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REVOLT IN THE DESERT
Written by T.E. Lawrence. Illustrated by Edward Bawden.
Stock no. 2138176
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial cloth. B/w photos and illustrations. Gilt title to spine. Endpapers are sketch map to show Lawrence's desert campaigns. Spine is a bit browned, with light wear. Slip case is very good - some marks and a bit of fading to edges.

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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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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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THE HOLY LAND
Written by John Kelman. Illustrated by John Fulleylove.
Stock no. 2137536
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1912. Almost very good condition.

Prussian blue cloth with yellow titles, borders and decorations to front cover. Gilt title and yellow decorations to spine. 93 tissue-guarded colour plates. This being a reprint edition contains the extra plate Syrian Women At A Fountain. A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling series. Spine is faded. A few marks to covers. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing and browning to outer page edges, but contents are still very good.

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THE HOLY LAND
Written by John Kelman. Illustrated by John Fulleylove.
Stock no. 2137018
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st thus 1923. Almost very good condition.

32 plates. Blue cloth. Popular series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few light marks to covers. Foxing to various degrees throughout book. All plates present.

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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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THE LOAN SOLDIER: ADVENTURES OF A MILITARY MAN ABROAD
Written by Bruce Duncan.
Stock no. 1823342
Published by Greenfinch Press. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.

A multi-faceted narrative - a beautifully written travel book, a unique documentary witness of one of the key political and military events of the late twentieth century, and, at its centre, the story of a remarkable family's appetite for adventure and bravery in the face of overwhelming challenges. Pcitorial cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781908663238. SIGNED by the author to half-title page (with dedicaton). A lovely copy.

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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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