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Middle East

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1 Cruickshank, Dan, and David Vincent People, Places and Treasure Under Fire in Afghanistan, Iraq and Israel
London BBC Books 2003 0563487682 / 9780563487685 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
224 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in archival mylar, is not price clipped. Illustrated with colour photographs. Published to accompany a series of documentaries broadcast on BBC2 in 2002/3. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Flora of Kuwait: Volume 1: Dicotyledoneae, Daoud, Hazim S. Revised by Ali Al-Rawi
2 Daoud, Hazim S. Revised by Ali Al-Rawi Flora of Kuwait: Volume 1: Dicotyledoneae
Kegan Paul International in association with Kuwait University 1985 0710300751 / 9780710300751 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
xi, 224 pp. A few tiny chips to corners and ends of spine panel of unclipped dj. Very faint, short ink mark to fore-edge of text block; small splotch with llight abrasion to ffep. All else as new. Illustrated with b/w drawings and colour plates. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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The First Dynasty of Islam: The Umayyad Caliphate AD 661-750 [Second Edition], Hawting, G. R.
3 Hawting, G. R. The First Dynasty of Islam: The Umayyad Caliphate AD 661-750 [Second Edition]
London Routledge 2000 0415240735 / 9780415240734 Second Edition Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
xxi, 151 pp. Extremely light edgewear; tiny chip to upper edge of spine. All else as new. Includes genealogical tables, maps, and an expanded bibliography. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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4 Hogarth, D.G. (introduction), & V. H. Collins (notes) Kinglake's Eothen
Great Britain Oxford University Press 1931 Hard Cover Fair+ 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
xxi, 304 pp. Green cloth boards bumped and worn. Lettering rubbed away on backstrip. Front endpapers torn at hinge, showing mesh. Prev. owner's inked name to ffep (and faint remains of earlier owner's embossed surname). Text block edges faintly sunned and a little grubby. Black-and-white frontis drawing, b/w maps. "Eothen contains the episodic narrative of a journey in the Ottoman dominions undertaken by the author in the course of 1834 and 1835, the latter of which years is infamous in Levantine history for the Great Plague of Egypt, described in the book itself." 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Saladin in His Time, Newby, P. H.
5 Newby, P. H. Saladin in His Time
London Faber & Faber 1983 0571130445 / 9780571130443 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Small Octavo 
210 pp. Light wear to upper edges of unclipped dustjacket, including one short closed tear. Spine panel sunned. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white map, Bibliography, Index. "This new study, which places [ | Saladin] against the background of Islamic history, beliefs and culture, is based upon a sympathetic understanding of Moslem attitudes and gives a balanced view of a man who, even by his Moslem enemies and rivals, was regarded as remarkable." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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6 Rodgers, Peter Herzl's Nightmare; One Land, Two People
Melbourne Scribe Publications 2004 1920769315 / 9781920769314 First Australian Paperback Very Good+ Octavo 
138 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Internally as new. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Alone in Arabian Nights, Shah, Sirdar Ikbal Ali
7 Shah, Sirdar Ikbal Ali Alone in Arabian Nights
London Octagon Press 1992 0863040632 / 9780863040634 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
215 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dj. Slight scuffing to lower edge of text block. All else as new. "This most extraordinary book contrasts travels in the Middle East undertaken by the author in the 1930s and the 1960s." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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New Perspectives on Israeli History: The Early Years of the State, Silberstein, Laurence J., editor
8 Silberstein, Laurence J., editor New Perspectives on Israeli History: The Early Years of the State
New York & London New York University Press 1991 0814779298 / 9780814779293 Reprint Paperback Very Good + Octavo 
xi, 281 pp. Slight curl to outer edges of illustrated wraps. A little scuffing to upper edge of text block. Internally as new. "The authors explore such issues as the transition from yishuv to state, early state policy toward the Arab minority, the origins of the Palestinian refugee problem, the conflict over myths and symbols in the early state, early attitudes toward Holocaust victims and survivors, Arab historiography of the 1948 war, Israel-Diaspora relations, and the shaping of Israeli foreign policy." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petraea, and the Holy Land, Stephens, John Lloyd. Edited and with an Introduction by Victor Wolfgang von Hagen
9 Stephens, John Lloyd. Edited and with an Introduction by Victor Wolfgang von Hagen Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petraea, and the Holy Land
Norman, Oklahoma University of Oklahoma Press 1970 080610886X / 9780806108865 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
473 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A little scuffing to edges of text block. Previous bookseller's marks pencilled to half-title. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white plates. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Golda Meir: Woman with a Cause, Syrkin, Marie
10 Syrkin, Marie Golda Meir: Woman with a Cause
London Victor Gollancz 1964 First Hard Cover Good Fair Octavo 
320 pp. General and edgewear, including chips and tears, to unclipped dj. Light wear to blue cloth boards. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Frontis: black-and-white photos of Meir. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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