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Maoz, Moshe Asad: The Sphinx of Damascus A Political Biography
Grove Pr, 1989 Reissue. Book Condition: Good. All books held by me, for immediate despatch. Packed weight 430g Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: History; ISBN: 1555844332. Inventory No: 0022481. (Book ref. 0022481) £6.00
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Bruce James Travels through part of Africa, Syria, Egypt, and Arabia, into Abyssinia, to discover the source of the Nile, comprehending an interesting narrative of the author's adventures in Abyssinia, and a circumstantial account of the manners, customs, government,
Manchester: J.Gleave & Son, 1823. Half Calf. Very Good. Collation, 486pp,engraved frontis+printed title, + 5 full page engraved plates. Bound in original contemporary half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, elaborate gilt tooling. Binding lightly rubbed on edges/corners, binding in very good condition, with very strong hinge joints. Internally, contents holding firm, no loose pages, no writing or marking. Some offsetting on pages opposite plates, occasional foxing or spotting.Pages and engravings in good clean condition. Book measures 14x22cm. Weight 1kg.1004..A23 (Book ref. 001004) £180.00
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Keenan, Brigid: Damascus Hidden Treasures of the Old City.
London: Thames & Hudson, 2001. 224 pp. 29 x 23 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Photographs by Tim Beddow, Plans. Pictorial wrappers, in good condition. A sumptuous book showing much of the hidden interior architecture of one of the world's oldest cities. (Book ref. 13424) £45.00
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The Marquess of Anglesey A History of the British Cavalry Vol 5 of 8 Vols 1914-1919, Egypt, Palestine & Syria
London: Leo Cooper, 1994. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0850523958 Vol 5 of 8 volumes, Index, 388 pp.illus, photos, maps, book and jacket are as new (Book ref. 000159) £45.00
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Anon. Steimatzky's Pocket Guide to Syria and the Lebanon
Jerusalem: Steimatzky Publishing, 1942. Softcover. Small 8vo. Softcover. Red wraps woth printed titles. 80 pp. B/w maps and plans. Light tanning. Small inscr. to inside front cover and front endpage. Light rubbing to covers. Overall clean and sound. GOOD+ (Book ref. 08935) £7.00
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Anon. The Near East: Palestine - Syria - Iraq: (Map: Scale 1 : 3,500,000)
Tel Aviv: Dr. Wilhelm Freyham. Softcover. Circa 1942. Printed by Dayag Press Ltd., Tel Aviv. Fold-out map showing the countries of the Middle (Near) East during the early 1940s. Cover loose and edge-chipped with one small ink inscr. and one light stamp. Map itself very clean. GOOD+ (Book ref. 01183) £7.50
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Abdul-Aziz Khowaiter Baibars the First - His Endeavours and Achievements
The Green Mountain Press, London, first edition, 1978, (ISBN: 0906222001). The subject was an arab miltary and political leader of the thirteenth century (common era). Hardback, 224 pages (xiv, 210), maps, bibliography, index: publisher's brown artificial morocco; almond-green dustwrapper. ••••CONDITION•• Very Good, not marked or written in, unclipped dustwrapper faded at the spine and lightly marked with some foxing spots on the flaps (which are white). (ISBN: 0906222001) (Book ref. 7141755) £12.00
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Wunder, Prof. Dr. Wilhelm F J Wunder (based on the work of): Report to the Government of the United Arab Republic (Syrian Region): The Kalaat El Moudik Experimental Fish Culture Station, No TA 1199
Rome: United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, 1960 First edition, stapled booklet, 11" x 8.5", very good condition, uncreased grey thin card covers with small sticker to front upper right corner, internally clean tight and bright, 9 (+ iii) typed pages, attractive 5" x 4" Ex Libris book plate of Grimsby Public Library to inside front cover (presume reference library as no sign of public lending), small stamp of Grimsby Public Library to page i, ------------FAO Report to the Government of the United Arab Republic (Syrian Region). No.1199. - brood stock; spawning; stocking; pond management; production; selection of fish (carp); evaluation of fish culture ponds (Book ref. 2901) £18.00
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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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Riedel, Dietmar R (based on the work of): Report to the Government of Syria, Fish Culture Project in Syria, No TA 1502
Rome: United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, 1962 First edition, stapled booklet, 11" x 8.5", very good condition, uncreased grey thin card covers with small sticker to front upper right corner, internally clean tight and bright, 38 (+ iii) typed pages, attractive 5" x 4" Ex Libris book plate of Grimsby Public Library to inside front cover (presume reference library as no sign of public lending), small stamps of Grimsby Public Library to page i, ii, ------------FAO Report to the Government of Syria. No.2446. The author's terms of reference were: 1) To prepare plans for experimental pond culture including studies on stockng rate, feeding, spawning, pond fertilisation, disease control, 2) To establish and conduct training courses at the experimental station (Kalaat el Moudik Experimental Fish Culture Station) to train local staff in the above work; 3) To assist in the formulation of a program of governmental services to promote and assist the adoption of fish cultural practices and the development of the industry generally. Carp stock, commercial fish farms, Lake Homs, Lake Ran, Lake Muzerib, Rastane Barrage (Book ref. 2902) £18.00
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Riedel, D R (based on the work of): report to the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic, Fish Culture Projects and Related Fields: No TA 2445
Rome: United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, 1968 First edition, stapled booklet, 11" x 8.5", very good condition, uncreased grey thin card covers with small sticker to front upper right corner, internally clean tight and bright, 36 (+ iv) typed pages, attractive 5" x 4" Ex Libris book plate of Grimsby Public Library to inside front cover (presume reference library as no sign of public lending), small stamp of Grimsby Public Library to page i, fold-out chart, ------------FAO Report to the Government of Syrian Arab Republic. No.2445. C O N T E N T S: 1. INTRODUCTION:1.1 Background and Origin of the Project; 1.2 Objectives; 1.3 Development of the Project; 2. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS:3. OBSERVATIONS, RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS:3.1 National Near East Fisheries Training Center, Kalaat el Moudik; 3.11 History of its foundation and purpose; 3.12 Development and program of the Center3.13 Conclusions and recommendations; 3.2 Warm-water Pond Fish Culture; 3.21 Experimental Fish Culture Station, Kalaat el Moudikl; 3.211 The ponds; 3.212 Fish culture experiments; 3.213 Economic evaluation; 3.214 Ain Taka pilot fish culture station; 3.215 Conclusions and recommendations; 3.2151 Experimental ponds; 3.2152 Breeding stock; 3.2153 Spawning and collection of fry; 3.2154 Nursing; 3.2155 Rearing; 3.3 Trout Culture; 3.31 Trout Experimental Work; 3.32 Conclusions and Recommendations; 4. SUMMARY OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 4.1 National Near East Fisheries Training Center at Kalaat el Moudik; 4.2 Experimental Fish Culture Station at Kalaat el Moudik; 4.3 Ain Taka Pilot Fish Culture Station; 4.4 Trout Culture; 4.5 Training of Fishery Workers; 4.6 Assistance to the Ministry of Agriculture on Fishery Problems; 5. SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS:5.1 National Near East Fisheries Training Center at Kalaat el Moudik; 5.2 Experimental Fish Culture Station, Kalaat el Moudik; 5.3 Ain Taka Pilot Fish Culture Station;5.4 Trout Culture;6. REFERENCES: APPENDICES:1. Outline of the Training Program for the National Near East Fisheries Training Center, Kalaat el Moudik, Syria, 1964–65;2. Model Lease Contract - with Explanations, (Book ref. 2903) £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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Kelman, John (described by) Fullylove, John (illustrator): The Holy Land
London: A & C Black, 1912 Hardback, third edition, very good condition, no dust-jacket, publisher's original dark blue and green clothboards with illustrated gilt blocking to front and spine, boards rubbed and partly faded, spine faded, some splitting of back board from spine, ffep missing otherwise clean tight and bright, end papaers sunned, 301 pages including index plus 8 pages book adverts, 93 tissue guarded full page colour plates, 1250 gms. (Book ref. 1965) £25.00
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: Hittite Art & the Antiquities of Anatolia: Exhibited 23 July - 6 September 1964
London: The Arts Council, Royal Acadamy of Arts,1964 First edition, softcover, very good tight condition but light overwiting impressions to glossy gold wrappers, 21x15 cm.,138 pages, map, foldout chart, 304 exhibits, b/w photo illustrations, - Patrons of the Exhibition: His Excellency Ismet Inönü, Prime Minister of the Turkish Republic. The Rt Hon Sir Alec Douglas-Home, KT, MP, Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland-------------- "The rise, zenith and later decline of Hittite power took place first and foremost in Asia Minor, later also in Northern Syria and upper Mesopotamia." (Book ref. 1133) £8.50
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Maspero, Gaston The Struggle of the Nations: Egypt, Syria, and Assyria
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK), 1910. Hard Cover. Second Edition. Edited by A. H. Sayce, translated by M. L. McLure. Illustrated. VG/-- Slightly bumped. (Book ref. 5742) £40.00
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Cook's Tourist's Handbook for Palestine and Syria
London: Thos. Cook & Son, 1911. New Edition, Thoroughly Revised. Blue Boards. Near Fine.. Folio 8vo viii, fold-out map, 468pp, fold-out maps, folded map in pocket at rear. Ownership signature dated 1912-3 ffep. Eps slightly tanned, otherwise a very handsome copy indeed. (Book ref. 005791) £60.00
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Steimatzky's Guides: Syria and the Lebanon;
Jerusalem- Berut, Steimatzky's Publishing, 1942; Hardcover. 2nd edition. Good condition. xcvi, 200pp with photographs, diagrams and 4 Maps in back pocket. Contributors include : M. Avi-Yonah, D. Benvenisti & Dr E. Bromberger. Internal hinges cracked but firm. Red cloth covers with gilt title on front & spine. (Book ref. 19001) £28.00
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Meistermann, Father Barnabas: Guide to the Holy Land;
London, Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd, 1923; Good++/ No dj; small 8vo; xxxii, 744pp with 23 Maps and 17 Plans of Towns, Engraved and in Colours, and 101 Plans of Buildings in the Text. Translated from the New, Revised, and Re-arranged French Edition; 3 silk book marks; Red covers with gilt lettering & motif`. Small light mark on the front. (Book ref. 9530) £28.00
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Raby, Julian, Editor The Art of Syria and the Jazira 1100-1250
Oxford University Press, 1985. Hardback. Very Good. 0197280021 174pp. Hardback with light blue cloth boards and gilt titling (no d/j). VG. (Book ref. 010228) £142.50
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Perrot Georges and Chipiez Charles History of Art in Sardinia, Judaea, Syria and Asia Minor
London: Chapman and Hall, 1890. First English Edition. 4to. Hardbacks. A good two volume set in decorated blue cloth which is lettered in gilt on the spine and in white on the upper board. Spines a little dull. Ownership inscription. Partly unopened. Vol.1,pp.xiv,370. 7 plates (including 2 folding), 253 figures. 3 tailpieces. Vol. 11, pp.x,294. 1 folding plate. 141 figures. 10 tailpieces. Translated from the French and edited by I. Gonino. (Book ref. 12647) £75.00
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