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Too Rich: The High Life and Tragic Death of King Farouk by  William Stadiem - 1st Edition - 1991 - from Walnut Valley Books/Books by White (SKU: 010238)

Too Rich: The High Life and Tragic Death of King Farouk

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Too Rich: The High Life and Tragic Death of King Farouk

by Stadiem, William

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
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Near Fine/Very Good
ISBN 10
0881846295
ISBN 13
9780881846294
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New York, NY : Carroll & Graf Publishers , 1991 Carroll & Graf Publishers, New York, NY.1991. Hardcover. Stated First Edition. Book is tight, square, and unmarked but for an un-named book plate on the front pastedown. Book Condition: Near Fine; light bumping to head and tail. DJ: Very Good; NOT Price Clipped ($22.95); light wear and bumping to head, tail, and tips; light wear to flap folds. 409 pp 8vo. This is the tragic story of the rise and fall of rich boy king of Egypt who will always be remembered as the one who brought about the fall of the monarchy in Egypt. The story of Farouq twists and turns through the entire Middle East with the British and the Americans tossed in the pot. Full of Cold War intrigue and machinations that eventually gave the presidency to Gamal Abdel Nasser and began the fall of British and French power in the Middle East. A clean very presentable copy in a Brodart mylar jacket.

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Bookseller
Walnut Valley Books/Books by White US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
010238
Title
Too Rich: The High Life and Tragic Death of King Farouk
Author
Stadiem, William
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0881846295
ISBN 13
9780881846294
Publisher
Carroll & Graf Publishers
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Date published
1991
Keywords
KING FAROUK, King Farouk OF EGYPT, SUEZ CANAL, NASser, MIDDLE EASTERN POLITICS, ARAB-ISRAELI dealings, CAIRO, Alexandria, CIA, British, French, despot, playboy king, Egyptian despot, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Churchill, MI5, Oriental despotism
Bookseller catalogs
Biographies; Cold War;
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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Our SUMMER SALE is on through May 28, 2021 with 20% discounts on all books in our inventory. Walnut Valley Books is a small independent home-based business with the bulk of my holdings being of an American military nature covering everything from the Revolutionary War to the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I also have holdings of books on the Middle East, the southwestern United States (New Mexico especially, Kansas related titles, Oklahoma related titles, and other regionally specialized books. All of my holdings are hand-selected to be good quality books of interest to the reader, historian, or the collector. In addition to the above, you will also find a wide range of other topics such as Medical, US History, autobiographical, biographical, sports, women's studies, and many other eclectic topics.

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