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Tremayne, David Jordan
Haynes, 1998 First Edition. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Near Fine Book. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Motor Vehicles ; sport, fishing, hunting, Guns; Inventory No: 005476. (Book ref. 005476) £8.00
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Bienkowski, Piotr [Edited]: Treasure From An Ancient Land - The Art of JORDON
Alan Sutton/National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside, 1991 8vo, xiii, 178pp, Colour Illustrations, Hardback with Dust Jacket both in Very Good condition. (Book ref. 9760) £8.95
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Glubb (J.B), Lt.-Gen. Sir: The Great Arab Conquests [with] Empire of the Arabs [with] The Course of Empire. THE 'ARAB' TRILOGY COMPLETE IN dust wrapperS
Hodder & Stoughton, [1963-66] 3 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with numerous plates, facsimiles, pedigrees annd maps throughout; original cloth, gilt backs, a very good, bright, clean set in the dust wrappers. Glubb Pasha'a masterly trilogy comprises The Great Arab Conquests [630-680] (1963), Empire of the Arabs [680-860] (1963) and The Course of Empire [860 onwards] (1966). COMPLETE SETS ARE SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION (Book ref. 18882) £240.00
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Clarendon Press Oxford University Press, 1981. 1st edn. 8vo. Original gilt lettered blue cloth (Fine), dustwrapper (spine slightly faded - otherwise VG in protective wrapper). Pp. liv + 214 (small mark to fore-edge; no inscriptions), with b&w frontispiece. (Book ref. 55419) £40.00
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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of The Royal Society Volume 6
Royal Society, London 1960 295 pages. 17 Memoirs by various Authors. A bw photograph of each subject. 1 plate detached. Ex reference library. Blue cloth. Title gilt spine. VG in paper dust jacket browning at spine and edges and chipped at spine (Book ref. 24222) £20.00
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Coughlin, Con. A Golden Basin Full of Scorpions: The Quest for Modern Jerusalem.
London: Little, Brown, 1997. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 0316914428 Hardback, black cloth, blue title lettering, 336 pages, chronology, maps, bibliography, index. Near fine condition, no previous owner marks, in very good unclipped dustjacket. (Book ref. 4808) £5.65
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Al-Farsy, Fouad Modernity and Tradition: the Saudi Equation
London: Kegan Paul International, 1990. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0710303955 Blue cloth, xxiii + 337 pages, numerous tables & charts, 4 maps, 9 b/w illustrations, select bibliography index. No previous owner marks. Detailed study of all major aspects of development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The author gives a succinct account of the historical development of the Kingdom and analyses the judicial and political systems, the petroleum industry, the economy, planning, industry, agriculture, population, manpower resources, infrastructure, social development, education, health, foreign policy and aid to the developing world. (Book ref. 3000) £4.50
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El-Farr, Muhammad Years of No Decision
London: KPI, 1987. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0710302150 xi + 222 pages, 16 b/w photographs, index. Account by former Jordanian Ambassador to the United Nations of the Palestine conflict from its beginning during the time of the Mandate; a narrative of the events which followed Partition in 1947; the Six Day War; accounts of intricate diplomacy at the United Nations and globally. The book offers the reader, whether general or specialized, an intriguing glimpse down the corridors of international decision making. (Book ref. 2997) £4.95
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Taylor, Jane Jordan : Images from the Air
Jordan: Al Uzza Books, 2005. Cloth. New/New. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 9957451073 Heavy Item Postage Quote This book enables us to share a privileged Olympian perspective of this glorious land. No worm's-eye view can capture the panoramic grandeur that aerial photography can convey - the contours of the earth, the layout of a whole city with its interesting streets and pre-eminent structures, or the architectural plan of ancient buildings. This book - the author/photographer's celebration of twenty years of aerial photography of Jordan - celebrates too the changing colours of the seasons, from the green of spring to the rich browns and ochres of summer, autumn and winter. It is a tribute not only to a land of outstanding beauty and fascinating history, but to the warmth and generosity of the Jordanian people. 160pp. (Book ref. 028185) £12.50
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Spiegel, Steven L: Conflict Management in the Middle East
London, Pinter Publishers, 1992 ISBN:0-85567-059-3 First edition,first printing, near fine condition, in a near fine unclipped dustjacket, publisher's original red clothboards with gilt blocking to spine, 446 pages including index, 800gms------------------'This book explores efforts being made to create Russian-American cooperation in managing recurrent conflict in the Middle East. Theoretical, historical, and policy sections provide the framework for chapters that represent the most current, multinational thinking on issues of war prevention, crisis avoidance, and conflict resolution. Part 1: the Changing Internayional Setting; Part 2: Theoretical Underpinnings; Part 3: Historical Cases; Part 4: Policy Implications - Potential for Soviet-American Cooperation in the Middle East (Book ref. 1242) £16.00
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Sachedina, Abdulaziz A.: The Just Ruler (al-sultan al-'adil) in Shi'ite Islam : The Comprehensive Authority of the Jurist in Imamite Jurisprudence
UK: Oxford University Press, 1998 First edition, first printing, 230 x 150 mm paperback in near fine condition, 281pages including index, --------------"The Islamic state that was created under the rule of the Ayatollah Khomeini , following the 1978-79 Iranian revolution was the culmination of the Shi'ite Imans in general, on the basis of the doctrine that the Islamic jurist is best suited to rule with justice in an Islamic country. Arguing that this concept has no apparent parallel in Sunni Islam, this study explores its origins in the Sunni / Shi'ite schism, which took place after the death of the Prophet, and traces its evolution to the present day. Drawing on exhaustive research in the Sunni and Shi'ite Islamic libraries of Iran and Jordan, as well as discussions with leading jurors and scholars in Iran, the author presents the first in-depth analysis of an Islamic phenomenon of vital contemporary social and political significance." The author is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. (Book ref. 1241) £18.00
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Porter, David and Cottridge, David: A Photographic Guide to Birds of Egypt and the Middle East
Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2009 Reprint of 2000 edition, paperback, very good condition, uncreased illustrated glossy card covers, 144 pages including index, colour photo illustrations, colour maps----the book covers 252 species, each species is accompanied by at least one colour photograph, distinctive thumbnail colour tabs outlining each family group to enable quick identification, compact easy-to-use format; the ideal pocket-size travelling companion, authoritative text describing key identification features. (Book ref. 3009) £25.00
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Johnston, Charles: The Brink of Jordan;
London, Hamilton, 1972; 1st edition; HBk; Nr fine/ Dj Nr fine; xvi, 179pp with Map on frontis.; Black covers with gilt title on spine; Dust jacket by Norma Crockford has price intact. The story of a great envoy who represented Britain overseas in Jordan (Book ref. 7359) £18.00
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Hamilton, R. W.: Guide to Samaria - Sebaste : Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Department of Antiquites;
Amman, 1953; Soft cover. Very good condition. 64pp with illustrations & fold-out Map. Card covers. (Book ref. 17077) £10.00
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Hamilton, Elizabeth: Put Off Thy Shoes. A Journey to Israel and Jordan;
London, Deutsch, 1957; 1st Edition; Hbk; Good/ No dw; 192pp with Illustrations, Map & index; Blue covers with gilt ttile on spine; Covers sun faded with few marks. An informed appreciation of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Jaffa, The Dead Sea, Ashkelon, Caesarea, Nazareth, Galilee, Mount Carmel, 'Kibbutzim', Bethlehem and Petra, through a reverent understanding of Judaism and Islam. (Book ref. 4382) £6.00
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Segal, Sam. A PROSPEROUS PAST. The Sumptuous Still Life in the Netherlands 1600-1700. Edited by William B. Jordan.
SDU Publishers The Hague 1989. Revised Ed. 4to. 276pp. Profusely ills. including many cold., numerous b/w. ills. Very good in sl. rubbed d/w. US$31 (Book ref. 212495) £20.00
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Gates, H.L. The Auction of Souls: The Story of Aurora Mardiganian, The Christian Girl Who Survived the Great Massacres
Bath: Cedric Chivers, 1968. New. Hardcover. New/New. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0855944234 In 1915 the Young Turks, alleging Armenian lack of loyalty, decided to deport the whole Armenian population to Northern Mesopotamia and Syria. Any delay was punished by mass executions and whole columns of deportees, including women and children were massacred en route. Out of the total Armenian population in Turkey, around one third, c.600,000 were massacred, and some estimates are far higher. This book is the story of Aurora Mardiganian, the Christian girl who survived the great Turkish massacres. The film Ararat is based on these events. (Book ref. 038887) £45.00
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MAGNUSSON, Magnus: BC. The archaelogy of the Bible lands.
London: Bodley Head/BBC, 1977. Drawings & maps: Shirley Felts. 1st. VG brown cloth h/b with gold lettering to spine; No d/w. 18cms x 25.5cms, 239pp. B/w & col illus throughout. Foreword, 12 chaps, time chart, book list, acknowledgements + index. Small bump bottom of book o/w clean unmarked copy. Weight 453g. 0370300157. (Book ref. 1478) £8.00
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BACON, Edward: Archaeology. Discoveries in the 1960s.
New York: Praeger, 1971. 1st. VG dk brown cloth h/b with gilt lettering to spine; Good+ brown d/w with col illus & brown/white lettering, not pc, some chips, tears & wear. 17.5cms x 23.5cms, 293pp. B/w frontis & 99 b/w illus; 10 b/w maps. Intro, 18 chaps, maps, index. 'Donated to Samaritan College in Europe by Rev Frank Scott' blue bookplate to ffep. Scarce edition by Praeger. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 794g. (Book ref. 2512) £10.00
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Taylor, Jane Petra and the Lost Kingdom of the Nabataeans
London: I. B. Tauris, 2001. First Edition. Black cloth. Fine/Fine. 24cm x 28cm 224pp, printed in double column, colour illus, b&w maps. No inscriptions. D/W not clipped, but no printed price shown. A very handsome copy. (NB book weighs 1.6kg when packed). (Book ref. 005646) £40.00
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