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The King of Hedjaz nd Arab Independence. With A Facsimile Of The Proclamation Of June 27, 1916. Together with the Proclamation issued at Baghdad by Lieut.-General Sir Stanley Maude, after the occupation of that city by the British Forces.
London: Hayman, Christy & Lilly, Ltd., 1917. First edition.
8vo., orig. printed cream wrappers lettered in red, 16pp. Wrappers slightly browned around the edges, some very light soiling but in fact a near fine copy. `


$600     Book Number: 31499         Order / Enquire


WAUTERS, A.J.
Stanley's Emin Pasha Expedition.
London: John C. Nimmo, 1890. First edition.
8vo., orig. green cloth with a pictorial gilt panel on the upper cover, xvii, 378, (32)pp.ads dated "January 1890." Inner hinges cracked, the folding map has a five inch tear with no loss o/w a near fine copy.
An account of Stanley's last and most difficult journey. Stanley was put in charge of an army of rifleman formed by the Emin Pasha Relief Committee to secure the rescue of the Emin Pasha. The rescue was undertaken after the fall of Khartoum when it was discovered that the Emin Pasha was holding out against the Mahdi's hordes.

$450     Book Number: 10740         Order / Enquire


ALI, Sidar Ikbal.
The Oriental Caravan A Revelation of the Soul and Mind of Asia. Edited by.....
London: Denis Archer, (1933). Second impression.
Tall 8vo., orig. pink cloth decorated in blue, 331pp. Bookplate, a couple of marks on the front free e/paper o/w near fine in d/w with wear to the spine ends.


$75     Book Number: 30514         Order / Enquire


ALLAN, Mea.
Palgrave of Arabia. The Life of William Gifford Palgrave 1826-88.
(London): Macmillan, (1972). First edition.
Cloth, 318pp. Fine in d/w.
Gifford Palgrave, son of Sir Francis Palgrave, joined the Indian army. After being converted to Catholicism, became a Jesuit missionary. In 1860 he witnessed the Syrian massacres when the Druses rose against the Maronites, and in 1862 was commissioned by Napoleon III to explore the unknown interior of Arabia.

$65     Book Number: 11549         Order / Enquire


ANON.
A Brief Guide To The Dome of the Rock and Al-Haram Al-Sharif.
Jerusalem: The Supreme Awqaf Council, 1954.
Sm.8vo., orig. paper wrappers, 96pp.
3" diagonal clip at corner of rear wrapper o/w fine.



$45     Book Number: 21632         Order / Enquire
 
 


ANON.
Lebanon. Land of Friendliness.
Beirut: "Les Lettres Orientales" , 1948.
Sm 4to., cloth, 154pp. Very good.


$35     Book Number: 9900         Order / Enquire


ASHMEAD-BARTLETT, E.
The Passing of the Shereefian Empire.
Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1910. First edition.
Tall thick 8vo., orig. red cloth, xii, 532pp. Rubber ownership stamp on e/papers and half title, some rubbing a very good copy.


$125     Book Number: 13997         Order / Enquire


BARATZ, Joseph.
A Village by the Jordan. The Story of Degania.
Tel Aviv: Press Department of Ichud Habonim, nd. (1960).
Orig. paper boards, 174pp. Light rubbing to edges o/w near fine.


$75     Book Number: 28313         Order / Enquire


BEATTY, Charles.
Ferdinand De Lesseps. The Man and His Times.
New York: Harper, (1956).
Cloth, 334pp. Bookplate o/w a fine copy in a nice d/w.
An account of De Lesseps and the Suez Canal project.

$35     Book Number: 29865         Order / Enquire


BIBBY, Geoffrey.
Looking for Dilmun.
New York: Knopf, 1969.
Tall 8vo., cloth, xvi, 384pp. Fine in a near fine d/w.
A first hand account of the search for the kingdom known to the Babylonians and Sumerians as Dilmun. This story covers a 15 year period of excavations.

$65     Book Number: 7750         Order / Enquire


BIDWELL, Robin.
Travellers In Arabia.
London: Hamlyn, (1976). First edition.
Tall 8vo., cloth, 224pp. Fine in d/w.
History of travel and exploration in Arabia; Burton, Palgrave, Neibuhr, etc.

$100     Book Number: 10553         Order / Enquire


BLUNT, Wilfrid Scawen.
Gordon At Khartoum Being A Personal Narrative Of Events In Continuation Of "A Secret History of the English Occupation of Egypt."
London: Published by Stephen Swift And Co. 1912. Second impression.
Tall 8vo., orig. cloth, (xvi), (665)pp. Bookplate of historian A.P. Thornton, some light wear to the foot of the spine o/w a very nice copy.


$200     Book Number: 33531         Order / Enquire


BREASTED, James Henry.
A History of Egypt From the Earliest Times to the Persian Conquest.
New York: Scribner's, 1948. Second edition, fully revised. Reprint.
4to., orig. blue cloth with elaborate decoration in gilt and red, (xxxii), 634pp. Bookplate, clipping tipped on e/paper o/w a fine bright copy of an attractive book in the d/w with has light wear to the spine ends.


$150     Book Number: 11559         Order / Enquire


BRENT, Peter.
Far Arabia. Explorers of the Myth.
Newton Abbot: Readers Union, 1978.
Cloth, 239pp. Perimeter of pages browned o/w fine in d/w.
A history of the exploration of Arabia.

$65     Book Number: 11545         Order / Enquire


BUDGE, E.A. Wallis.
The Mummy Chapters on Egyptian Funereal archaeology. With Eighty-Eight Illustrations.
Cambridge: At the University Press, 1894. Second edition.
Tall 8vo., this copy has been rebound in wine buckram with the original spine and upper cover laid down, xvi, 404pp. Near fine.


$185     Book Number: 25448         Order / Enquire


BUDGE, E.A. Wallis.
The Nile. Notes For Travellers In Egypt.
London: Thos. Cook & Son, ...... 1892. Second edition. C.T. Currelly's copy with his bookplate and signature in pencil.
8vo., orig. flexible rust cloth dec. in gilt, xvi, 374pp. Some light rubbing to the spine ends o/w near fine.
This guidebook includes short descriptions of the principal Egyptian monuments on each side of the Nile between Cairo and the Second Cataract (Wadi Halfah).

$250     Book Number: 24187         Order / Enquire


BURSTEIN, Stanley M. (editor).
Agatharchides Of Cnidus. On The Erythraean Sea. Translated and Edited by....
London: Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1989. Second Series, Vol. 172.
Tall 8vo., orig. blue cloth with a pictorial decoration in gilt on the upper board, xii, 202pp. Fine in a lightly rubbed d/w.


$125     Book Number: 33505         Order / Enquire


(BURTON). DODGE, Walter Phelps.
The Real Sir Richard Burton.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1907. Second edition.
Tall 8vo., orig. red cloth with a small pictorial gilt decoration on the upper board, 240pp. Fine.


$150     Book Number: 32402         Order / Enquire


BURTON, Richard F.
Personal Narrative Of A Pilgrimage To El-Medinah And Meccah. With Introduction by Bayard Taylor. With Map and Two Illustrations.
New York: G.P. Putnam & Co., 1856. First U.S. edition.
8vo., orig. brown cloth, (xvi), (17)-492pp. Bookplate, foxing to first few and last few leaves, one signature slightly sprung, some slight wear to the spine ends but still a very good copy.
The American edition of this work has been condensed with some passages omitted. "These do not affect the narrative or the incidents of the visit to the Holy Places, but chiefly relate to Lieut. burton's perliminary residence in Egypt, and to historical and ethnological considerations. An appendix is also omitted..."

$750     Book Number: 25971         Order / Enquire


BUTT, Gerald.
The Lion In The Sand.
(London): Bloomsbury, (1995). First edition.
Cloth, 215pp. Fine in d/w.
"...a book of true life stories woven into a succinct and very readable account of Britain's long involvement in the Middle East....."

$65     Book Number: 11546         Order / Enquire


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