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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

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) 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

. SMITH, Anthony.
Blind White Fish In Persia.
London: Reader's Union, 1954.
Cloth, 231pp. Fine in d/w.

Was: $45     Sale Price: $22.50     Book Number: 12805         Order / Enquire

Toronto: Little Brown and Company, (1969). First edition.
Cloth, 370pp. Fine in d/w.
The story of Cairo from the early days six thousand years ago to the time when this work was published. A fascinating account, written by someone who has lived in Cairo for many years.

Was: $60     Sale Price: $30.00     Book Number: 8688         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

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

ANNRAIDH, Eileain.
Islands of Storm.
(Chester Springs, PA): Dufour Editions, (1991). First edition.
Cloth, 320pp. Fine in a nice d/w.

$35     Book Number: 28750         Order / Enquire

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

NP: no publisher, nd. (196-?)
Cloth, 59pp. A nice copy in a very good d/w.

Was: $35     Sale Price: $17.50     Book Number: 11002         Order / Enquire

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

$35     Book Number: 9900         Order / Enquire

ASHER, Michael.
A Desert Dies.
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1986). First U.S. edition.
Cloth, 330pp. Fine in d/w.
A first hand account of the drought in the Sudan from 1982 to 1985, while the author was living with the Kababish, a nomadic tribe of the Sahara desert.

Was: $65     Sale Price: $32.50     Book Number: 10759         Order / Enquire

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. A biographical Study.
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, (1956). Second impression.
Cloth, 334pp. Name o/w a nice copy in a very good d/w.
An account of De Lesseps and the Suez Canal project.

Was: $35     Sale Price: $17.50     Book Number: 14711         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

BEATTY, Charles.
His Country Was The World. A Study of Gordon of Khartoum.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1954. First edition.
Cloth, 296pp. Spine faded at foot o/w a nice copy in d/w which is faded on the spine.
A biography of Gordon of Khartoum.

Was: $60     Sale Price: $30.00     Book Number: 11555         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

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

BISCH, Jorgen.
Behind the Veil in Arabia.
New York: E.P. Dutton, (1962). First U.S. edition.
Cloth, 148pp. Fine in d/w with wear to extremities.
Bisch travelled many regions of the Hadramaut and Saudi Arabia disguised as an Arab, sometimes wearing contact lenses to transform his blue eyes to brown. Sewn into his clothing was a miniature camera with which he was able to take his remarkable photographs.

Was: $50     Sale Price: $25.00     Book Number: 11528         Order / Enquire

BLANCH, Lesley.
Pavillons of the Heart.
New York: Putnam's, (1974). First edition.
Tall 8vo., cloth, 192pp. A nice copy in a near fine d/w.

Was: $65     Sale Price: $32.50     Book Number: 9306         Order / Enquire

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