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A History of Iraq, Second Edition

by Charles Tripp

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May 2002
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Near Fine
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Second Edition
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9780521529006
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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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Published
1991
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Near Fine
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Fourth Edition, Revised and Updated
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9780813311173
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$16.95

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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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2003
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New
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9780060516055
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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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Fine
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9780812979305
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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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Very Good
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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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Published
July 1993
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780060179458
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$7.45

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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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Published
February 2012
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780547134666
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$19.95

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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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The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volumes I - IV (4 vols.)

by Unknown; Powys Mathers (trans.); J.C. Mardrus (trans.)

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Published
1972
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Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$280.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1972. Hardcover. Complete four volume set. First printing. Blue cloth over boards with clear and strong gilt printing to spine and uniform dark blue tint to top edge. Beige paper jackets with red and black printing. Fine books in Fine jackets. Outstanding condition for fifty year-old books. Bindings strong. Clean, unmarked pages. No prior ownership… Read more
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A Brief History of Islam (Wiley Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion)

by Tamara Sonn

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Published
June 2004
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Fine
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9781405109000
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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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Published
February 1992
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Fine
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9780385422208
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$29.95

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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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Published
2000
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Near Fine
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First Indian Paperback Edition
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9788175300408
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$16.95

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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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Published
October 2004
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Near Fine
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9780743253390
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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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Fine
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9781598034905
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$56.95

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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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Published
September 1935
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Very Good
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First Edition
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$71.40

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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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The Great Upheaval: America and the Birth of the Modern World, 1788-1800

by Jay Winik

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Published
September 2007
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Near Fine
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First Edition, Second Printing
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9780060083137
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New York: HarperCollins, September 2007. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / second printing per number line. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Remainder mark. RFID to rear paste-down. Seems unread. xxii + 658 pages. This book redefines the founding era of the United States. As the 1790s began, America was struggling to survive at home and abroad, and the… Read more
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Know Thy Enemy: Profiles of Adversary Leaders and Their Strategic Cultures

by Barry R. Schneider (ed); Jerrold M. Post (ed); Gary M. Servold; Stephen F. Burgess; Merrily Baird; Gregory F. Giles; Jerrold M. Post; Amatzia Baram; Christopher Hemmer; Craig R. Black; Alexander L. George

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Published
July 2003
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As New
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Second Edition
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9780974740300
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$49.95

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Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama: UsAF Counterproliferation Center, July 2003. Trade Paperback. Second Edition. As New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. Not from a library. 331 pages. Profiles the personalities and strategic cultures of some of the United States' most dangerous international rivals. Contents: 1. Deterring international rivals from war and escalation / Barry R. Schneider; 2. Killing in the… Read more
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False Flag

by John Altman

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Published
May 2017
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9781504797726
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Ashland, Oregon: Blackstone Publishing, May 2017. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Single greasy fingerprint to foredge, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 320 pages.
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Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal

by Christopher Moore

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Published
October 2007
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Fine
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Special Gift Edition
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9780061438592
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$95.14

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New York: William Morrow, October 2007. Special Gift Edition designed to look like a bible. Imitation leather. Gilt edges. Bound-in red ribbon marker. Red endpapers. Flexible binding. No dust jacket as issued. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 417 pages. An irreverent, iconoclastic, and divinely… Read more
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The First Century After Beatrice

by Amin Maalouf; Dorothy S. Blair (trans)

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Published
June 1995
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Very Good
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780807613733
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$17.95

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New York: George Braziller, June 1995. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition. Baby blue paper over boards with gilt lettering to spine. Very Good book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and very tight, tail lightly bumped. Dust stains to top edge. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 192 pages. A French… Read more
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The Journey of Ibn Fattouma

by Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Najib Mahfuz; D. Johnson-Davis (trans)

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Published
September 1992
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Near Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780385423236
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$13.95

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New York: Doubleday, September 1992. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition, Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and very tight. Dust stains to edges. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 148 pages. Translation of: Riḥlat Ibn Faṭṭūmah.
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