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1 Folk Tales from Iraq
London Books and Books 1995 Paper Wrappers Fine 
205pp, illustrated. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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2 H. M. S. Gurkha: The Third Commission 1966-1968
Portsmouth Hard Back Very Good 
32pp, illustrated, gilt heraldric device on front cover, green cloth boards, tips of spine rubbed, overall neat clean copy. Persian Gulf Squadron. Reprint the Victoria Cross Citation of Rambahadur Limbu in honor of the name sake of the boat. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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3 Notes On the Prevention of Disease in Palestine
Paper Wrappers Good 
7pp, no place of publication or date, circa 1938, 'The following instructions should be carefully studied and maintained in every headquarters, orderly room, company office; Officers' and Seargeants' Mess; in each reception station and medical inspection room; each married quarter; all detachments; and in possession of managers and sub-managers of the N.A.A.F.I. They can be obtained from the office of the Deputy Assistant Director of Hygiene, British Forces in Palestine and Trans-Jordan, and must be handed over to new units or families on relief'. Stapes very rusty and stained paper arround staples, pages thumbed, small hole in back cover. Servicable copy 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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4 The Travel Sale: Mediterranean & Middle East (Auction October 2001)
London Sotheby's 2001 Paper Wrappers Fine 
218pp, copious colour illustrations. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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5 The Wetlands and Waterfowl of Iran
Game and Fish Department of Iran 1971 Paper Wrappers Very Good 
43pp, illustrated including 3 maps, 7 full page colour plates, 5 half page black and white plates and 2 full page black and white, some rubbing to spine, overall neat clean copy. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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6 ABDULAZIZ (Abbas) L'Industrialisation Du Tiers-monde Conception Generale et Essai D'Application Aus Pays Arabes et A L'Irak
Full-Leather Fine 
362pp, all edge gilt fine leather binding by Zaehnsdorf, London, on a PhD thesis. ' Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociales: Doctorat de 3e Cycle) probably written in 1980s. Text in French. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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7 Alaoui (Brahim) Khammash (Ammar) Bikai (Pierre) Darat Al Funun: Art, Architecture, Archaeology
Jordan Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation 1998 Hard Back Very Good Very Good 
142pp, illustrated including colour plates, with dust wrapper, tips of spine slightly bumped, ofall neat clean copy. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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8 Davidson, Cynthia Legacies for the Future : Contemporary Architecture in Islamic Societies
London Thames & Hudson 1998 0500280878 / 9780500280874 Paperback Fine 
175pp, illustrated, bright clean copy. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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9 Facey, William Saudi Arabia by First Photographers
London Stacy International 1996 0905743741 / 9780905743745 Hard Back Very Good Very Good 
128pp, illustratedminor creasing to the top edge of dust wrapper and small nick to edge of dust wrapper, overall neat clean copy with no markings or anotations. 
Price: 58.00 GBP
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10 Garland (Major H.) Bannister (C. O.) Ancient Egyptian Metallurgy
London Charles Griffin 1927 Hard Back Very Good 
214pp, illustrated frontis piece with tissue guard and illustrations in text, bright green cloth binding with gilt title, front cover has two parallel lines, blind stamped, framing the cover, no title or publisher on spine, possibly not publishers cloth, light foxing to end pages and light browning to text, overall neat clean copy. The author Major Garland invented the Garland Grenade. which was used at Gallipoli, during 1916 he trekked in the desert disguised as an Arab, destroying the Turkish Railway. He was awarded the O.B. E., M.C., the Arabian order "El Nahdeh" and twice the "Orer of the Nile". 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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Meisterstücke Orientalischer Knüpfkunst. Neubearbeitet Nach R. v. Oettingen und Erweitert 2 Volumes, GROTE-HASENBALG  (Werner)
11 GROTE-HASENBALG (Werner) Meisterstücke Orientalischer Knüpfkunst. Neubearbeitet Nach R. v. Oettingen und Erweitert 2 Volumes
Berlin Scarabaeus-Verlag 1921 Portfolio Good 
two porfolios comprising 60 loose colour plates in each portfolio, each plate has description on back, text is German, the first volume has a fold out map of centres of carpet production, text on back is German, volume two has a list of plates, volume one lacks list of plates, all plates are present, there is a small booksellers label on inside front cover of portfolio volume 1, gives Max Spielmeyer, Berlin, the porfolios show some wear with small tears to tips of spine and there is a tear along an internal fold of porfolio 1, some fading to spine, the plates are in very good condition, 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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12 Harney, Desmond The Priest and the King : An Eyewitness Account of the Iranian Revolution
London Tauris Press 1998 186064319 Hard Back Near Fine Near Fine 
205pp, with dust wrapper, neat clean copy with no markings or annotations. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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13 Hejaiej, Monia Behind Closed Doors : Women's Oral Narratives in Tunis
New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press 1996 081352377x / 9780813523774 Paper Wrappers Fine 
369pp, paper back edition, excellent condition 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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14 Henry-Bordeaux (Paule) The Circe of the Deserts
London Hurst & Blackett Hard Back Good 
246pp, frontis piece, moderate foxing with occasional heavy spotting, minor ink line to blank page oppostie first page of chapter one, tips of spine slightly bumpedwith small nick in cloth, minor fading to spine, overall good sound copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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15 HUTCHEON (J. Edith) The Pearl of the East
London Marshall Brothers/British Syrian Mission 1920 Paper Wrappers Fair 
90pp, illustrated 2 colour plates and 19 other plates, pictorial covers, some creasing to edges of covers, glue stain along hinge back cover, heavy foxing. Book written to promote missionary work in Syria. Also includes small leaflet also written by Hutcheon promoting British Syrian Mission and asking for funds. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Au Maroc, Loti (Pierre)
16 Loti (Pierre) Au Maroc
Paris Calmann Levy 1898 Hard Back Good 
iv+358pp, quarter bound with cream cloth (or vellum) on green cloth, Trente et unième Édition, foxed, some pages heavily foxed towards front of book, silk ribbon bookmark present but not attached, spine discoloured, good sound copy. Text in French 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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17 Malti-Douglas, Fedwa Medicines of the Soul : Female Bodies and Sacred Geographies in a Transnational Islam
2001 0520215931 / 9780520215931 Hard Back Very Good No dust Wrapper 
224pp, small bump foot of spine, overall neat clean copy with no markings or annotations. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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18 Mathers (E. Powys) [translator] The Eastern Anthology: Eastern Love Volume 3
John Rodker 1928 Full Leather Very Good Hester Sainsbury 
volume 3 only of a 4 volume set, volume three comprises of Vol. VII: Comrade Loves of the Samurai by Saikaku Ebara and Songs of the Geishas. Vol. VIII: Ninety Short Tales of Love and Women from the Arabic. Vol. IX: The Loves of Dasin and Musa-Ag-Amastan from the Tamashek and Camel-Boy Rhythms from the Arabic, limited edition of 1000 copies, the number is given in volume one so this volume is not numbered, rag paper, illustrated with copper plate engravings by Hester Sainsbury, printed and hand-coloured by Messrs. A. Alexander and Sons, Ltd. attractive leather binding as published, with blind stamp decoration around edge and abstract decoration in black on front cover, top edge gilt, slight rubbing to tips of spine, browning to end pages, foxing to foredge, overall neat clean copy. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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19 NOBLECOURT (Christine Desroches) The Sculpture of Ancient Egypt: The New Kingdom and Amarna Period
London The Oldbourne Press 1960 Hard Back Very Good + Very Good + Folio 
xv+ 33 full page photo plates by F. L. Kenett, light crease to front blank page, tips spine dust wrapper slight rubbed with very smllnick to top, bottom edge boards slightly rubbed, striking dust wrapper protected by plastic cover with couple of tears. An excellent copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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20 Oxford Analytica Islam in Perspective.
Oxford Oxford Analytica Limited 1986 Hard Back Near Fine No dust Wrapper as Issued 
211pp, bound in blue cloth with gilt title, printing on one side of page only, word confidential printed at top of title page, at foot stated copy number and hand written 87AV191, bright clean copy. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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