Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Next >

The Olive Route : A Personal Journey Through the Heart of the Mediterranean

By Drinkwater, Carol

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2006. "Starting out from her Provencal olive farm to distant Mediterranean shores .. on a quest for the olive's ancient secrets .. tracking , amongst others, the Cretans, Phoenicians Greeks and Romans, as well as encountering its modern-day inhabitants [she] returns to her home bringing with her many inspirational tales of this tree of eternity" 328p. index (chip to dj, else fine) (Greece pp.221-255, Crete pp. 256-278) . 1st UK Ed.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$35.00

Qatar

London: Apollo Art Travel, 2015. A supplement to Apollo magazine publicising art in Qatar. Sponsored by Qatar Airways. 26p. illus.. First Thus. Original Wraps. As New.

$8.00

Arabian Peninsula

By Hazzard, Harry W.

Garden City NY: American Geographical Society / Nelson Doubleday, 1959. The American Geographical Society "Around the World" series described countries in a a standard format for American schools. Each booklet was issued with coloured stickers to illustrate the text. 64p. Stickers have already been inserted in appropriate spaces. . Original Wraps. Near Fine.

$8.00

Syria : A Living History

By Aga Khan Museum

Toronto: Aga Khan Museum, 2016. Catalogue of an exhibition at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, October 15 th 2016 - February 16th 2017. . 1st Can Ed. Softcover. New.

$20.00

Ugarit

By Haydar, Jamal Hassan

Lattakia, Syria : Almersat Publishing House, 2009. A short but well described and illustrated local guide to the site at Ras Shamra in Syria where the extinct city of Ugarit, the oldest human settlement on the Syrian coast was excavated. 63p. Ilus [col] bibliography.. First Edition. Softcover. As New.

$21.00

The Middle East: 2000 Years of History from the Rise of Christianity to the Present Day (History of Civilization)
stock photo

The Middle East: 2000 Years of History from the Rise of Christianity to the Present Day (History of Civilization)

By Lewis, Bernard

London: Phoenix / Orion, 2000. The birthplace of three religions and many civilizations, the Middle East was for centuries a major centre of knowledge and ideas, of techniques and commodities and, at times, of military and political power. As well as describing the forces which shaped the history of the Middle East, Bernard Lewis looks at the pervasive impact, in modern times, of Western ideas and technology. Rich in vivid detail, The Middle East is a brilliant survey of the history and civilizations of the region. 433p. illus maps.bibliography.index. Reprint. Softcover. As New.

$21.00

The Gold-Mines of Midian
stock photo

The Gold-Mines of Midian

By Burton, Richard Francis

New York: Dover Publications, 1995. Originally published as "The Gold-Mines of Midian and the Ruined Midianite Cities, a Fortnight's Tour in North-Western Arabia" bY C Kegan Paul in 1878. 398p. maps illus. Nmed of previus owner on title page sle near fine. Facsimile Reprint. Softcover. Very Good.

$15.00

From the Holy Mountain : A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium.
stock photo

From the Holy Mountain : A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium.

By Dalrymple, William

London: Flamingo, 1997. In 587 AD, two monks set off on an extraordinary journey that would take them in an arc across the entire Byzantine world, from the shores of the Bosphorus to the sand dunes of Egypt. On the way John Moschos and his pupil Sophronius the Sophist stayed in caves, monasteries, and remote hermitages, collecting the wisdom of the stylites and the desert fathers before their fragile world finally shattered under the great eruption of Islam. More than a thousand years later, using Moschos's writings as his guide, William Dalrymple sets off to retrace their footsteps and composes "an evensong for a dying civilization" --"Kirkus Reviews," 483p. plates (some col) maps on endpapers. bibliography.index. Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$10.00

Egypt and the Holy Land in Historic Photographs: Seventy-Seven Views by Francis Frith
stock photo

Egypt and the Holy Land in Historic Photographs: Seventy-Seven Views by Francis Frith

By Frith, Francis

New York: Dover Publications, 1985. Edited by Jon Manchip White. The original Francis Frith photographs were published by William Mackenzie, London 1862. This eduition includes a selection of 77 of these historic photographs. This copy is damaged (some pages chewed at upper right corner) but this does not affect the images themselves. . Reissue. Softcover. Fair > Good.

$4.00

Exploring the Past [IN HEBREW]

By Israel Museum

Jerusalem: Israel Museum, 1972. Introduction to the archaeology of the Middle East in Hebrew. 94p. illus. some foldouts. [Not found in WorldCat] Clean and tight, but cover slightly scuffed. First Thus. Softcover. Very Good.

$20.00

Turkey : Key to the East

By Tobin, Chester M.

New York: G.P.Putnam & Sons, 1944. Book about Turkey by an American author [ Coach for the Turkish Track and Field team at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris) Something of a PR effort describing developments in Turkey after World War I, the modernization of Turkey under Ataturk, and neutral stance during World War II In general not very informative about the situation of the Armenians and Greeks. . New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons, [1944] Document Type:. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Ex-Library.

$17.50

The Hills of Adonis : A Quest in Lebanon.

By Thubron,Colin

Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1968. Fascinating account of travels in the mountains of Lebanon in the days before the devastation of the Civil War. 179p. Illus. Bibliography.Index. News clipped review from newspaper pased to ffep, else near fine. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips.

$20.00

Irak : Ena Deftero Vietnam

By Chorafas, Vangelis & Rizas, Lefteris [eds]

Athens: Monthly Review Imprint /Ellenika Grammata, 2005. Iraq: a second Vietnam? Translation Michael Panagiotakis, Nikos Papapolyzos. 126p. · . 1st Greek Edition. French Wraps. Vey Good.

$20.00

Taxidevontas : Italia, Aigyptos, Sina, Ierusalem, Kypros, Morias

By Kazantzakis,Nikos

Athens: Ekdoseis Ethnos, 2014. Re-issue with an introduction by Nikos Mathaioudakis Essays on various places (Italy, Egypt,Sinai, Jerusalem,Cyprus) that Kazantzakis travelled to in 1926 & 1927. 336p.. Reissue. Decorative Hardcover. New Book from Greece.

$35.00

The archaeological setting of the shrine of Bethphage

By Saller, Sylvester J & Testa, Emmanuele

Jerusalem: Franciscan Press, 1961. Publications du Studium Biblicum Franciscanum. "In this study of 36 ancient monuments discovered near the shrine of Bethpage in Jordan the reader may learn somehting of the early hsitory of that site. Of special interest are the Jewish Christian graffiti found in tomb 21" 120p. illus diagrams. map. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good.

$35.00

The River Jordan : Baing an Illustrated Account of Earth's Most Storied River

By Glueck, Nelson

Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1946. The author was a renowned archaeologist and biblical scholar, former director of the American School of Oriental Research at Jerusalem . This book (published before the 1949 Arab Israeli conflict) describes the history and archaeology of the Jordan valley from prehistoric times through to WWII. Illustrated with aerial photographs and pictures of sites, artifacts and people. 268p. illus. index. maps in endpapers . 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.

$30.00

Ecavations at Ur : a Record of Twelve Years' Work

By Woolley, C Leonard

London: Ernest Benn, 1954. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$40.00

Ur : The First Phases

By Woolley, C Leonard

London: King Penguin, 1946. Small introductory description of the artchaological discovereis at Ur of the Chaldess . 1st UK Edition. Decorative Hardcover. Very Good.

$12.50

The Spring Journey

By Pryce-Jones, Alan

London: Cobden-Sanderson, 1931. Somewhat mannered and self conciously literary account of travels in the Levant : Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Syria, Greece. 320p. plates [B & W] Clean tight copy, ffep missing, slight shelf wear, esp. to head & foot of spine. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$25.00

Middle East. a Record of Travel in the Countries of Egypt, Palestine, Iraq, Turkey and Greece

By Morton,H.V,

London: Methuen, 1943. Selections from three previous travel books :"'In the Steps of the Master", "In the Steps of St. Paul" and "Through the Lands of the Bible" covering general information on places in the Middle East at that time involved in World War II, together with much new writing about Greece & Turkey. 326p. plates.index, maps in endpapers. Donor inscription on half title, Some child's pencil marks in 2 pages at beginning. but overall Good +. 4th.Ed.. Good>Very Good/No Jacket.

$21.00

Next >