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Republic of Fear: The Inside Story of Saddam's Iraq

By: AL-KHALIL, Samir

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Pantheon Books: 1990

Edition: Sixth Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 036710

ISBN: 067973502X

Condition: Fine


Inside story about Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq. 310pp. About 'as new' - bright,clean and unmarked; no creasing to spine. Weight, 330g. View more info

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Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East Singal

By: ANDERSON, Scott

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Canada, Signal: 2013

Edition: First Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 1680

ISBN: 038553292X

Condition: As New


A narrative chronicle of World War I's Arab Revolt explores the pivotal roles of a small group of adventurers and low-level officers who orchestrated a secret effort to control the Middle East, demonstrating how they instigated jihad against British forces, built an elaborate intelligence ring and forged ties to gain valuable oil concessions. xii, 577pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. An almost 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. S... View more info

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Science, the Islamic Legacy

By: ARAMCO

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wasgington, DC, Aramco: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041948

Condition: Fine


Essays on aspects of the Islamic world's contributions to Science over history. Produced by the American Arabian Oil Co, or Aramco, for use/distribution at Vancouver's Expo '86, International Exposition. Latere reprinted. 8.25" by 10.75", 64pp, profusely illustrated in color.Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 193g. View more info

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The Secret History of Al Qaeda

By: ATWAN, Abdel Bari

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Univ of California Press: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 041477

ISBN: 0520249747

Condition: As New


Drawing on unparalleled access to Osama bin Laden and his key associates, journalist Abdel Bari Atwan gives an incisive and timely account, the clearest we have so far, of the rise of the notorious terrorist organization, al Qaeda. In this lively narrative, the author establishes what al Qaeda is or has become, what it wants, what its capabilities are, and how the West can answer its complaints and challenges. 256 p. ; 22 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, un... View more info

The Dead Sea Scrolls Deception

By: BAIGENT, Michael and LEIGH, Richard

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Summit: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 036384

ISBN: 0671734547

Condition: Fine


Why a handful of religious scholars conspired to suppress the revolutionary contents of the Dead Sea Scrolls. 1st U.S. edition, 8vo, 268pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover with red cloth spine and beige paper boards, and with dustjacket. Not a Book Club edition. A 'near new' copy. Weight, 552g View more info

Islamic Textiles

By: BAKER, Patricia L.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, British Museum Pubns Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32883

ISBN: 0714125229

Condition: Fine


History of the development of Textiles in the Islamic world. 192pp : with 76 colour and 58 b&w illustrations ; 29 cm. Unpacked weight, 1.087kg. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight.... View more info

The Persians, from the earliest days to the twentieth Century

By: BAUSANI, Alessandro

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Elek Books: 1971

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 16271

ISBN: 0236177605

Condition: About Fine


A detailed study of the development of Persia, examining the dynasties, economic factors, and social structures which have shaped the nation's political and cultural history. translated from the Italian by J.B. Donne. 204 pages, 8 plates illustrations, maps 23 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square and the cloth shows no wear. The price-clipped dustjacketshows some light surface rubbing but no tears, chips etc. Weight, 404g. View more info

Looking for Dilmun

By: BIBBY, Geoffrey

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23385

Condition: Near Fine


Personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great ancient civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000 year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer and the Indus Valley. 383pp, illustrated. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, with a tight square binding and no wear to red cloth. Dustjacket has edge wear, tape repair etc., but still looks quite presentable. Weight, 860g. View more info

Guide to Bogazkoy

By: BITTEL, Kurt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ankara, Archaeological Museum of Ankara: 1968

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 20366

Condition: VG+


Guide to the archaeological resouces in the vicinity of Bogazkoy in Turkey. 79pp, illustrated in b&w and in color, maps. Bright, clean copy with a sound, stapled binding. Small ink name to top margin of front wrap. Weight, 130g. View more info

Palestine

By: BOULTON, W. H.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co.:

Edition: First [assumed]

Seller ID: 17889

Condition: Good VG


History of Palestine with an emphasis on its archaeology and biblical connection. Undated, circa 1930s. Small signature to ffep states 'Mt. Carmel, [19]45'. 184pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Sound binding, no wear to hinges. Minor wear to black cloth boards, and spine darkened. Weight, 350g. View more info

It Was, It Was Not: Essays and Art on the War Against Iraq

By: BRIEMBERG, Mordecai - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vancouver, New Star Books: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 14943

ISBN: 0-921586-21-3

Condition: Near Fine


Collection of information, viewpoints, art, poetry, and song relating to the Gulf War. 366pp, illustrated. Bright copy with a tight, square binding. Unmarked. Near new copy. Weight, 410g. View more info

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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women

By: BROOKS, Geraldine

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Anchor Books: 1996

Edition: 25th Printing

Seller ID: 039395

ISBN: 0385475772

Condition: Almost 'As New'


Studies of the daily lives of Muslim women in the Middle East. 255pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a crease-free spine - almost 'as new'. Weight, 214g. View more info

British Syrian Mission Training Institution, Beyrout

By: BSM

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Wimbledon, British Syrian Mission:

Seller ID: 20115

Condition: Good VG


Unused, printed postcard. Photo of the BSM Training Institute building in Beirut, Lebanon. Picture Post Card Series I. Undated, circa 1905. Unused reverse. Ships at cost via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail View more info

The Rise of Islam

By: BULLOCK, Alan - Introduction

Price: $6.75

Publisher: London, Marshall Cavendish Books: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33173

ISBN: 0462005208

Condition: Near Fine


A volume in the Marshall Cavendish Learning System series. No. H5. 64pp, illustrated in color. Bright, clean and unmarked with a sound binding. Unpacked weight, 210g. Lettermail rates within Canada. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per t... View more info

Between Arab and Israeli

By: BURNS, Lt.-Gen. E. L. M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin & Co.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14625

Condition: About Fine


An account of the workings of the Truce Supervision Organisation keeping the peace between Israel and its Arab neighbours, 1954-6. 336pp, photo illustrated. Bright and clean with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket has some edge wear and small tape repairs. Weight, 800g. View more info

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Late for Tea at the Deer Palace: The Lost Dreams of My Iraqi Family

By: CHALABI, Tamara

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., HarperCollins: 2011

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 051706

ISBN: 0061240397

Condition: Fine


Relates the author's entrance into Iraq in 2003, ten days after the fall of Baghdad, to investigate the rich history of her family, who held a privileged place in Iraqi society until the 1950s, when they were forced to flee. xxxiii, 414 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm. Book is clean and unmarked, pages bright white. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound. No wear to the boards. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Almost 'as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post an... View more info

Pirates and Emperors, Old and New : International Terrorism in the Real World

By: CHOMSKY, Noam

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Between the Lines: 2002

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 30780

ISBN: 1896357636

Condition: Fine


New, fully updated edition of Chomsky's classic dissection of terrorism explores the role of the US in the Middle East'. 233pp. Bright, clean and unmarked, almost 'as new'. Weight, 300g. View more info

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The Road to Ubar: Finding the Atlantis of the Sands

By: CLAPP, Nicholas

Price: $11.50

Publisher: UK, Souvenir Press Ltd: 2000

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 10519

ISBN: 0285635441

Condition: VG+


The search for Ubar, the lost City of Arabia. Originally published: U.S.: Houghton Mifflin, 1998; London: Souvenir, 1999. 352 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. Interior is very bright and clean and is unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Very faint crease to spine. Top corner of front wrapper is creased. Near new, lightly used. Weight, 413g. View more info

By Blood & Fire: The Attack on the King David Hotel

By: CLARKE, Thurston

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23294

ISBN: 0399126058

Condition: About Fine


An account of the day of July 22, 1946, when six members of Menahem Begin's Irgun Zvai Leumi blew up the King David Hotel in Jerusalem. 304pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps, plans. Very bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to boards. Dustjacket, unclipped, is nearly similar. Weight, 640g. View more info

Behind the Silken Curtain: A Personal Account of Anglo-American Diplomacy in Palestine and the Middle East

By: CRUM, Bartley C.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1947

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 23880

Condition: VG+


One man's account of his experiences, 'behind the silken curtain of secret diplomacy, censorship and propaganda which veils the problem of Palestine and that of the homeless jewish displaced persons of Europe'. 297pp, frontis map. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket has edge wear, chips, etc, but is reasonably clean and complete. Weight, 470g. View more info