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The Harafish

by Naguib Mahfouz; Naguib Mahfuz; Najib Mahfouz; Najib Mahfuz; Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Catherine Cobham (trans)

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Published
April 1995
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0385423357
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New York: Anchor Books, April 1995. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Interior tanned, but unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean. Slight dogear to top front corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 406 pages. An epic novel that chronicles the dramatic history of the al-Nagi family: a family that moves, over many generations, from the height… Read more
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North African Cooking : Exotic Delights from Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, and Egypt

by Hilary Walden

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Near Fine
Published
September 1995
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
1853487015
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London: New Burlington Books, September 1995. Hardcover. Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket spine faded, otherwise clean and bright. No tears, creases, or folds. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 128 pages. 100 recipes. Color illustrations.
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The Discovery of Ancient Egypt

by Alberto Siliotti

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Fine
Published
1998
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
8880953206
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Boston & Chermignon, Switzerland: White Star, 1998. Hardcover. Very Good book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Dust stains to top edge. Jacket clean and bright. No tears, folds or creases. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 359 pages. Lavishly illustrated. 14.25 x 10.25 x 1.3 inches. 6.75 pounds. Heavy item: extra charges for expedited or international… Read more
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A History of the Arab Peoples

by Albert Hourani

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Used - Very Good
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1991
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0674395654
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Cambridge: Belknap Press, March 1991. Hardcover. First Edition (not stated). Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Foxing to top edge. Spine ends bumped. Spine straight and tight. Light shelfwear to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxii + 551 pages. A History of the Arab Peoples covers not only political history,… Read more
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Midaq Alley

by Naguib Mahfouz; Naguib Mahfuz; Najib Mahfouz; Najib Mahfuz; Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Trevor Le Gassick (trans)

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Published
1975
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Paperback
ISBN 10
9774240588
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Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1975. Paperback. Fourth Printing, 1988. Very Good. Gift inscription to title page. Text unmarked. Spine cocked. Heavy reading wear to covers and edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xi + 246 pages. Translation of: Zuqāq al-Midaqq.
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The Search

by Naguib Mahfouz; Naguib Mahfuz; Najib Mahfouz; Najib Mahfuz; Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Mohamed Islam (trans), Magdi Wahba (ed)

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Published
1987
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Paperback
ISBN 10
9774241606
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Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1987. Paperback. Third Printing, 1988. Very Good. Interior unmarked. Spine cocked and creased. Reading wear to covers and edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 126 pages. Translation of: al-Ṭarīq.
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A History of Iraq, Third Edition

by Charles Tripp

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Used - Fine
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Third Edition
Published
September 2007
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
052170247X
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, September 2007. Trade Paperback. Third Edition. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 386 pages.
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A History of Iraq, Second Edition

by Charles Tripp

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Edition
Second Edition
Published
May 2002
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
052152900X
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, May 2002. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Light edge and corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxii + 324 pages. Since its establishment by the British in the 1920s, Iraq has witnessed the rise and fall of successive authoritarian regimes, competing ruthlessly… Read more
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A Concise History of the Middle East, Fourth Edition, Revised and Updated

by Arthur Goldschmidt, Jr.

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
Fourth Edition, Revised and Updated
Published
1991
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0813311179
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Boulder: Westview Press, 1991. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean. Light rubbing and corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 465 pages; illustrations and maps.
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What Went Wrong?: The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East

by Bernard Lewis

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Published
2003
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ISBN 10
0060516054
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New York: HarperCollins / Perennial, 2003. Trade Paperback. New. Pristine inside and out. Not a remainder. Not damaged. 186 pages. For centuries, the world of Islam was in the forefront of human achievement--the foremost military and economic power in the world, the leader in the arts and sciences of civilization. Christian Europe was seen as an outer darkness of… Read more
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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books

by Azar Nafisi

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November 2008
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ISBN 10
0812979303
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New York: Random House, November 2008. Trade Paperback. Full number line. Fine. Slight corner wear, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 380 pages. Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Azar Nafisi, a bold and inspired teacher, secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students… Read more
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Hora (Songs and Dances of Israel)

by Oranim Zabar Israeli Troupe; Geula Gill; Fred Berk

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Published
1961
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Photocopy
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New York: Elektra EKL 186, 1961. Photocopy of the 24 page pamphlet inserted with the Elektra 33 rpm record EKL 186. Contains directions for the dances by Fred Berk and texts of the songs in Hebrew (transliterated) with English translations inserted with the Elektra 33 rpm record EKL 186. Photocopy of the pamphlet only, does NOT include the phonograph recording.… Read more
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Honor Among Thieves : A Novel

by Jeffrey Archer

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Used - Near Fine
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
July 1993
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0060179457
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New York: HarperCollins, July 1993. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Very Good cover. Interior lightly tanned, but unmarked. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with light edgewear and half-inch tear to lower rear hinge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 381 pages.
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House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East

by Anthony Shadid

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As New
Edition
First Edition
Published
February 2012
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0547134665
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Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, February 2012. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Fine book in an As New jacket. Spine tail lightly bumped, otherwise pristine inside and out. Nor from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 311 pages.
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A Brief History of Islam (Wiley Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion)

by Tamara Sonn

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June 2004
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ISBN 10
1405109009
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Malden, Massachusetts: Blackwell, June 2004. Trade Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Light corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xviii + 203 pages. A concise and absorbing account of Islamic history and of Islam's role in today's global society. This book spans Islamic history from the life… Read more
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The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor

by John Barth

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February 1992
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ISBN 10
0385422202
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New York: Anchor Books, February 1992. Trade Paperback. 2nd printing. Fine. Unmarked. Light toning to page edges, otherwise As New. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 573 pages. This is the story of Simon Behler, a popular journalist whose career has peaked. In 1980 he is lost overboard while… Read more
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In an Antique Land

by Amitav Ghosh

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Edition
First Indian Paperback Edition
Published
2000
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Paperback
ISBN 10
817530040X
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New Delhi: Permanent Black / Ravi Dayal, 2000. Trade Paperback. First Indian Paperback Edition. No additional printings listed. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Rear cover has sticker from Giggles Bookshop and three-inch crease at bottom edge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 393 pages. An ethnography in narrative form. Combining shrewd observations… Read more
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House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World's Two Most Powerful Dynasties

by Craig Unger

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October 2004
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ISBN 10
0743253396
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New York: Scribner. October 2004. Trade Paperback. Second printing per number line. Near Fine. Lightly tanned. Text unmarked. Slight corner wear. Old price sticker. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. ix + 370 pages. This book explains the impact of the thirty-year relationship between the Bush family and the House of Saud on American foreign policy, business,… Read more
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Late Antiquity : Crisis and Transformation (The Great Courses, 3480, DVD)

by Thomas F. X. Noble

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Published
2008
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DVD
ISBN 10
1598034901
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Compnay, 2008. DVD. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six Fine DVDs in the original case along with a Very Good 172-page paperback Course Guidebook. Disks show only slight signs of prior use; no scratches. Slight shelfwear to case. Guidebook has two pages of vocabulary written in the "notes" pages at the end, otherwise Fine. Not from a library.… Read more
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Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, Illustrated by E. Mackinstry

by Elizabeth Mackinstry

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Used - Very Good
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No Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
September 1935
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Hardcover
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New York: Macmillan. Hardcover. September 1935. First Edition / no additional printings listed. Green cloth over boards with black lettering and lamp decoration to front cover. Yellow endpapers. Lavishly illustrated. Very Good book / no dust jacket. Bookplate to front pastedown. Text block unmarked. Binding tight. Fading to spine and both covers, but black lettering is still dark. Not from… Read more
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