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ARABIAN SANDS
Written by Wilfred Thesiger; Tim Mackintosh-Smith.
Stock no. 2137834
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Brown cloth spine, gilt title. Pictorial covers. B/w photos. 2nd printing. Couple of small knocks along cover edges. Slip case is very good - some fading to edges.

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THE ARAB OF THE DESERT
Written by H.R.P. Dickson.
Stock no. 2137743
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1967. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Glimpse Into Badawin Life In Kuwait and Sau'di Arabia. Brown cloth with red title label and gilt title to spine. B/w photos and fold-out maps. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. All plates and maps etc. are present. A little creasing to some pages (mostly next to fold-out pages). Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; a little loss; stain to rear panel.

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MASIRAH: TALES FROM A DESERT ISLAND
Written by Colin Richarson.
Stock no. 1823023
Published by Scotforth Books. 1st thus 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The fascinating history of this Omani island in the Arabian Sea where, in the 1930s, the RAF established an unmanned staging post, one of a number between Iraq and Aden. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1904244300. A few light scuffs to boards. Text block very lightly browned else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned at top of flaps.

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LAWRENCE IN ARABIA: WAR, DECEIT, IMPERIAL FOLLY AND THE MAKING OF THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST
Written by Scott Anderson.
Stock no. 1822995
Published by Atlantic Books. Circa 2014. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of one of the most epic and consequential periods of the twentieth century. Black boards, red title to spine. Red endpapers. B/w plates. ISBN: 9781782391999. Fourth printing. Light rubbing to boards. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.

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THE SOUTHERN GATES OF ARABIA
Written by Freya Stark; Sara Wheeler.
Stock no. 1822921
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2014. Fine condition.

A journey in the Hadhramaut. Blue cloth with silver titles. B/w photographic onlay to front cover. B/w photos. Introduction by Wheeler. Maps by Kevin Freeborn. This title was first published by John Murray in 1936. This edition follows the text of the reprint in December 1936, with minor emendations. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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KUWAIT WAS MY HOME
Written by Zahra Freeth.
Stock no. 2135847
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1958. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth with orange title to spine. B/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping to top of spine. A few marks to covers. Rear endpaper has been REMOVED. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with a little loss; some fading to spine; marks to rear panel.

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THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA & ARABIA AND EGYPT AND NUBIA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by David Roberts.
Stock no. 1821642
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Slightly better than very good condition.

First printed by the Folio Society in 2010 and reprinted in a smaller format for this 2014 edition. Very large format. Red decorated cloth, gilt titles. Stunning colour illustrations. Top edges gilt. Slight crease to top of spine on Egypt and Nubia volumes, else boards and contents fine. Contained in individual slipcases which are a little scuffed and slightly grubby.

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THE YOUNG PILGRIM OR ALFRED CAMPBELL'S RETURN TO THE EAST
Written by Mrs. Hofland.
Stock no. 1318927
Published by A.K. Newman and Co.. 1841. Good condition.

"And his travels in Egypt, Nubia, Asia Minor, Arabria Petrea, etc". New edition, with additions. Red embossed cloth with gilt title and decoration to spine and vignette to front covers. Yellow endpapers. 239 pages, all edges gilt. 6 b/w engraved plates (each with two illustrations). Spine and corners bumped, a few small dents to cover edges. Covers grubby. Endpapers grubby. Heavy foxing and fingering to contents.

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FROM FUNCTION TO MONUMENT URBAN LANDSCAPES OF ROMAN PALESTINE, SYRIA AND PROVINCIA ARABIA
Written by Arthur Segal.
Stock no. 2132124
Published by Oxbow Books. 1st 1997. Fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos and diagrams. Oxbow Monograph No. 66. ISBN: 1900188139.

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MARRIED TO A BEDOUIN
Written by Marguerite Van Geldermalsen.
Stock no. 2129561
Published by Virago Press. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. Colour photos. A fascinating account of life as a Bedouin in the late twentieth century, written by a Western woman. ISBN: 9781844082209. SIGNED by author to prelims. 19th printing of this edition.

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ARABIA SAND SEA SKY
Written by Michael McKinnon.
Stock no. 2128285
Published by BBC Books. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Dark orange boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0563361069. Wrapper spine faded; couple of tiny chips.

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