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MOHAMMED AND CHARLEMAGNE
Written by Henri Pirenne; Bernard Miall; Averil Cameron.
Stock no. 1821578
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Brown cloth with gilt title to spine and gilt design to front side. Maps to endpapers. Colour plates. Translated by Miall, introduction and further reading by Cameron. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with a few faint scuffs.

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THE ASSASSINS: A RADICAL SECT IN ISLAM
Written by Bernard Lewis.
Stock no. 1821567
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, illustration to front. Colour plates. xii and 242 pages. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with faint scuffing.

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THE QUR'AN
Written by Marmaduke Pickthall.
Stock no. 1821330
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

An interpretation by Marmaduke Pickthall. White cloth with blue and gilt blocking. Blue ribbon page marker. Colour plates. Top edge gilt. xxvii and 515 pages. Minor wear/crease to top of spine. Else a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with a few scuff marks, bumped at one open corner and shelf rub to one end.

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ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT
Written by Bianca Maria Alfieri.
Stock no. 1820096
Published by Laurence King Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of Islamic architecture in India from its beginnings in the thirteenth century until its decline in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Encompassing the whole sub-continent to cover Pakistan and Bangladesh. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 1856691896. Slight fading to top edge of front endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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ISLAM AND THE ARMY IN COLONIAL INDIA: SEPOY RELIGION IN THE SERVICE OF EMPIRE
Written by Nile Green.
Stock no. 1818887
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A ground-breaking study of the cultural world of the Muslim soldiers of colonial India. Set in Hyderabad in the mid nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the book focuses on the soldiers' relationships with the faqir holy men who protected them and the British officers they served. Black boards, silver title to spine. A few b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780521898454.

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ISLAM VOLUME I EARLY ARCHITECTURE FROM BAGHDAD TO CORDOBA
Written by Henri Stierlin.
Stock no. 2115903
Published by Taschen. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Taschen's World Architecture Series. Colour photos and diagrams throughout. ISBN: 3822885614. Bumping to corners and edges. A few marks to covers. Some pencil and erasing to front endpaper. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing and a few nicks and a couple of closed tears.

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THE LANGUAGE OF THE BIRDS
Written by Marie G. Lukens; Ernest J. Grube.
Stock no. 2114965
Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Pale damp marking to edges of some pages.

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PAPER BEFORE PRINT
Written by Jonathan M. Bloom.
Stock no. 1204478
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2001. As new condition.

The history and impact of paper in the Islamic world. Large format. Black cloth spine, glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0300089554.

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