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1) 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
2) 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
3) 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
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 Art and Architecture of the Ancient Orient (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art)
Frankfort, Henri
 
Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1955. Baltimore: Penguin Books. The Pelican History of Art. 4to. Fourth revised edition with additional bibliography. Cloth binding, decoration and titles in gilt. Top edge stained grey-blue. 298 pp. including index. Pull-out map of sites mentioned in the text.117 black and white figures. Notes, additional bibliography, 192 black and white plates. Henri Frankfort died in 1954. This masterwork was published posthumously with the assistance of his colleagues. "His greatest love ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$42.00
6) 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
7) 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
8) 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.

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$35.00
9) 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
10) 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
11) Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture. The Pelican History of Art
Krautheimer, Richard
 
Baltimore: Penguin, 1967. Baltimore: Penguin, 1967. Reprint of first edition. 4to. Cloth binding, decoration in gilt, titles in gilt on spine label, top edge stained grey. 390 pp. Lavishly illustrated throughout in color. Written by the foremost authority in the world, this volume presents early Christian and Byzantine architecture as an outgrowth of Roman architecture. The book is in fine condition with no writing inside, clean, hinges sound. The dust jacket has light wear at corners. The slipcase is solid ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$42.00
12) 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
13) 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
14) 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
15) 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
16) 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
17) 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
18) From Catastrophe to Power : Holocaust Survivors & the Emergence of Israel
Zertal, Idith
 
Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.: University of California Press, 1998. Berkeley: University of California, 1998. First edition. 8vo. 1/4 cloth binding, 335 pp. "This is a book that excels in depth and richness...to teach you that real history is an unending tragedy and that anytime we come closer to ourselves, everything is searing, everything is sublime. This is a book both searing and sublime." -- Shimon Peres. New in new dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover. . First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo - ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
19) From the Holy Mountain: A Journey Among the Christians of the Middle East
Dalrymple, William
 
New York: Henry Holt, 1998. New York: Holt, 1998. First American Edition, stated. 8vo. Trade paperback, 483 pp. Color plates. Fine. First American Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine. 8vo.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$32.00
20) 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
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