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1 Brugsch-Bey, Heinrich Egypt Under the Pharoahs
London Bracken Books 1996 0091850495 / 9780091850494 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations and maps. Previous owner's details excised from upper corner of front free end paper. xxviii, 469 pages + maps A reprint of the 1902 edition of this carefully composed picture of the 30 dynasties that ruled ancient Egypt with genealogical tables and maps. ID271763 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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To The Promised Land The Birth of Israel, Dan, Uri
2 Dan, Uri To The Promised Land The Birth of Israel
New York Doubleday 1988 0385245971 / 9780385245975 1st US Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Lower corners a little rubbed. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 285 pages Celebrates the 40th anniversary of Israeli statehood. Chronicles the events from Theodor Herzl's First Zionist Congress in 1897 to David Ben Gurion's 1948 proclamation of Israel's sovereignty to the UN. ID292788 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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3 Eban, Abba My Country: The Story of Modern Israel
New York Random House 1972 0394463145 / 9780394463148 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ has some edge wear and is now protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 304pages. ID239527 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Great War for Civilisation. The Conquest of the Middle East, Fisk, Robert
4 Fisk, Robert The Great War for Civilisation. The Conquest of the Middle East
London 4th Estate 2005 0007203837 / 9780007203833 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations/maps. A large heavy tome. xxvi, 1366 pages ID262679 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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5 Ginsbourg, A. (Commentaries) & Arlelli (Photographs) Israel
Jerusalem Steimatzky's Agency 1964 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size. Very Good, in Very Good Dustjacket - light tape marks to end papers. B/W photos. Gift inscription to half title 138pages ID4459 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Last Sunset, Harper, Stephen
6 Harper, Stephen Last Sunset
London Collins 1978 0002164582 / 9780002164580 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 208 pages What happened in Aden? Why were the British there? Why did they leave? What has happened to Aden since? A lively account of 129 years of British occupation. ID250539 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Genius of Arab Civilization. Source of Renaissance, Hayes, John (Editor)
7 Hayes, John (Editor) The Genius of Arab Civilization. Source of Renaissance
Oxford Phaidon 1978 0714818828 / 9780714818825 1st thus Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - card wraps. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with colour photographs and colour and black and white drawings. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 231 pages Noted international authorities discuss the achievements of Arabic/Islamic culture emphasising the contributions to the European Renaissance and to the modern world. ID283449 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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A History of the Arab Peoples, Hourani, Albert
8 Hourani, Albert A History of the Arab Peoples
London The Folio Society 2009 1st thus Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. An excellent copy. Fine condition in a Near Fine Slipcase. Illustrated with colour plates. Maps to endpapers. Introduction and Afterword by Malise Ruthven. 659 pages A scholarly account of the countries where Arabic is the main language and Islam the most widespread religion. It covers the period from the 7th Century to virtually the time of publication. ID293382 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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From An Antique Land. Ancient and Modern in the Middle East, Huxley, Julian
9 Huxley, Julian From An Antique Land. Ancient and Modern in the Middle East
Boston Beacon Hills Books 1968 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 336 pages A travelogue of Julian Huxley's tour of the Middle East illustrated with his own photographs. ID281528 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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10 Kaufman, Gerald TO BUILD THE PROMISED LAND
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1973 0297765094 / 9780297765097 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD Dustjacket.DJ protected in plastic sleeve. DJ slightly chipped at upper edge with several closed tears. No loss. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. Previous owner's initials to front free endpaper and clipped from Half Title page. [price-clipped] Maps to endpapers. 259 pages ID224786 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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The Kingdom, Lacey, Robert
11 Lacey, Robert The Kingdom
London Hutchinson 1981 0091457904 / 9780091457907 Reprint Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Endpapers illustrated. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 631 pages The Kingdom is the story of Sa'udi Arabia, of the country, of the family that rules it. Robert Lacey spent four years researching this story, living in Sa'udi Arabia. ID290431 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The World of Islamic Civilization, Le Bon, Gustave [Translated by David Macrae]
12 Le Bon, Gustave [Translated by David Macrae] The World of Islamic Civilization
Tudor Publishing Company 1974 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Bookplate to Front Pastedown. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 144 pages A history of the Islamic world including its influence on Europe. ID276181 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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13 Lockwood, Rupert Crisis in Egypt
Sydney Current Book Distributors 1952 1st Edition Staple Bound 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Uncommon. 16 pages A series of short articles on issues relating to Egypt. ID267220 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Saladin: The Life, the Legend and the Islamic Empire, Man, John
14 Man, John Saladin: The Life, the Legend and the Islamic Empire
London Bantam Press 2015 059307372X / 9780593073728 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. 287 pages ID290893 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Atlas of the Middle East, Mehler, Carle (Project Editor)
15 Mehler, Carle (Project Editor) Atlas of the Middle East
Washington, DC National Geographic Society 2006 0792250664 / 9780792250661 Reprint Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Colour maps and some photographs. 96 pages ID293186 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Between Past and Present. Archaeology, Ideology and Nationalism in the Modern Middle East, Silberman, Neil Asher
16 Silberman, Neil Asher Between Past and Present. Archaeology, Ideology and Nationalism in the Modern Middle East
New York Henry Holt & Company 1989 08050906x 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black and white maps. 285 pages Shows how the politics of this turbulent region often influence and, at times are influenced by, the discoveries of archaeology. A fascinating look at the realities of contemporary archaeology. ID204453 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Great Cairo Mother of the World, Stewart, Desmond
17 Stewart, Desmond Great Cairo Mother of the World
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1969 0246985712 / 9780246985712 1st Edition Hardcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. .Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 223 pages A look at the history of Cairo, moving through the centuries introducing the people, their culture and their architecture. ID197613 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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