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LABRADOR LOOKS AT THE ORIENT Notes of Travel in the Near and the Far East

By: Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1928


Some rubbing to covers especially top spine. Apparent marginal light dampstaining to last couple of pages; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 298 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


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


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

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LORDS OF THE HORIZONS A History of the Ottoman Empire

By: Goodwin, Jason

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt, 1999


For three hundred years, the Ottoman empire in the Middle East teetered on the brink of collapse. Then it collapsed. The definitive history of this misunderstood time; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 352 pages View more info

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LORDS OF THE HORIZONS A History of the Ottoman Empire

By: Goodwin, Jason

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt, 1999

Edition: First American Edition


For three hundred years, the Ottoman empire in the Middle East teetered on the brink of collapse. Then it collapsed. The definitive history of this misunderstood time; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 352 pages View more info

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MECCA

By: Stewart, Desmond

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Newsweek, 1980


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

MOTORING WITH MOHAMMED Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea

By: Hansen, Eric

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1991

Edition: First Edition


Slight wear, one small tear, and sticker residue to DJ; Author Hansen was shipwrecked off the coast of Yemen and buried his journals there upon resuce, thinking to pick them up in a few days. It was years before he took up the search and the shipwreck and the subsequent return journey is the subject of this book ; 8vo; 240 pages View more info

MOTORING WITH MOHAMMED Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea

By: Hanson, Ed

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1991


8vo; 240 pages View more info

MOTORING WITH MOHAMMED Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea

By: Hansen, Eric

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1991

Edition: First Edition


Author Hansen was shipwrecked off the coast of Yemen and buried his journals there upon resuce, thinking to pick them up in a few days. It was years before he took up the search and the shipwreck and the subsequent return journey is the subject of this book ; 8vo; 240 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


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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PERSIAN ART 249 B. C. -A. D. 651 the Parthian and Sassanian Dynasties

By: Ghirshman, Roman

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Press, 1962


Wear to DJ extremities with laminate peeling; Lavishly illustrated with numerous fold-outs; The Arts of Mankind; B&W and Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 401 pages View more info

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PHILBY OF ARABIA

By: Monroe, Elizabeth

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber, 1973


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

RED SEA NIGHTS

By: Makin, William J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, National Travel Club, 1933

Edition: First Edition


Gilt spine lettering a bit faded; 8vo; 327 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


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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SANDSTORMS Days and Nights in Arabia

By: Theroux, Peter

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: Book Club Edition


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