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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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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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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 attempting to retrace the… 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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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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The Realm of Prester John

by Robert Silverberg

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1972. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Grey linen over boards with purple and gold lettering to spine. Map endpapers. Deckle edge. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Jacket is rubbed with light edgewear and a one inch tear to rear panel, now in a mylar protector.… 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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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)

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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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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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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July 2003
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As New
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Second Edition
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9780974740300
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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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Plan of Attack

by Bob Woodward

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April 2004
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Good
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First Edition
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9780743255479
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New York: Simon & Schuster, April 2004. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Good book in a good jacket. Reading copy. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight with half-inch tear at head. Two inch tear to jacket at top of spine. Not from a library. 467 pages.
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False Flag

by John Altman

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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. May 16, 2017. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Single greasy fingerprint to foredge, otherwise As New. 320 pages.
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Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal

by Christopher Moore

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Published
2007
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Fine
Edition
Special Gift Edition
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9780061438592
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New York: William Morrow, 2007. Leather Bound. Special Gift Edition. 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 funny tale of the early… Read more
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The First Century After Beatrice

by Amin Maalouf; Dorothy S. Blair (trans)

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Published
1995
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Near Fine
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First U.S. Edition
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9780807613733
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New York: George Braziller, 1995. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and very tight, tail bumped. Dust stains to top edge. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 192 pages. A French entomologist, attending a symposium in Cairo, finds a cruious kind of bean… 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
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First U.S. Edition
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9780385423236
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New York: Doubleday. Hardcover. 1992. First U.S. Edition, September 1992. Near Fine book in an As New 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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Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America's War With Militant Islam

by Mark Bowden

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Published
2006
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780871139252
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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press. Hardcover. 2006. First Edition, second printing. Fine book in an As New jacket. Price sticker on FFEP, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not damaged. 680 pages.
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The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354, Volume IV (Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, Second Series, 178)

by Ibn Batuta

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Published
1994
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As New
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First Edition
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9780904180374
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London: The Hakluyt Society, 1994. Hardcover. Blue cloth over boards with gilt titles to spine and vignette of sailing ship Victoria on front board. As New book in a Near Fine jacket. Light rubbing to jacket. First Edition; not a reprint. Full title: The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭuṭa, A.D. 1325-1354, Translated with revisions and notes from the Arabic text edited by… Read more
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Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq

by Thomas E. Ricks

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Published
2006
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Fine
ISBN
9781594201035
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New York: Penguin. Hardcover. July 25, 2006. Later printing. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine very tight. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 482 pages. Contents: Part I: Containment; 1. A Bad Ending; 2. Containment and Its Discontents; 3. This Changes Everything: The Aftermath of 9/11; 4. The War… Read more
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The Carpet Wars: Ten Years In Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq

by Christopher Kremmer

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2004
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As New
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9788172235819
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New Delhi: HarperCollins India. Trade Paperback. 2004. As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not damaged. xvi + 447 pages. Travels in dangerous places in quest for carpets.
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The Lebanese Traders in Sierra Leone (Change and Continuity in Africa)

by H. L. van der Laan

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Published
1975
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Very Good
ISBN
9789027978813
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The Hague: Mouton, 1975. Paperback. Very Good. Former owners' impression seal to first two pages (Sybil and Penn Handwerker). Text block unmarked. Spine creased and faded. Shelf and reading wear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. x + 385 pages.
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Through Our Enemies' Eyes: Osama bin Laden, Radical Islam, and the Future of America

by Anonymous; Michael Scheuer

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Published
February 2003
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New
ISBN
9781574885538
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Dulles, Virginia: Brassey's. Trade Paperback. February 2003. New. No remainder mark. Not damaged. xxii + 394 pages. The author, former Chief of the CIA Counterterrorism Center's Bin Laden Station, argues that to win the war against terrorism, we must first stop dismissing militant Muslims as "extremists" or "religious fanatics." Formulating a successful military strategy requires that we must see the… Read more
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