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REVOLT IN THE DESERT

By: Lawrence, T. E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1927

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 18587

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light shelfwear. One corner lightly bumped. Front hinge started. Light foxing throughout ; Fold out map at rear. More accessible abridged version of Seven Pillars of Wisdom, detailing author's clandestine trip to Mecca ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 446 pages View more info

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CORRESPONDENCE WITH HENRY WILLIAMSON

By: Lawrence, T. E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hants, Castle Hill Press: 2000

Order Number: 17891

ISBN: 1-873141-31-9

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


# 236 of 702 copies. Bound in cloth; T. E. Lawrence Letters; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 219 pages View more info

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SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM A Triumph

By: Lawrence, T. E.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1935

Edition: 1st British Trade Edition

Order Number: 18183

Condition: Very Good+


Slight staining to boards; B&W Illustrations; 4to; 672 pages View more info

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CORRESPONDENCE WITH BERNARD AND CHARLOTTE SHAW [VOLUME ONE] 1922-1926

By: Lawrence, T. E.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Woodgreen Common, Castle Hill Press: 2000

Order Number: 8832

ISBN: 1-873141-27-0

Condition: Near Fine


Volume one of a projected three volume set, volume two having been published in 2003. One of 45 copies bound in quarter brown goatskin. Top edge gilt. Slipcase; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 227 pages View more info

SHAW-EDE T. E. Lawrence's Letters to H. S. Ede 1927-1935

By: Lawrence, T. E.

Price: $426.53

Publisher: Waltham, Golden Cockerel Press: 1942

Edition: Limited Edition

Order Number: 8793

Condition: Very Good+


Small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown ; Limited edition of 470, of which this is number 238. Original quarter dark morocco, slipcase; 8vo; 62 pages View more info

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GALILAA

By: Loti, Pierre

Price: $66.92

Publisher: Dresden, Carl Reissner: N.D.

Order Number: 11179

Condition: Very Good+


Binding could be tighter; Ribbon bookmark. No date, circa 1920s. In German ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 195 pages View more info

RED SEA NIGHTS

By: Makin, William J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, National Travel Club: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 2011

Condition: Very Good+


Gilt spine lettering a bit faded; 8vo; 327 pages View more info

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PHILBY OF ARABIA

By: Monroe, Elizabeth

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1973

Order Number: 15705

ISBN: 0-571-09464-3

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slightly cocked. Wear with small tears to price clipped DJ. Previous owner's name to front endpaper ; St. John Philby spent much time in Arabia, with one foot in the Muslim world and one foot in the Western world, in Britain ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 332 pages View more info

FREYA STARK

By: Moorehead, Caroline

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 1985

Order Number: 15128

ISBN: 0-14-008108-9

Condition: Very Good+


Biography of the writer/traveller ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 144 pages View more info

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LAWRENCE OF ARABIA The Man and the Motive

By: Nutting, Anthony

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N. Potter: 1961

Order Number: 15381

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


From around the time of the play "Ross" and the film "Lawrence of Arabia" comes this timely biography ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages View more info

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LAWRENCE OF ARABIA The Man and the Motive

By: Nutting, Anthony

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N. Potter: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18019

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages View more info

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T.E. LAWRENCE A Bibliography

By: O'Brien, Philip

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Boston, G. K. Hall & Company: 1988

Order Number: 15765

ISBN: 0-8161-8945-5

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ. Binding could be tighter; Comprehensive source of precise information about Lawrence's published writing as well as critical and biographical works, over one hundred in all. Divided into sections; books written by Lawrence and books written about him ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 724 pages View more info

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338171 T.E. Lawrence of Arabia

By: Ocampo, Victoria

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Victor Collancz Ltd: 1963

Edition: First English Edition

Order Number: 17892

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


DJ lighly chipped ; 8vo; 128 pages View more info

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THE PERSIAN PUZZLE The Conflict between Iran and America

By: Pollack, Kenneth M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11704

ISBN: 1-4000-6315-9

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped; In 2002 Author Pollack wrote a book which argued for an immediate invasion and occupation of Iraq. After public opinion had safely turned against that disaster, he renounced his previous support and resolved to be more cautious about the next war--he argues against invading and occupying Iran. ; '; 8vo; 539 pages View more info

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THE MESNEVI [BOOK THE FIRST] Usually Known As the Mesneviyi Sherif, or Holy Mesnevi of Mevlana (Our Lord) Jelalu-'d-Din, Muhammed, Er-Rumi

By: Redhouse, James W. (translator)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Truebner & Co.: 1881

Order Number: 2007

Condition: Very Good


Some fraying to top and bottom spine and with minor rubbing to extremities. Hinges started ; Illustrated by a Selection of Characteristic Anecdotes, as collected by their historian, Mevlana Shemsu-'d-Din Ahmed, El Eflaki, El Arifi. Clay colored boards with gilt ornate ; Trübner's Oriental Series; 8vo; 290 pages View more info

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FREYA STARK IN SOUTHERN ARABIA

By: Ruthven, Malise

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Reading, Garnet Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15764

ISBN: 1-85964-005-2

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ; Noted Arabian traveller Stark spent some of the 1930s and 40s in Yemen, then under British rule. During WWII she was sent there to counteract Italian propaganda. Rarely explored by Westerners, her knowlege of Arabic set her apart and she was able to take many photos even after the war, the last of which in this book is from 1976; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 120 pages View more info

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PASSIONATE PILGRIMS English Travelers to the World of the Desert Arabs

By: Simmons, James C.

Price: $9.38

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15768

ISBN: 0-688-06559-7

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Binding cracked in two spots ; Interesting look at British men and women drawn to Arabia from the eighteenth to the early twentieth centuries; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 399 pages View more info

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THE SOUTHERN GATES OF ARABIA A Journey in the Hadbramaut

By: Stark, Freya

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17932

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly soiled and with light rubbing to extremities. ; Adventures in what is today Saudi Arabia; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 328 pages View more info

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A WINTER IN ARABIA

By: Stark, Freya

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16457

Condition: Very Good+


Spine very slightly cocked. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper; journeying hither and thither in Arabia starting late in 1937 ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 328 pages View more info

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ALEXANDER'S PATH From Caria to Cilicia

By: Stark, Freya

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1958

Order Number: 16446

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Wear with chipping, staining, and open tears to price clipped DJ. Residue to endpapers. Front hinge started. Binding not tight ; Author Stark searches for the trail of Alexander the Great ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 283 pages View more info

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ROME ON THE EUPHRATES

By: Stark, Freya

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16448

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ. Boards slightly faded. Top corners bumped; Beautiful fold-out map at rear. A history of the frontier of the Euphrates river through 800 years of Roman warfare. Up to the time of writing, the country had changed very little; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 481 pages View more info

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THE LAND OF THE GREAT SOPHY

By: Stevens, Roger

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Taplinger Publishing Company: 1979

Order Number: 15926

ISBN: 0-8008-4540-4

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to price clipped DJ. Slight browning to endpapers; Originally published in 1961 and revised twice to reflect changes in Iranian society; 8vo; 332 pages View more info

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MECCA

By: Stewart, Desmond

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Newsweek: 1980

Order Number: 15938

ISBN: 0-88225-287-9

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ; Photographs by Mohamed Amin; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 172 pages View more info

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SANDSTORMS Days and Nights in Arabia

By: Theroux, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1990

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 15935

ISBN: 0-393-02841-0

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ. Previous owner's sticker to front pastedown ; An American's everyday exploits in the Middle East; 8vo; 281 pages View more info

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ARABIAN SANDS

By: Thesiger, Wilfred

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18611

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


One very small chip to top spine ; Author Thesiger travelled for five years among the desert tribes of southern Arabia. Folding map tipped into rear endpaper - "The remarkable true story of one of the last great adventures of modern times". ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 326 pages View more info