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Cairo and How to See It
1 Cairo and How to See It

Cairo, Egypt Les Editions Universitaires D'Egypte 1954 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on cover, silver advertising for Air France on rear board. Slight fading to cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright. Small previous owner initials and date 1954 at top edge of front free endpaper. 187 pgs. with clean fold-out map of Cairo at rear of book (excellent condition). Illustrated with photographs of buildings and antiquities. "Welcome to Egypt" pamphlet from Air France in excellent condition also enclosed. Book details history of the area and important sites, architecture; itinerary for one day; two days; four days; a week. 12mo. Middle East. 012706

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The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel, Alaa Al Aswany
2 The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel
Alaa Al Aswany
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2015 0307957217 / 9780307957214 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in brand new condition. Very clean yellow boards with deeper yellow cloth spine bright gold lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. 475 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026206

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3 The Fertile Crescent: Travels in the Footsteps of Ancient Science
Anderson, Clifford N.
New York Exposition Press 1968 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings, photographs and maps. 329 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very light superficial rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The golden era of intellectual advancement - from before the sixth century B.C. through the fourth century A.D. Contributions made by Mesopotamia, Greece and Egypt to the miracles of modern science. 8vo. Ancient History. 011388

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4 Looking For Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold stamped decoration on cover, gold stamped lettering on spine. Slight bumping to corner tips, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has edge chips and small closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ancient History. 010617

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Looking for Dilmun, Bibby, Geoffrey
5 Looking for Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Slight wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with drawings, photographic plates and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping & wear at top & bottom of spine, slight corner wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great ancient civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000-year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer and the Indus Valley. Large 8vo. Archaeology. 011762

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6 Looking for Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with 32 pages of halftone photographs, 41 line drawings, and 9 maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, hint of very slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000-year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer, and the Indus Valley. Large 8vo. Archaeology. 016006

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The Soul of Egypt - The Charm and Needs of the Land of the Nile, Boutros, Allison Douglas
7 The Soul of Egypt - The Charm and Needs of the Land of the Nile
Boutros, Allison Douglas
London Marshall, Morgan & Scott 1936 Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Hardcover book in original dust jacket, inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Illustrated with black and white drawings. Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Some foxing to pages throughout. No previous owner markings. Author inscription in pencil on front free endpaper: "The Lottie Young Circle - with the Author's grateful appreciation - Allison D. Boutros." 126 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024720

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8 Merry Men
Chute, Carolyn
Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. Harcourt Brace 1994 0-15-159270-5 / 9780151592708 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean teal boards with clean red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip, no other wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 695 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An epic saga that takes place in Egypt, Maine. Large 8vo. Fiction. 013209

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Mascots - Military Mascots from Ancient Egypt to Modern Korea, Downey, Fairfax
9 Mascots - Military Mascots from Ancient Egypt to Modern Korea
Downey, Fairfax
New York Coward McCann 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Closed 2" edge tear to page 141. Illustrated by Augusto Marin. 141 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has one very short closed edge tear (under 1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The well-loved pets of military units from the time of ancient Egypt to 1954. 020511

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Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East, Frady, Marshall
10 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 First 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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AN EGYPTIAN JOURNAL, Golding, William
11 AN EGYPTIAN JOURNAL
Golding, William
New York Faber And Faber 1985 0571135935 / 9780571135936 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean (very slight tanning to pages). Clean bright yellow endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many color and black and white photographs. 207 pages. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (19.95 on front inside flap), no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Nobel prize winning author William Golding shares his day-to-day account of his Egyptian journey which he and his wife made shortly after he won the prize in 1983. 022359

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Joseph in Egypt (two volumes in slipcase), Mann, Thomas
12 Joseph in Egypt (two volumes in slipcase)
Mann, Thomas
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1938 Sixth Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean two-volume set, complete with pristine original slipcase. Volume II still has original glassine wrapper. Black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Bindings are tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Sturdy slipcase is clean, unmarked. 023938

Price: 50.00 USD
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Mirage, McKenney, Ruth
13 Mirage
McKenney, Ruth
New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing, 1956" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean blue boards (slight fading to edges) with clean black cloth spine, silver, gold and blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 726 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, unclipped (4.95 on front inside flap), has slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An historical novel of love, fate and conquest in Napoleon's Egypt. In October, 1797, Remi Saint-Victor had served just four years of his sentence, "Solitary confinement for the rest of his natural life." After a miraculous release from prison, he returns to France, resuming his career of undisputed genius as a chemist. The degree to which he succeeds involves him in Napoleon Bonaparte's adventure into Egypt as one of his two personal secretaries. 021783

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Donovan Pasha - And Some People of Egypt, Parker, Gilbert
14 Donovan Pasha - And Some People of Egypt
Parker, Gilbert
New York D. Appleton 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram DD - Decorative Designers). Dark blue cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover, gold lettering and small crescent moon and star on spine. Light surface wear to corners, no fraying; a few very light scratches to cloth surface on cover. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Previous owner name and date (1902) written on front free endpaper. Color frontispiece by R. Talbot Kelly with clean tissue guard, 392 pages with glossary; 12 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022243

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In A Glass Lightly: Notes on Wine and Wining, Ray, Cyril
15 In A Glass Lightly: Notes on Wine and Wining
Ray, Cyril
New York A. S. Barnes 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Quentin Blake. 194 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A light-hearted account of one man's enjoyment of life in general, but of wine in particular--and other liquid indulgences! Mr. Ray traveled widely and drunk adventurously, from the Clos des Pyramides in Egypt to eau de vie of holly-berries in Alsace, and he has engaging stories to tell. 027526

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Cairo: The City Victorious, Rodenbeck, Max
16 Cairo: The City Victorious
Rodenbeck, Max
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1999 0-679-44651-6 / 9780679446514 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean maroon boards with brown spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump at top spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 300 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Book review from Business Week laid in. A dazzling, cultural excavation of one of the world's greatest cities--from its ancient beginnings through the heights of medieval splendor, to the present day--by a gifted writer who has spent much of his life in Cairo. 017552

Price: 18.00 USD
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To Hell In A Handbasket, Smith, H. Allen
17 To Hell In A Handbasket
Smith, H. Allen
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1962 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean turquoise boards with black cloth spine, blue title box and decoration on spine, gold lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 341 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket designed by SIdney Butchkes is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the great American humorists takes us through his youth and young manhood, beginning in Little Egypt, Illinois and rocketing through newspaper offices in Indiana, Kentucky, Florida, Oklahoma, Colorado, and New York. 025011

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18 This Fiery Night
Vatsek, Joan
New York Harper & Brothers 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean orange boards with orange cloth spine, yellow flame and black lettering on spine. One small (1/4") closed tear at base of spine, no other wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 376 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chip at base of spine, tiny corner chip at top rear corner of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "This is a rich and complex story of the decadent Egypt which led to Nasser. The merit of Joan Vatsek's narrative is that it covers almost every level of this society with a quiet authority, memorable characters, and with a gifted pen." - Maxwell Geismar 8vo. Historical Fiction. 010796

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The Mummy - A History of the Extraordinary Practices of Ancient Egypt, Wallis, E.A.
19 The Mummy - A History of the Extraordinary Practices of Ancient Egypt
Wallis, E.A.
New York Bell Publishing 1989 0517675803 / 9780517675809 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Reprint with new Foreword by B. L Masterson, in clean unchipped dust jacket. Unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Illustrated with 90 black and white line drawings. 404 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, is enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025566

Price: 15.00 USD
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My Winter on the Nile, Warner, Charles Dudley
20 My Winter on the Nile
Warner, Charles Dudley
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1904 Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Rust brown cloth boards with bevelled edges, gold ship on cover, goldl ettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard. 496 pages with index. 027029

Price: 30.00 USD
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