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AIR WAR ON THE EDGE: A HISTORY OF THE ISRAEL AIR FORCE AND ITS AIRCRAFT SINCE 1947
Written by Bill Norton.
Stock no. 1824495
Published by Midland Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The aircraft, units and exploits of the Israel Air Force. Large format. B/w and colour photos. 432 pages. ISBN: 1857800885. A fine copy. Pale blue pictorial dustwrapper has a few minor marks to rear panel.

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THE ASSASSINS: A RADICAL SECT IN ISLAM
Written by Bernard Lewis.
Stock no. 1824465
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, illustration to front. Colour plates. xii and 242 pages. Unread, still in original shrinkwrap.

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THE ARABS
Written by R.B. Serjeant. Illustrated by Edward Bawden.
Stock no. 1323674
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book no. 61. Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w lithographed pictures throughout. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Spine slightly rubbed and browned. Endpapers lightly browned.

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THE ROAD TO OXIANA
Written by Robert Byron; Geoffrey Moorhouse. Illustrated by Robert Byron.
Stock no. 2140872
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

Introduction by Geoffrey Moorhouse. Vivid blue decorative cloth. B/w photos by the author. The author's journey to Afghanistan, 1933-1934. Spine is very slightly browned. Slip case is a little better than very good - bump along one edge.

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THE LION AND THE GAZELLE
Written by P.N. Humphreys; E. Kahrom.
Stock no. 2139242
Published by Comma International Biological Systems. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The mammals and birds of Iran. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0951397761. Bumping to spine, wear along cover edges. Name in ink to half-title page. Ink stamp to title page, some transfer to opposite page. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased, with a faded spine.

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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 HORSE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
Written by Ann Hyland.
Stock no. 1823618
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Recounting the role of the horse in the ancient world, concentrating on the Near and Middle East and adjacent territories by working from archaeological, literary, illustrative and historical sources. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0750921609. A few light scuff marks to boards. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few minor marks.

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PALMYRA AND ITS EMPIRE
Written by Richard Stoneman.
Stock no. 1322605
Published by University Of Michigan Press. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Zenobia's Revolt against Rome. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 246 pages. B/w photos at rear of book. ISBN: 0472103873. Spine slightly bumped, some light dusty marks along spine edges. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased and lightly browned.

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MUFTI OF JERUSALEM: THE STORY OF HAJ AMIN EL HUSSEINI
Written by Maurice Pearlman.
Stock no. 2136653
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. A little browning to spine. Small white fluid mark to front pastedown. Page edge browning. Wrapper is unevenly faded with creasing; tears and chips, with a little loss.

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THE HISTORY OF VARTAN, AND OF THE BATTLE OF THE ARMENIANS
Written by Elisaeus; C.F. Nuemann.
Stock no. 1322539
Published by Darf Publishers Ltd. 1st thus 1987. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

"Containing an account of the religious wars between the Persians and Armenians". Translated by Nuemann. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 111 pages. ISBN: 1850771561. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Dustwrapper has a small white address label to front flap and a tiny knick at top edge of front panel.

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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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A GOOD DUSTING: THE SUDAN CAMPAIGNS 1883 - 1899
Written by Henry Keown-Boyd.
Stock no. 2135530
Published by Guild Publishing. 1986. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Larger format. Dark orange boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with edge-tears and chips; minimal loss.

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