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THE ROAD TO OXIANA
Written by Robert Byron; Geoffrey Moorhouse. Illustrated by Robert Byron.
Stock no. 1821575
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Introduction by Geoffrey Moorhouse. Vivid blue decorative cloth. B/w photos by the author. The author's journey to Afghanistan, 1933-1934. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition.

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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 SOUTHERN GATES OF ARABIA
Written by Freya Stark; Sara Wheeler.
Stock no. 1821544
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Nearly 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. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with just a few light scuffs.

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SHAH OF SHAHS
Written by Ryszard Kapuscinski; Maziar Bahari.
Stock no. 1821358
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2019. Nearly fine condition.

The Pahlavi monarchy of Persia. Introduction by Maziar Bahari. Translated from the Polish. Black cloth spine with gilt title. Paper front board with blocked design. B/w photos. A fine copy in publisher's slipcase which is slightly scuffed with a few minor marks.

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THE ROAD TO OXIANA
Written by Robert Byron; Geoffrey Moorhouse. Illustrated by Robert Byron.
Stock no. 1320541
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Introduction by Geoffrey Moorhouse. Vivid blue decorative cloth. B/w photos by the author. The author's journey to Afghanistan, 1933-1934. Light crease to lower corners of prelims. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is lightly scored.

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SOWING THE WIND
Written by John Keay; Robert Fisk.
Stock no. 1320251
Published by Folio Society. 2016. Very good condition.

Blue decorated boards. The Seeds of Conflict in the Middle East. B/w photos. Lower front corners of both book and slipcase are bumped. Slipcase is slightly marked.

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THE ART OF BEDOUIN JEWELLERY: A SAUDI ARABIAN PROFILE
Written by Heather Colyer Ross.
Stock no. 1819426
Published by Arabesque. 2002. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Fourth Edition, revised. The astonishing variety of ornaments created both as adornment and negotiable assets. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0907513018. Reprint. A few marks to boards. Crinkling to pages caused by damp. A few margins marks but no damp stains. Light browning to page edges. Green pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, scuffed to front panel.

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE CAMEL
Written by Eleanor Nicholson.
Stock no. 1819192
Published by Stacey International. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Portrait of the Bedouins of Eastern Saudi Arabia in Mid-Century. The unique story of an American family's encounter with the Bedouin tribes of the Eastern Province. Large format. Light tan cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0905743350. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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IRAQ A HISTORY
Written by John Robertson.
Stock no. 2132129
Published by Oneworld. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781851685868. Small knock to base of spine.

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THE HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN THE LATIN KINGDOM OF JERUSALEM
Written by Joshua Prawer.
Stock no. 1818866
Published by Clarendon Press. 1st thus 1996. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of the Jewish community in Palestine from the Crusader conquest in 1099 until the fall of the Latin Kingdom in 1291. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0198225571. Blue dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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REVOLT IN THE DESERT
Written by T.E. Lawrence. Illustrated by Edward Bawden.
Stock no. 1818488
Published by Folio Society. 1991. Fine condition.

Pictorial cloth. B/w photos and illustrations. Gilt title to spine. Endpapers are sketch map to show Lawrence's desert campaigns. Fourth printing. Contained in publisher's cream slipcase which is marked.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA (9 VOLUMES)
Written by Stanley Cramp. Illustrated by Paul Barruel; Robert Gillmor; Peter Hayman; Peter Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2130562
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Packed with colour and b/w illustrations. Taking account of the great advances made in ornithological knowledge in recent years. A detailed and authoritative work. Large format. Volumes 1-3 are reprints, 4-9 are 1st editions. Spotting to covers of a few volumes. Marks to outer page edges, with some foxing. Wrapper spines are faded. Volume 3 wrapper is also price-cut.

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