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THE BOY IN THE MASK: THE HIDDEN WORLD OF LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
Written by Dick Benson-Gyles.
Stock no. 1816389
Published by The Lilliput Press. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A biography. Orange boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781843516569.
T.E. LAWRENCE AN ARAB VIEW
Written by Suleiman Mousa.
Stock no. 1816386
Published by Oxford University Press. 1967. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Mousa, the author of several books in Arabic and works in the Press and Information Department in Amman, wrote this book after a study of the literature on T.E. Lawrence had convinced him that although there were books written to praise Lawrence and others to discredit him, all of them exaggerated his part in the Arab Revolt and failed to do justice to the Arabs themselves. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.
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.
SETTING THE DESERT ON FIRE
Written by James Barr.
Stock no. 1816384
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2006. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
T.E. Lawrence and Britain's Secret War in Arabia 1916-1918. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780747579861. A few minor marks and creases to text block.
YOUNG LAWRENCE: A PORTRAIT OF THE LEGEND AS A YOUNG MAN
Written by Anthony Sattin.
Stock no. 1816383
Published by John Murray. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Uncovering the story T.E. Lawrence wanted to conceal: the truth of his birth, his tortuous relationship with a dominant mother, his deep affection for an Arab boy, the intimate details of the extraordinary journeys he made through the region with which his name is forever connected and the personal reasons that drove him from being a student to becoming an archaeologist and a spy. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781848549128.
MASTERS OF MAYHEM: LAWRENCE OF ARABIA AND THE BRITISH MILITARY MISSION TO THE HEJAZ
Written by James Stejskal.
Stock no. 1816380
Published by Casemate. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
How Lawrence and the British Military Mission supported the unconventional warfare in the Hejaz during the Arab revolt, with the creation of the Hedgehog force and formation of armoured car sections and other units, culminating in operations against the Ottoman Turkish army that enabled Field Marshal Allenby to achieve victory in 1918. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 9781612005744.
LAWRENCE AND THE ARABS
Written by Robert Graves.
Stock no. 1610611
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1927. Good condition.
Orange cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped; covers marked. Front endpaper and following page are MISSING (first present page is the frontis plate). Contents very good.
SPITFIRES OVER ISRAEL
Written by Brian Cull; Shlomo Aloni; David Nicolle.
Stock no. 1815808
Published by Grub Street. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Brown boards, gilt title to spine. The first authoritative account of the air conflict during The Israeli War of Independence, 1948-49. B/w photos. ISBN: 0948817747. Slight fading to top front edge of dustwrapper.
THE ROAD TO OXIANA
Written by Robert Byron. Illustrated by Robert Byron.
Stock no. 2124480
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.
Vivid blue decorative cloth. B/w photos by the author. The author's journey to Afghanistan, 1933-1934. Spine is very slightly faded. Contained in a better than very good condition; scuffing to one edge.
ADVANCED BIRD ID HANDBOOK: THE WESTERN PALEARCTIC
Written by Nils Van Duivenduk.
Stock no. 1815579
Published by New Holland. 1st 2011. Very good condition.
Covering all 1,350 species and subspecies recorded in Britain, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Large-format edition. Brown pictorial cardwraps. 416 pages including index. No illustrations. ISBN: 9781780090221. A few minor marks to covers. Contents clean.
LAWRENCE THE UNCROWNED KING OF ARABIA
Written by Michael Asher.
Stock no. 1815280
Published by Viking. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Biography of T.E. Lawrence. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. xix and 418 pages including index. ISBN: 0670870293. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and slightly edge-creased.
THE HANDBOOK OF BIRD IDENTIFICATION FOR EUROPE AND THE WESTERN PALEARCTIC
Written by Mark Beaman; Steve Madge. Illustrated by Hilary Burn; et al..
Stock no. 1609822
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Over 350 colour plates in total. 868 pages. ISBN: 0713639601. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers and prelims foxed. Wrapper is edge creased, with some fading to spine.