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Palestine and Syria with routes through Mesopotamia and Babylonia and the Island of Cyprus

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Germany, Karl Baedeker: 1912

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 061501


Remodelled and Augmented edition with 21 maps, 56 plans, and a panorama of Jerusalem. Previous owner's details inside cover. A very good example with light signs of shelf life and sunning to spine - 462 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Poor Man's Riches

By: Bright, Pamela

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, MacGibbon & Kee: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043253


An account of the work of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for refugees in Palestine. Researched by an author who has travelled extensively in the Middle East and who writes sympathetically of the difficulties she found, of the age-old suspicion of Arab and Jew, of patterns of life that have hardly changed in a thousand years, and the way in which the UNRWA is trying tohelp. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 210 pages. View more info

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Essential Jerusalem

By: Cashman, Greer Fay

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Hampshire, AA: 1991

Seller ID: 013548


128pp. Red card covers. Illustrated throughout in colour. A practical, informative reference guide to travelling around Jerusalem. View more info

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Israel: The First Forty Years

By: Frankel, William (editor)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029332


The epic story of Israel's first forty years with classic photographs conveying the essence of its history. Introduction by Abba Eban. 184 duotone illustrations. Large format hardback - 200 pages including index. View more info

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In the Steps of Lawrence of Arabia

By: Glen, Douglas

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, Rich and Cowan: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027696


The author is able to estimate the extraordinary achievements, the fortitude and the brilliance of Lawrence. Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w which shows wear & tear and some loss. Some light spotting to page edges. Previous owner's details to ffep. Includes 32 illustrations. 320 pages including index plus attached fold-out map inside rear cover. View more info

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Syria and Lebanon

By: Gockel Wolfgand & Bruns Helga

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Nelles Verlag GmbH.,Germany: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011630


Previous owner's name on title page. Travel guide with 134 colour photos and 26 maps. 254 pages. A very good clean copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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By Order Of The Shah

By: Hay, H. W. & Sidney

Price: £187.50

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027560


Good, square hardback - 340 pages including index plus dozens of b/w illustrations of old Iran plus map endpapers. Black cloth with gilt lettering and crest to spine. Light wear to spine ends and some bubbling to cloth of rear board and spine strip. Generally clean with spotting to edges and endpapers. Previous owner has inserted a newspaper cutting of a cartoon between two of the front endpapers, which have over time discoloured the pages. Hard to find first edition of ... View more info

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The Circe of the Deserts

By: Henry-Bordeaux, Paule

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1925

Seller ID: 064181


With a b/w illustrated frontis of Lady Hester Stanhope. Clean, bright copy in red boards showing small signs of fraying to corners/spine - 246 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Arabia and the Isles

By: Ingrams, Harold

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1966

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 058700


Enlarged edition with a new introduction covering recent developments in Southwest Arabia. Foreword by Sir Bernard Reilly. Clean, square hardback - 400 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Eothen

By: Kinglake, Alexander William

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Heron: 1970

Seller ID: 047746


The log of the author's journey, made when he was 25, through Turkey, Palestine, across the Desert of Sinai into Egypt and finally to Damascaus and Lebanon, which when published was an instant success. A clean, crisp hardback in blue leatherette boards with ornate gilt decoration and lettering. 315 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Eothen

By: Kinglake, Alexander William

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Co:

Seller ID: 064396


No.337 in the Everyman's Library Series. Edited by Ernest Rhys with an introduction by Harold Spender. The log of the author's journey through Palestine, Syria and Egypt. Previous owner's name to endpaper dated 5/57. Previous owner's sticker to front pastedown. Loss to leather at head of spine and wear to both spine ends. Else a good clean copy in burgundy leather over soft cards with gilt lettering and decoration and gilt top edge. 238 pages View more info

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Jerusalem : Seine Geschichte in vier Jahrtausenden

By: Kollek, Teddy and Pearlman, Moshe

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Tel Aviv, Israel, Steimatzky's Agency: 1976

Seller ID: 021572


Text in GERMAN. Clean, bright copy - 282 pages plus register. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Israel Tourguide

By: Lewensohn, Abraham

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Tel Aviv, Tourguide Ltd: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 013552


Tour guide with road maps and city maps. Spine has reading creases and has been repaired with tape to bottom edge. Covers have minor creases. Small stain to top edge. Internally clean. A good working copy. 600pp. Includes over 1800 towns, villages and places to visit with the story of each place and its tourist facilities. Sectional full colour road maps. City maps. etc View more info

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Milk and Honey : Israel Explored (SIGNED COPY)

By: Mikes, George

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Wingate: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013758


Clean, bright copy SIGNED by the author to ffep : George Mikes .. Christmas 1950. Price-clipped d/w shows some signs of wear & tear and minor loss. 160 pages including glossary. View more info

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Collins Illustrated Guide to Egypt

By: Morkot, Robert [editor]

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018933


Provides an essential introduction to one of the world's most fascinating travel destination and it's rich, 5,000 year-old civilization. Unread paperback with slightest signs of storage - 319 pages including index of places. Next post dispatch. View more info

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People of Old Jerusalem

By: Papas

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Collikns: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055350


Celebrated artist William Papas spent three months in Israel getting to know and experience its daily life, and meeting and sketching its people. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. Gift inscription to front endpaper. Unpaginated. View more info

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Arabian Travellers

By: Trench, Richard

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Papermac: 1987

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 027915


Tells the fascinating story of the Europeans who managed to penetrate the 'huge white blot', from the earliest adventurers such as Joseph Pitts to the great twentieth-century explorers. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, bright, large format paperback - 224 pages including index. Foreword by Wilfred Thesiger. Next post dispatch. View more info