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Image for The Scientific Results of The Royal Geographical Society’s Oman Wahiba Sands Project 1985-1987. The Journal of Oman Studies. Special Report No. 3.

The Scientific Results of The Royal Geographical Society’s Oman Wahiba Sands Project 1985-1987. The Journal of Oman Studies. Special Report No. 3.

By: N/A

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Sultanate of Oman. Ministry of Information and Culture. 1988 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 76986


Hardback. Size 12 x 8.5 inches. In orangee cloth covers with black illustration and lettering to spine and front. In glossy illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW spine faded.) Front endpaper lifted from board. Else a clean and tight copy. Collection of papers on archaeological and historical aspects of the Sultanate of Oman. 576pp. With b/w photographs, plans and diagrams. Colour frontis. View more info

Image for Publish It Not... The Middle East Cover-Up. Signed Copy.

Publish It Not... The Middle East Cover-Up. Signed Copy.

By: ADAMS, M.; MAYHEW, C.;

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Longman 1975 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76876


Hardback. Approx 9.5 x 6 ins. In black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW minor rubbing to edges, rubbing to ends of spine, label to rear, in plastic sleeve.) Some minor rubbing to edges of cloth. Some minor spots to endpapers and page edges. Signed & dedicated on front endpaper by Michael Adams. Else Inside pages very clean and tight. 193pp. View more info

Image for Oil, A Dream Comes True.

Oil, A Dream Comes True.

By: ADCO;

Price: £34.00

Publisher: United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) 1989 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76901


Large hardback. Approx 11 x 9 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW small minor tears to corners, slightly faded.) Some minor rubbing to edges of cloth. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 63pp. Many colour and B&W photo illustrations. In English and Arabic. View more info

Petra. A Brief History and Some Photographs.

By: Anon:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Hashemite Kingdom of Trans-Jordan. Department of Antiquities. 1938:

Seller ID: 58386


Tall 8vo. In limp card covers with black lettering to front. In very good condition. Front cover part faded. Owner’s inscription in pencil on back cover.Small marks to front. Else a clean and tight copy. 40pp. With b/w photo plates and maps. History of the ancient city of Petra. View more info

SOUTH-WEST ASIA SYSTEMATIC REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY SERIES;VOL.8

By: BRICE, WILLIAM C

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Universtiy of London Press 1966 1st edition:

Seller ID: 52409


Bound in original blue cloth with gilt on spine with dustwrapper In good condition with good dustwrapper. Some slight rubbing and marks to dustwrapper. Not price clipped. Inside very clean & tight. No inscriptions or other marks. 448pp. Prof ills. with b/w photographs and maps. Maps on endpapers. South West Asia is the “Charing Cross” of the old world, through which, routes of trade, migration and conquest join Europe with the Far East and Central Asia wi... View more info

Image for Cairo, Jerusalem & Damascus. Three Chief Cities of the Egyptian Sultans. With illustrations in colour by W.S Tyrwhitt and additional plates by Reginald Barratt.

Cairo, Jerusalem & Damascus. Three Chief Cities of the Egyptian Sultans. With illustrations in colour by W.S Tyrwhitt and additional plates by Reginald Barratt.

By: MARGOLIOUTH, D. S.:

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London Chatto & Windus, 1907 1st Ltd Numbered Edition.:

Seller ID: 78566


Hardback, Tall 8vo. (approx 10 x 8 ins.) In full vellum binding with gilt lettering to spine and front, with small square coloured plate to front. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Some darkening and minor rubbing to boards. Top portion of plate at front torn and lost. Endpapers darkened with some large foxing spots, some heavy foxing to plates throughout. Limited numbered copy 9/112. Some foxing to pages opposite plates. Else clean and tight. 30... View more info

Aramco and its World. Arabia and the Middle East. (Arab American Oil Company).

By: NAWWAB, ISMAIL I. / SPEERS, PETER C. / HOYE, PAUL F. (eds):

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aramco. Dhahran. Saudi Arabia. 1980 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73396


Size 8.75 x 11.25 inches. In blue cloth covers with light blue lettering to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine rubbed at ends with chips and tears. Slightly creased along edges with small tears. Not price clipped). Relevant letter in front. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1982. Large fold out maps loose in back, one slightly rubbed at one edge. Else a clean and tight copy. 275pp. With colour an... View more info

Image for Personal Narrative of a Year's Journey through Central and Eastern Arabia.(1862-63).

Personal Narrative of a Year's Journey through Central and Eastern Arabia.(1862-63).

By: PALGRAVE, William Gifford:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. 1883 10th thousand:

Seller ID: 79709


Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. Fine binding in full polished calf leather binding, raised banding to spine, extensive gilt decoration, gilt lettering to green leather spine label, gilt decorative paneled boards, with gilt school-crest vignette to front. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some minor darkening to spine, spine label faded, with fading to immediate rear spine edge. Some minor rubbing/handling to boards, else binding nice and bright. Prize l... View more info

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Egypt Painted and Described

By: TALBOT KELLY, R:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. BLACK, 1904:

Seller ID: 79090


Hardback, Tall 8vo. 9 x 6.5 inches. Light blue cloth with gilt lettering and printed designs to front and spine. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Spine slightly darkened. Some minor handling marks to boards. Bookseller label to front “Chapman & Wilson, York.” Neat insacription to endpaper, some light foxing spots to pages, Else a very clean and tight copy. 246pp. Illustrated with 75 coloured plates. View more info

The Hashemite Kingdom of the Jordan.

By: TOUKAN, CAPTAIN S.:

Price: £59.00

Publisher: Private. 1952:

Seller ID: 58381


Tall 8vo. In illustrated hard card covers with green cloth spine. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; rubbed and torn along top edge with some piecs missing. Part faded. Small marks to back. Not price clipped). Covers part faded. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. Unpaginated. Prof. ills. with b/w photographs and fold out map. Pictorial description of Jordan. Some pages in Arabic script. Titles of photographs in Arabic and English. B... View more info