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THE ASSASSINS
Written by Bernard Lewis.
Stock no. 1320028
Published by Folio Society. 3rd 2006. Fine condition.

A Radical Sect in Islam. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, illustration to front. Colour plates. xii and 242 pages. Red slipcase is just a little grubby at edges and has a tiny dent along one edge.

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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. 2133255
Published by Oxford University Press. Slightly better than 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. Books are first editions, except for the following: Vol 1 - Reprint 1986; Vol. 2 - Reprint 1987; Vol. 3 - Reprint 1990 and Vol. 4 = Reprint 1989. Some foxspots to outer page edges of volumes. Wrapper spines are all faded. Edge-chips and small tears to a couple of volumes (including Volume IV). Edge creasing to wrappers. Some marks to outer page edges of books; odd mark to cover - but overall still a very good set!!

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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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THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA & ARABIA AND EGYPT AND NUBIA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by David Roberts.
Stock no. 2129192
Published by Folio Society. 2014. Fine condition.

Large format. Red decorated cloth, gilt titles. Stunning colour illustrations. The material printed in these two volumes was original meant to be in three. Volumes are in stunning condition! Slip cases have some scuff marks and wear.

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ARABIA SAND SEA SKY
Written by Michael McKinnon.
Stock no. 2128285
Published by BBC Books. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Dark orange boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0563361069. Wrapper spine faded; couple of tiny chips.

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BEHIND THE LAWRENCE LEGEND: THE FORGOTTEN FEW WHO SHAPED THE ARAB REVOLT
Written by Philip Walker.
Stock no. 1816390
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

T.E. Lawrence became world-famous as 'Lawrence of Arabia' during the Arab Revolt of 1916-18. This is the compelling story of the unsung band of officers and spies who made the legend possible. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780198802273.

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THE BALFOUR DECLARATION: THE ORIGINS OF THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT
Written by Jonathan Schneer.
Stock no. 1816385
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Balfour Declaration was conceived amidst the horror of the First World War, its creators were an extraordinary cast of diplomats, scholars, soldiers and spies, Arab rulers and insurgents and Zionist zealots. It was a public statement announcing support for the establishment of a national home for the Jewish people and set in motion a series of events, entirely unseen by its authors. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 9780747599487. A few bumps and minor marks to boards. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed and a little grubby with a small dampstain to lower rear corner.

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