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Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques: King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz

By: Al-Farsy, Fouad

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Guernsey, Channel Islands, Knight Communications: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04451

ISBN: 1874132178

Condition: Near Fine


282 pp., Bibliography and Index. Color photos and charts. View more info

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Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Volume 59, Number 1, January 2000

By: Biggs, Robert D. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 2000

Seller ID: 10410

Condition: Near Fine


Contents: A Genizah Letter from Rhodes Evidently Concerning the Reconquest of Crete; Rituals of Ebla II, ì-giš sag: A Purification Ritual or Anointing of the Head?; and Notes on Sumerian Sexual Lyric. 76 pages, including Book Reviews and an alphabetical list of books received. Ads in the back from this and other publishers' books and journals. View more info

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The Eagle and the Lion: The Tragedy of American-Iranian Relations

By: Bill, James A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 04408

ISBN: 0300040970

Condition: Near Fine+


520 pages, with Bibliography, Notes, and Index. View more info

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The Real Suez Crisis: The End of a Great Nineteenth Century Work

By: Georges-Picot, Jacques

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07749

ISBN: 0151759634

Condition: Near Fine


The former Chairman of the Board of the Suez Company answers questions surrounding the Egyptian nationalization of the Suez Canal on the night of July 26, 1956 and the French-run Suez Company being asked to leave. 200 pages. View more info

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The Other Side of Jordan

By: Glueck, Nelson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, American Schools of Oriental Research: 1970

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 02507

Condition: Very Good+


Very light shelf wear, some chipping to the jacket's spine ends. From the author's introduction: "Revised edition of the author's monumental archaeological study. Glueck's exploration covered from the Yarmuk River in the north, bordering Syria, to the Gulf of Aqabah in the south, and from the Iraqi and Arabian deserts to the east and south, westward to that part of the great rift reaching from Turkey to Africa in which the Jordan River and valley, the Dead Sea and the Wadi Arabah are contained. For the first time in modern history an entire land consisting of a complete geographical entity... View more info

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The Jewish State (1896-1946): An Attempt at a Modern Solution of the Jewish Question

By: Herzl, Theodor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, American Zionist Emergency Council: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10607

Condition: Fair


Brown cloth, black lettering on the spine. Bumping and mild shelf wear. Inner front hinge cracked. Foxing to the endpapers. Label pasted on the front free endpaper for Masada, Young Zionists of America. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Biography based on the work of Alex Bein. Introduction by Louis Lipsky. 160 pages with Bibliography and Chronology. View more info

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PLO in Lebanon: Selected Documents

By: Israeli, Raphael (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04364

ISBN: 0297782592

Condition: Very Good


Light spotting to page edges, more at the top edge of the page block. Jacket chipped at the tail of the spine, mild wear. Protected in a new Mylar cover. This book is primarily a collection of classified documents seized by Israel at the PLO Headquarters in Sidon, South Lebanon during the Peace for Galilee campaign in 1982. 316 pages, with Index. Illustrated with black & white photocopies of documents, photos, drawings, and three color maps of Lebanon: Southern Lebanon (June 1982), PLO Bases within UNIFIL Areas (June 1982), and Southern Lebanon Cease Fire Lines (1982). View more info

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The Facts About Palestine

By: Lourie, Arthur

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, American Zionist Emergency Council:

Seller ID: 10606

Condition: Near Fine


No date, circa 1943. 17-page stapled pamphlet promoting the idea of a Jewish state in Palestine. View more info

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Israel: A Country Study

By: Metz, Helen Chapin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S Government Printing Office: 1990

Edition: Third Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 03027

Condition: Near Fine


Area Handbook Series, research completed 1988. 416 pp., including Bibliography, Glossary, and Index. Illustrated with many figures and photos. View more info

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No Victor, No Vanquished: The Yom Kippur War

By: O'Ballance, Edgar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Novato, California, Presidio Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 08894

ISBN: 0891410171

Condition: Fine


Tear along the front flap fold of the dust jacket, otherwise a fine copy. 370 pages with Index. Black and white photos. View more info

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The Gulf States and Oman

By: Osborne, Christine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Croom Helm: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07091

ISBN: 085664515x

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear and some age toning to the edges of the jacket. Clean interior. 208 pages with Bibliography and Index. Numerous photos in both color and black and white. View more info

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The Slopes of Lebanon

By: Oz, Amos; Goldberg-Bartura, Maurie (translator)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, U.S.A., Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, Publishers: 1989

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 02056

ISBN: 0151830908

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder stripe bottom edge. Light sticker shadow at bottom of front panel. View more info

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The Road Not Taken: Early Arab-Israeli Negotiations

By: Rabinovich, Itamar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 07016

ISBN: 0195060660

Condition: Near Fine


259 pages, with Notes, Bibliography, and Index. View more info

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A Day At Qumran: The Dead Sea Sect and Its Scrolls

By: Roitman, Adolfo (Editor & Exhibit Curator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, The Israel Museum: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08671

ISBN: 9652782068

Condition: Fine


Exhibition catalog in both English and Hebrew. 70 pages, numerous photographs. View more info

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Harvest in the Desert

By: Samuel, Maurice

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Jewish Publication Society of America: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02573

Condition: Very Good


Shelf wear, bumping to boards. Jacket price-clipped, edge-worn and chipped. Large piece missing at head of spine, affecting the first letter of the title. 316 pages. Story of the Zionist Movement and the creation of a Jewish Homeland in Palestine. View more info

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The Forgotten Ally

By: Van Paassen, Pierre

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1944

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 10566

Condition: Good


Shelf wear, rubbing wear to the extremities. Very light foxing to the fore-edge and bottom edge of the page block. Personalized inscription from the author on the half-title page: "For my friend Freddy ___ with best wishes, Pierre Van Paassen." On the verso of the half-title page is a gift inscription to the previous owner. The dust jacket is chipped and edge-worn, but no large tears or staining. Protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. 343 pages. Endpaper maps, The Arab World, with Palestine highlighted. 1969 newspaper article about the future of the Middle East laid in at the front of the b... View more info

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Sons of Sinbad: The Great Tradition of Arab Seamanship in the Indian Ocean

By: Villiers, Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09328

Condition: Very Good


Mild edge wear to book and dust jacket. Slight lean to the spine. Jacket is also price-clipped and has a short tear at the top of the front flap. Gift inscription on the blank page following the front endpapers. 414 pages with Index. Illustrated with endpaper maps and black and white photos. View more info

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Bar-Kokhba: The Rediscovery of the Legendary Hero of the Second Jewish Revolt Against Rome

By: Yadin, Yigael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 02861

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket chipped at the head of the spine and has a large piece missing from top of rear panel. Original price on flap marked out and a discounted price written underneath. Otherwise, the jacket is in nice ocndition. Protected now in a new mylar cover. 271 pages, profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. View more info