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1) 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.. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
2) 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. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
3) Arabia Through the Looking-Glass
Raban, Jonathan
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 1979. First edition. Decorated endpapers. 344 pp. An exploration of Arabia and Arab culture. Dustjacket has a bit of edgewear. Fine in near fine dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$36.00
4) 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
5) The Arabs and the World: Nassar's Arab Nationalist Policy
Cremeans, Charles D
 
New York: Council on Foreign Relations/Frederick A. Praeger, 1963. First edition, second printing. Cloth binding. 338 pp. An analysis of Arab nationalism particularly as seen through the policy of Gamal Abdel Nasser. Ex-library with usual effects. Quite a nice solid copy, covered with library-issued plastic cover taped to boards. Very good overall condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
6) 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. ... more information

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$22.00
7) The Caliph Haroun-Alraschid and Saracen Civilization
Palmer, E. H
 
New York, NY: G. P. Putnam, 1881. New York, NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1881. First thus. Tan silk with black lettering and decoration embossed on spine and boards, with antique bookplate from the Sturgis Library dated in year of publication, very little in the way of library markings no pocket, etc., includes ephemera: fold-out genealogical table, 228 pp. In remarkable condition; appears gently read! Rare! Very good condition.. First Thus. Cloth. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾&qu... more information

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$45.00
8) Ceramica de Conombriga
Ceramica de Conimbriga Portugal
 
Condeixa, Portugal: Lameiro, Goncalves & Ca. Lda. Condeixa: Lameiro, Goncalves. Oblong 16mo. Portolio of 28 colored plates illustrating reproductions of 15th-19th century decorative faience, inspired by that period and the hispano-arab period in the main centre in the region of Coimbra. Fine.. Portfolio. Fine. Illus. by Illustrated. Oblong 16mo.. ... more information

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$22.00
9) Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts (Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art)
Komaroff, Linda, editor
 
Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2011. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2011. First edition. Folio. Hard cover binding, 336 pp. Illustrated throughout in color. The giving of gifts both delights the recipient and pleases the giver. Practiced in all societies, gift exchange has a history as long as humanity. This gloriously illustrated catalogue is the first investigation of gift-giving and its impact on the development of art in the Islamic world. Presenting some 240 rare and cos... more information

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$125.00
10) Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts (Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art)
Komaroff, Linda, editor
 
Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2011. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2011. First edition. Folio. Hard cover binding, 336 pp. Illustrated throughout in color. The giving of gifts both delights the recipient and pleases the giver. Practiced in all societies, gift exchange has a history as long as humanity. This gloriously illustrated catalogue is the first investigation of gift-giving and its impact on the development of art in the Islamic world. Presenting some 240 rare and cos... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$125.00
11) The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the West Bank. The Middle East Confrontation States. A Handbook
Sinai, Anne and Allen Pollack (editors)
 
New York: American Academic Association for Peace in the Middle East, 1977. First edition. 8vo. Thick trade paperback, 371 pp. A new, unread copy with light edgewear to cover edges. Near fine.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo. ... more information

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$22.00
12) Heart Turned East
Lebor, Adam
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: St Martins Pr, 1998. New York: St. Martin's, 1998. First edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding. Contemporary journalism at its best, investigating one of the most crucial issues facing global society-- the relationship between Islam and the West. New in new dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
13) Heart Turned East
Lebor, Adam
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: St. Martin's Press, 1998. New York: St. Martin's, 1998. First edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding. Contemporary journalism at its best, investigating one of the most crucial issues facing global society-- the relationship between Islam and the West. New in new dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$25.00
14) Islamic World: Past and Present in 3 volumes
Esposito, John L., editor
 
New York: Oxford Univ Pr, 2004. First edition. 4to. 3 volumes, pictorial boards, no dustjackets as issued. Illustrated throughout. 744 pages, 95 halftones, 8 maps, 45 color line illus., 8-1/2 x 11 mm. A balanced, accessible reference for students and anyone curious about all aspects of Islam. Since the events of September 11, 2001, students and people everywhere are filled with questions about Islam. What do Muslims believe? Who is Osama bin Laden? What is a jihad? Even though Islam is a major religion wit... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$185.00
15) Kingmakers: The Invention of the Modern Middle East
Meyer, Karl E.;Brysac, Shareen Blair
 
New York: W W Norton & Co Inc, 2008. Book club edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 507 pp. New in new dustjacket.. Book Club BCE/BOMC. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo. ... more information

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$22.00
16) Kingmakers: The Invention of the Modern Middle East
Meyer, Karl E.;Brysac, Shareen Blair
 
New York: W W Norton & Co Inc, 2008. New York: Norton, 2008. 8vo. Book club edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 507 pp. New in new dustjacket protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. Book Club BCE/BOMC. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
17) Kingmakers: The Invention of the Modern Middle East
Meyer, Karl E.;Brysac, Shareen Blair
 
New York: W W Norton & Co Inc, 2008. New York: Norton, 2008. 8vo. Book club edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 507 pp. New in new dustjacket protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. Book Club BCE/BOMC. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
18) Land of Enchanters: Egyptian short stories from the earliest times to the present day
Lewis, Bernard
 
London: The Harvill Press, 1948. London: Harvill Press, 1948. First edition. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 157 pp. A collection of Egyptian short stories from ancient and Christian Egypt, Greek and Muslim authors, showing the intermingling of cultures. Very interesting black and white illustrations/plates by Ali Nur. Light foxing to endpapers. Last line on copyright page inked out to indicate American remainder. No writing inside. Very good.. First U. K. Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Nur, Ali. 8vo. R... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$24.00
19) Medieval Maps of the Holy Land
Harvey, P. D. A
 
London: British Library, 2012. London: British Library, 2012. First edition. Folio. Hard cover binding, 160 pp. Illustrated throughout in color. This study examines the eight known medieval regional maps of the Holy Land. Interesting, picturesque, and often colorful, these maps provide great insight into how the Holy Land was perceived by Western Europe in the age of the Crusades. Many of the surviving copies and fragments from the period are reproduced here for the first time, including three large maps th... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$95.00
20) Memoirs of an Arabian Princess
Ruete, Emilie (formerly Salamah bint Said) (translated from the German)
 
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1888. New York: D. Appleton, 1888. First American edition. 12mo. Hard cover binding. Unidentified translator. Earliest edition in English. First published in German as "Memoiren einer arabischen Prinzessin" in 1886. Earliest known account of harem life by an Arab woman. The author was borm a princess of Zanzibar and Omân, and fell in love with a German buyer, with whom she fled to Yemen and eventually to Germany. A very lively impression of the people in Za... more information

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$750.00
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