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Between Oxus and Jumna - A Journey in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, Toynbee, Arnold J.
61 Between Oxus and Jumna - A Journey in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan
Toynbee, Arnold J.
New York Oxford University Press 1961 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean golden brown cloth boards with architectural illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white and full color photographs. 211 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The region Mr. Toynbee (a famous historian) travels through and so vividly describes has been the theater of decisive events in mankind's history and has again and again demanded the attention of historians. Share his experiences and his vivid descriptions of people, incidents and country as he journeys by lorry, jeep, landrover, airplane and by foot. 027187

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Arabian Horse: His Country and People - with Portraits of Typical or Famous Arabians also a Map of the Country of the Arabian Horse, and a Descriptive Glossary of Arabic Words and Proper Names, Tweedie, Major-General W.
62 The Arabian Horse: His Country and People - with Portraits of Typical or Famous Arabians also a Map of the Country of the Arabian Horse, and a Descriptive Glossary of Arabic Words and Proper Names
Tweedie, Major-General W.
Los Angeles Borden Publishing Company 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean large hardcover book with dust jacket printed in 1961 in Los Angeles, California - reproduced from the original 1894 edition published in England. Clean blue-black leather-like boards with gold Arabian horse head on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Size of book is approximately 9-1/2" x 12-1/2". Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Clean light blue endpapers. Illustrated with beautiful full color plates, many black and white drawings. 411 pages with index; large fold-out map at rear of book is in perfect condition. Clean dust jacket has a few tiny edge chips, crooked closed tear near top of spine, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gorgeous book covering the history of the Arabian horse from ancient times to modern times. 027936

Price: 150.00 USD
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63 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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Immortal: A Military History of Iran and Its Armed Forces, Ward, Steven R.
64 Immortal: A Military History of Iran and Its Armed Forces
Ward, Steven R.
Washington DC Georgetown University Press 2009 1589012585 / 9781589012585 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gorgeous, as new condition with signature of author on the title page. Clean black cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine. Very slight bump to one spine corner; no fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No previous owner markings. 380 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024605

Price: 65.00 USD
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My Winter on the Nile, Warner, Charles Dudley
65 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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The Tower of Babel, West, Morris L.
66 The Tower of Babel
West, Morris L.
New York William Morrow 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red boards with black cloth spine, silver and gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Endpapers illustrated with maps of the Middle East; very small previous owner inscription at top edge of front free endpaper. 361 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has two tiny closed edge tears at base of rear panel, corner price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The Middle East on the brink of the Six-Day War is the setting for this brilliant novel. 8vo. Fiction. 013223

Price: 12.00 USD
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Five Thousand Years of Pakistan - An Archaeological Outline, Wheeler, R. E. M.
67 Five Thousand Years of Pakistan - An Archaeological Outline
Wheeler, R. E. M.
London Royal India & Pakistan Society 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dustjacket. Clean beige boards with clean unfaded green cloth spine, black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previoius owner note at top corner of front free endpaper ("Purchased December 21, '53 at Consulate General of Pakistan, 12 East 65th Street, New York). Preface by Honorable Fazlur Rahman. 150 pgs. with drawings and diagrams, plus many pages of black & white photographic plates. Dustjacket is slightly age toned, has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, one very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A look at the imposing material heritage of Pakistan in the form of ancient buildings, sites and cultures prior to the death of the Emperor Angrangzeb in A.D. 1707. 018070

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