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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 EPIC OF GILGAMESH
Written by Andrew George. Illustrated by Francis Mosley.
Stock no. 1821430
Published by Folio Society. 2013. Nearly fine condition.

The Babylonian Epic Poem and Other Texts in Akkadian and Sumerian. Translated with an introduction by Andrew George. Brick-red, black and gold pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. Third printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has 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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SHADOWS IN THE DESERT: ANCIENT PERSIA AT WAR
Written by Kaveh Farrokh.
Stock no. 1818177
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history of Persia's wars with East and West from the 6th century BC, and an insight into the exchange of ideas and culture that occurred during these clashes in military technology, the arts, medicine, religion and science. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 320 pages including index. ISBN: 9781846031083. Pictorial dustwrapper has a couple of tiny nicks to edges.

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PERSIAN WONDER TALES
Written by C.F. Mackenzie. Illustrated by Allan Carter.
Stock no. 1301076
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1935. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pale blue spine with red title, darker blue boards with cream title and vignette. Colour frontis, 4 b/w plates. 160 pages. Spine bumped and lightly browned, some slight fading to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light page browning and foxing else contents clean. Dustwrapper is browned and chipped to spine with slight loss to top and tail.

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