ex-University Library.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
12) The Children of Abraham
Halter, Marek; Bair, Lowell, translator
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Arcade Pub, 1990. New York: Arcade/Little,Brown, 1990. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 377 pp. A fascinating history of the Jews, praised by the New York Times, Shimon Peres, Chaim Potok, and others. Remainder mark. Light shelf wear to dust jacket. No other writing inside. Book appears little-read. Very good in near fine dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. 8vo. Remainder.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
13) Elusive Prophet: Ahad Ha'Am and the Origins of Zionism
Zipperstein, Steven J
 
Berkeley: Univ of California Pr, 1993. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Cloth binding, 386 pp. A brilliant discussion of the major intellectual leader of Zionism. Dust jacket has fold to front flap and light shelf wear. Fine in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
14) Elusive Victory : The Arab-Israeli Wars 1946-1974
Dupuy, Trevor N
 
New York: Harper & Row, 1978. New York: Harper & Row, 1978. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 668 p. Index. Bibliography. Black and white photographs. This is a review copy with original review slip laid in. Fine in near fine jacket protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$75.00
15) The Faithful City. The Siege of Jerusalem, 1948
Joseph, Dov
 
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1960. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1960. First edition, stated first printing. Hard cover 357 pp. Two-color map endpapers, illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket has edgewear, some old internal taped repairs, improper fold, chipping at spine. Near fine in good dustjacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
16) The First Eden: The Mediterranean World and Man
Attenborough, David
 
Boston: Little and Brown, 1987. First edition. 4to. 240 pp., illustrated in color. The natural and cultural history of the Cradle of Civilization. Fine in fine dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Illustrated. 4to.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$39.00
17) The First Eden: The Mediterranean World and Man
Attenborough, David
 
Boston: Little Brown, 1987. Boston: Little Brown, 1987. First edition. Book Club. 4to. 240 pp., illustrated in color. The natural and cultural history of the Cradle of Civilization. New in near fine dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/Near Fine. Illus. by Illustrated. 4to.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$39.00
18) Forgotten : A Sister's Struggle to Save Her Brother, America's Longest Held Hostage
Knobler, Peter; Say, Peggy
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Simon and Schuster, 1991. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1991. First edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 318 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
19) Fragments of a Faith Forgotten, The Gnostics: A Contribution to the Study of the Origins of Christianity
Mead, G.R.S.; Rexroth, Kenneth, introduction
 
Hyde Park: University Books, 1960. Hyde Park: University Books, 1960. First edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding. Cloth over marble boards, titles in gilt, top edge stained grey. 633 pp. including an enlightening "Primer of Gnosticism" by Kenneth Rexroth. Illustrations in black and white. Mead made available to the English-speaking world his translations of Gnostic texts (which had survived destruction by the Church Fathers) in Coptic in Ethiopia and Egypt. George Robert Stow Mead was an English histo ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$159.00
20) From Babel to Dragomans: Interpreting the Middle East
Lewis, Bernard
 
New York: Oxford Univ Pr, 2004. First Edition first printing. 8vo. Hard Cover. 438 pp. This respected authority has brought together his reflections on Middle Eastern history and foreign affairs written over six decades. Jacket has several ballpoint pen impressions. Fine in near fine dustjacket, protected with mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
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