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1 Cappadocia in English
Turkey Ticaret Matbaacilik Good 
6.5" x 9" Unpaginated with Color Illustrations on every page. Folding map after text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Map is undamaged. Decorative covers are rubbed. #001922 Size: 6.5" x 9" 
Price: 14.00 USD
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2 Harmony in Algerian Weaving Arts Populaires Ruraux 1
Algeria The Ministry of Agricultre and Agrarian Reform 1975 Very Good Minus 
158 pp with color illustrations throughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers have considerable rubbing. # 001880. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 Insight Guides Yemen
Houghton Mifflin 1992 0395662729 / 9780395662724 First Very Good 
Houghton Mifflin, 1992 329 pp with color illustrations on every page and 5 maps. Divided into "History and Culture," and "Places."Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Cover are clean and bright with some edgewear. #001911. Second Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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4 Orientteppiche heute. Hrsg. von der Orientteppichabteilung der Möbel-Pfister AG
Selbstverlag 1976 Good 
Selbstverlag, 1976 74 pp with color illustrations on every page. Text in German. Text is clean, tight with a very few notes in margin. Illustrated covers are clean, front has a dog-ear. Slender 4to. Large Format Softcover. Good. Slender 4to. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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5 The Holy Land Satellite Atlas Vol. 2
Rohr Publications 1999 As New No Jacket as Published Jacket 
Rohr Publications, 1999 New in a sealed cellophane wrapper that has several smll tears that do not effect the boards. Arial views of the archeological sites of Israel. Oversize book, postage will vary by destination. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket as Published. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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6 World Aeronautical Chart Lake Van (340) 6th Edition
Washington D.C. USAF Aeronautical Chart and Information Service 1954 Fine 
Cold War era flight map of Russia's southern boundary and the Lake Van area of Turkey. A World Aeronautical Chart (WAC) is a type of aeronautical chart used for navigation by pilots of moderate speed aircraft and aircraft at high altitudes. They are at a scale of 1:1,000,000 (about 1 inch = 13.7 nautical miles or 16 statute miles). Map is in "as new" condition. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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7 Albright, W. F. The Archaeology of Palestine
Pelican 1960 Fifth Printing Fair 
262 pp with B&W line drawings in text. Text is clean, tight, unmarked save for some ticks next to subjects in index, yellowed. Covers are rubbed. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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8 Allawi, Ali The Crisis of Islamic Civilization
New Haven, CT Yale University Press 2009 0300139314 / 9780300139310 First As New As New Jacket 
304 pp. Allawi explores how Islamic civilization began to unravel under colonial rule, as its institutions , laws and economics were replaced by inadequate modern equivalents. He also examines the backlash expressed through the increasing religiousity of Muslim societies and the spectacular rise of political Islam and its terrorist offshoots.Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket is bright and undamaged, not price-clipped. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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9 Allison, Robert J. (ed) Narratives of Barbary Captivity
R.R. Donnelley & Sons/ the Lakeside Press 2007 Fine No Jacket 
lxxiii, 322 pp with color and B&W illustrations throughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Top edge of pages gilt. Green cloth boards with gold-stamped titles are bright and undamaged. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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10 Archer, W. G. (ed) The Gulistan or Rose Garden of Sa'di
Capricorn 1966 Very Good 
256 pp. The Gullistan, or Rose Garden, is the foremost work of Persian literature, more widely quoted in all Islam than any other book except the Koran itself. That its fame is not equal in the Western world is due largely to the nature of its treatment of homosexual love. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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11 Baker, Sir Samuel W. The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia and the Sword Hunters of the Hamran Arabs
London MacMillan and Co 1883 Good No Jacket 
London: MacMillan and Co., 1883 413 pp with one map frontis and one folding map bound in, and 24 B&W illustrations in text. Text is clean and tight, unmarked except for one notation in margin that the book was acquired Christmas 1886. Front hinge cracked but holding. Green cloth boards with gold-stamped decor and titles are 'fair,' with some wrinkling and darkening. Described as a "new edition" from the original of 1867. A classical account of exploration that centers heavily on big game hunting. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Barbour, Nevill A Survey of North West Africa (The Maghrib)
London Oxford University Press 1959 First Fair No Jacket 
406 pp with a large undamaged folding map bound in after text. Text is clean and tight with some underlining. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpapers. Red cloth boards with gold-stamped titles on spine are rubbed.Issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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13 Barr, Pat A Curious Life for a : The Story of Isabella Bird a Remarkable Victorian Traveler
Doubleday & Co 1970 First Fair No Jacket 
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. 347 pp with 6 maps and 36 B&W plates A Scottish gentlewoman, Isabella Bird's travels in the Rockies, Hawaii, tJapan and the Far East Central Asia and Moroccoin the late 19th century. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Hinge split but holding at title page. Library stamps on title page and book appears to have been relined. Nevertheless a good reading copy. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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14 Baumgartel, Elise J. The Cultures of Prehistoric Egypt II
Oxford Griffith Instritute 1960 Near Fine 
264 pp with 13 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Beige paper covers are clean, bright, undamaged with slight darkening to the board edges.. Now in protective mylar. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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15 Bennett, Dr. W. J. , Jr. The Big Dig (film) Instructor's Guide
Bennett Near Fine 
Bennett 27 pp with B&W illustrations in text. the film, "The Big Dig," is a carefully detailed account of the eigth season of excavation at the Palestinian mound of Tell Gezer. It is the story of the interaction of the professional archeologists with the ancient mound, and of the young men and women who have come to work for six weeks on the strata of the Canaanite and Philistine inhabiatnts of Tell Gezar. This book is supplimentary material for use in a practical archeology course featurung the Big Dig film. Stapled Softcover. Near Fine. 8.5" x 11". Privately Printed. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Bennett, Norman Robert Arab Versus European Diplomacy and War in Nineteenth-Century East Africa
New York Africana Publishing Company 1986 0841908613 / 9780841908611 Fine Fine Jacket 
Book Club Edition. 325 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is clean, bright, undamaged. Much more interesting reading than the title would suggest. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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17 Biber, Yehoash Adventures in the Galilee
The Jewish Publication Society of America 1973 First Very Good Good Jacket Berg, Assaf 
The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1973 149 pp with B&W drawings in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is intact with some rubbing. First English Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Berg, Assaf. Slender Octavo. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Buckler, M.A. Harunu'l-Rashid and Charles the Great
Cambridge, MA The Mediaeval Academy of America 1931 First Very Good No Jacket 
Cambridge, MA: The Mediaeval Academy of America, 1931 64 pp . Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Blue cloth boards have a spash mark on front board. Covers the period of 751 A.D. to 813 A. D. and the diplomatic relations between the Frankish kings, Pippin and Charles the Great, with the Muslim world. Size: 6.75 " x 10.25". First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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19 Bull, Deborah;Lorimer, Donald Up the Nile: A Photographic Excursion, Egypt 1839-1898
Clarkson N. Potter 1979 0517535122 / 9780517535127 Fine Near Fine Jacket 
xviii, 131, (5) pp. with sepia photos throughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked.Beige cloth boards re "as new," dust jacket is bright and undamaged. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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20 Casey, Robert J. Baghdad and Points East
New York Robert M. McBride & Co 1931 Very Good Minus No Jacket 
300 pp with endpapers illustrated with B&W photos. Account of an overland journey from Cairo to Baghdad with historical and ethnographic assides. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. The FFP has a repaired tear. Ochre cloth boards with gold-stamped title on spine are bumped at spine ends but clean, square. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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