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Caravansary Alone in Moslem Places, De Combray, Richard
21 Caravansary Alone in Moslem Places
De Combray, Richard
Garden City Doubleday 1978 0385112068 / 9780385112062 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, stamped gold author's signature on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black & white photographs. 179 pp. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, with faintest hint of soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Richard de Combray takes the reader by every conceivable means oftransportation, from Rolls-Royce to camel, on an adventurous and often amusing journey along the coast of North Africa and into the Middle East, with personal glimpses of life in the Moslem world. 018098

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Nile, Devine, Laurie
22 Nile
Devine, Laurie
New York Simon & Schuster 1983 0-671-45170-7 / 9780671451707 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green-gray boards with clean gold cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 476 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A sweeping multi-generational saga which captures unforgettably the human underpinnings of the Middle East today. 8vo. Fiction. 014009

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A Traveller on Horseback - In Eastern Turkey and Iran, Dodwell, Christina
23 A Traveller on Horseback - In Eastern Turkey and Iran
Dodwell, Christina
New York Walker and Co. 1989 0802710786 / 9780802710789 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean unfaded green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with color photographs. 191 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's travel by horseback to remote and challenging areas of the Middle East. 018523

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24 The Murder of Lawrence of Arabia
Eden, Matthew
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1979 0-690-01790-1 / 9780690017908 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Hint of fading to extreme upper board edges. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean red endpapers. 271 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. T. E. Lawrence died in what the jury decided was a motorcylce accident just eleven weeks after his retirement from the Royal Air Force. But what if Lawrence had been planning to resurrect his old image as the mythic savior of teh Arabs? What if he was plotting with Palestinian and Arab leaders to launch an uprising against the ever-increasing number of Jewish immigrants to the Middle East in 1935? 8vo. Historical Fiction. 009618

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The Rare Adventure, Fergusson, Bernard
25 The Rare Adventure
Fergusson, Bernard
New York Rinehart & Co. 1954 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black boards with with gold and white lettering on spine. Slight fading to edges at top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 246 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 015075

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The Rare Adventure, Fergusson, Bernard
26 The Rare Adventure
Fergusson, Bernard
New York Rinehart & Co. 1954 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black boards with orange and white lettering on spine. Hint of slight wear to top and bottom spine edge, corners are sharp. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight tanning). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Publisher's emblem on copyright page, indicating first printing. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, slightest hint of wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A fine British adventure/intrigue novel set in the Middle East. 015675

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Song of the Arab: The Religious Ceremonies, Shrines and Folk Music of the Holy Land Christian Arab, Foley, Rolla
27 Song of the Arab: The Religious Ceremonies, Shrines and Folk Music of the Holy Land Christian Arab
Foley, Rolla
New York MacMillan 1953 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps (old city of Jerusalem and Holy Land). 170 pgs. with bibliography. Dustjacket has corner clips to inside front flap (price still intact), small chip at base of spine, two closed edge tears, some spine fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Middle East. 013133

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The Last Hero, Forbath, Peter
28 The Last Hero
Forbath, Peter
New York Simon & Schuster 1988 0671242857 / 9780671242855 First Edition, First Printings Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean pale gray boards with clean blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean gray endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 729 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, tiny closed edge tear at top front flap fold (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A spellbinding novel about the greatest adventure of the Victorian age. The time is just after the fall of Khartoum and the beheading of General Gordon in 1885, when the British, suffering one of the most humiliating defeats in their history, were driven out of the Sudan by the Mahdi and his Dervish legions of fanatical horsemen. 018204

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29 Captured By the Arabs
Foster, James H.
New York A. L. Burt 1933 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Orange cloth boards with black stamped lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very faint soiling. Slight wear to corners at top and bottom of spine. Binding is tight & square; pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; small previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 244 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 013602

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Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East, Frady, Marshall
30 Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East
Frady, Marshall
New York Harper's Magazine Press/Harper & Row 1971 06-122500-2 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gold/brown tweed boards with gold cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers with previous owner name on front free endpaper. 199 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Travel through Egypt, Jordan and Israel, lands which have been the unseen landscape of author's childhood and whose scriptural sagas had formed the dramturgy of his own work. Marshall Frady finds between Arabs and Israelis a collision of two ages, a blind grappling of two dialectics, two realities, each barely comprehensible to the other. 8vo. Middle East. 013684

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Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War as Seen By NPR's Correspondent, Garrels, Anne
31 Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War as Seen By NPR's Correspondent
Garrels, Anne
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 2003 0-374-52903-5 / 9780374529031 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Maroon boards with maroon cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Slight damp stain to rear board, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. 222 pgs. Bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As National Public Radio's senior foreign correspondent, Anne Garrels has covered conflicts in Chechnya, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. She is renowned for direct, down-to-earth, insightful reporting, and for her independent take on what she sees. 8vo. Middle East. 013256

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Sahara - The Great Desert, Gautier, E. F. (Authorized translation by Dorothy Ford Mayhew)
32 Sahara - The Great Desert
Gautier, E. F. (Authorized translation by Dorothy Ford Mayhew)
New York: Morningside Heights Columbia University Press 1935 First American Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, authorized translation by Dorothy Ford Mayhew, Librarian, Institute of Geographical Exploration, Harvard University; with a Foreword by Douglas Johnson, Professor of Physiography in Columbia University. Clean brown cloth boards with black illustration on cover wrapping around spine and rear board. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Small edge fragment of bookplate on front paste-down, small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 264 pp. with index, fold-out map in excellent condition at rear of book. Illustrated with sepia photographs, diagrams. 020321

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The 92nd Tiger, Gilbert, Michael
33 The 92nd Tiger
Gilbert, Michael
Harper & Row 1973 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or bookplates. 212 pgs. Dustjacket is unclipped, has chip at base of spine (maximum 1/3"), two tiny closed tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 005590

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The 92nd Tiger, Gilbert, Michael
34 The 92nd Tiger
Gilbert, Michael
Harper & Row 1973 0-06-011533-5 / 9780060115333 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No wear, very slight shallow bump to board edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 212 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, a few tiny faint spots to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012225

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The Same Scourge, Goldthorpe, John
35 The Same Scourge
Goldthorpe, John
New York G. P. Putnam's 1956 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with blue-black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean, with slight dust-speckling to edges. Endpapers intact; no names, writing or marks. 311 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, small chips at base of spine, wear to spine corners. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story of the Roman occupation of Palestine and the crucifiction of Christ. 8vo. Religion. 013670

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36 The Death Merchant: The Rise and Fall of Edwin P. Wilson
Goulden, Joseph C.
New York Simon & Schuster 1984 0-671-49341-8 / 9780671493417 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 455 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new mylar cover. The story of the master dealer in illicit arms, Edwin P. Wilson; multi-million dollar weapons deals, CIA intrigue, international terrorism. 8vo. True Crime. 009844

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Living By the Sword: America and Israel in the Middle East, Green, Stephen
37 Living By the Sword: America and Israel in the Middle East
Green, Stephen
Brattleboro, VT Amana Books 1988 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 279 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Traces the efforts of the U.S. and Israel to seek a military solution to the Arab-Israeili conflict, in the period from 1968 to 1987. 8vo. Middle East. 017345

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Desert Winds, Hafsa
38 Desert Winds
Hafsa
New York/London The Century Co. 1927 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black illustration and stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 386 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and a clean fold-out map. 8vo. Adventure. 011698

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The Powder Barrel, Haggard, William
39 The Powder Barrel
Haggard, William
New York Ives Washburn, Publisher 1965 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Clean unfaded orange boards with black lettering on spine. Tiny bump to base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 184 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, hint of slight edge wear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of political intrigue set in the Middle East. 8vo. Fiction. 017326

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Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Hazleton, Lesley
40 Jerusalem, Jerusalem
Hazleton, Lesley
Boston and New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1986 0-87113-064-5 / 9780871130648 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean red boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 243 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift quality. "Everyone who cares about Israel should read Lesley Hazleton's Jerusalem, Jerusalem. Through the strong feelings and ifnormed mind of an ardent admirer one sees the internal threats that confront Israel as muc has extern pressures: religious intolerance, racism, impatience with democracy. Ms. Hazleton brings tormenting truths to life." - Anthony Lewis of the New York Times 8 Vo. Israel. 012237

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