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ARCHITECTURE OF AN ISLAND: THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF BAHRAIN
Written by Fiona Clark.
Stock no. 1826753
Published by Miracle. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Embodies both the economic and physical enhancements that are taking place in the Kingdom. Large format. Matt white boards with foil titles. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9789990137361. Boards a little scuffed. Top rear corner bumped. Contents clean. Internet directory on CD is MISSING from inside rear cover.

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EGYPT
Written by R. Talbot Kelly. Illustrated by R. Talbot Kelly.
Stock no. 1825638
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1902. Almost very good condition.

De Luxe Limited Edition of 500 numbered copies, signed by the author. Bevelled boards. Heavy duty cloth boards with gilt titles and colour pattern. Top edge gilt. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. xiii and 239 numbered pages. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) and numbered 238 (of 500). Boards grubby and stained, rear edge of spine has a small patch of cloth fraying.Joints cracked, rear endpaper missing. Binding of first few pages weak and will possibly disintegrate further so that the pages are loose. Binding glue drying out and thus a few weak spots. A few foxspots throughout. All plates present and clean.

Price: £140.00 £119.00.

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THE HOLY LAND
Written by David Roberts. Illustrated by David Roberts.
Stock no. 1825547
Published by Studio Editions. 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. 123 Facsimile lithographs and the Journal from his visit to the Holy Land. ISBN: 1851702601. Reprint. Base of spine and lower corners lightly rubbed. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased at top.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

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DESERT LANDSCAPES AND LANDFORMS OF IRAN (GEOGRAPHY OF THE PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT)
Written by Mehran Maghsoudi.
Stock no. 1825208
Published by Springer. 1st 2021. Slightly better than very good condition.

A unique and highly illustrated overview of the desert geomorphology of Iran. Blue pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos. Printed by Books on Demand, Germany. viii and 199 numbered pages including index. ISBN: 9783030589141. Corners lightly rubbed & creased, rear cover lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

Price: £40.00 £34.00.

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PLANTS IN THE DESERTS OF THE MIDDLE EAST
Written by K.H. Batanouny.
Stock no. 1824630
Published by Springer. Nearly fine condition.

The adaptations of plants in the deserts of the Middle East in order to sustain their life and reproduce to continue their survival. Pictorial glazed boards. Unread - still in original shrinkwrap!

Price: £70.00 £59.50.

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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.

Price: £34.00 £28.90.

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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.

Price: £16.00 £13.60.

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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.

Price: £14.00 £11.90.

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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.

Price: £55.00 £46.75.

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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.

Price: £21.00 £17.85.

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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.

Price: £24.00 £20.40.

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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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