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VISITS TO MONASTRIES IN THE LEVANT
Written by Robert Curzon.
Stock no. 1819916
Published by Arthur Barker Ltd.. 1st thus 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A story of travel, and of wit and scholarship, and one of extraordinary perseverance in gaining for the British Museum some of the rarest documents which were housed in these famous monasteries. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and plans. Spine browned, small white mark to front board. Text block browned. Ex-lib stamp to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little browned and scuffed.

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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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ELUSIVE VICTORY: THE ARAB-ISRAELI WARS, 1947-1974
Written by Trevor Nevitt Dupuy.
Stock no. 1816846
Published by Macdonald and Jane's. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A richly documented, authoritative, and impartial history of the war-torn Middle East. White cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. xxv and 669 pages. ISBN: 0356080900. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly rubbed at edges.

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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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