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cover of The Search

The Search

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

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Published
1987
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Very Good
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9789774241604
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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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cover of A Christmas Memory

A Christmas Memory

by Truman Capote

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Published
November 1966
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Fine
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First Edition
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New York: Random House, November 1966. Hardcover in a robust paper-covered cardboard slipcase with portrait of the protagonists pasted on front. First Edition in solo book form. Quarter-bound in teal cloth with beige sidepapers and gilt lettering and decoration. Ocher endpapers. Fine book in a Fine case. Exceptionally clean. Appears unread. Book has a tiny scuff at the top of… Read more
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cover of Leo the African

Leo the African

by Amin Maalouf; Peter Sluglett (trans)

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Published
September 1994
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780349106007
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New York: Abacus, September 1994. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight, but creased. Covers clean. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 360 pages. This fictional autobiography of the famous geographer, adventurer, and scholar Hasan al-Wazzan. Born in Granada in 1488, his family fled the Inquisition and took him to Fez, in North Africa.… Read more
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cover of Leo Africanus

Leo Africanus

by Amin Maalouf; Peter Sluglett (trans)

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Published
1992
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Fine
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First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9781561310227
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Lanham, Maryland: New Amsterdam Books, 1992. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition (stated). Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Very slight wear to bottom front corners. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 360 pages. This fictional autobiography of the famous geographer, adventurer, and scholar Hasan al-Wazzan. Born in Granada in 1488, his family fled the… Read more
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cover of What Went Wrong?: The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East

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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New
ISBN
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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cover of Birds Without Wings

Birds Without Wings

by Louis de Bernières; Louis de Bernieres

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Published
August 2004
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Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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9781400043415
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, August 2004. Hardcover. First American Edition (stated). Blue linen over boards with gilt titles to spine. Gorgeous map endpapers. Laid-in book review from Washington Post Book World. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Small stain to first page, otherwise interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight, tail slightly bumped. Jacket has light soiling to… Read more
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cover of South Indian Customs

South Indian Customs

by P. V. Jagadisa Ayyar

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Published
1998
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Near Fine
ISBN
9788171673728
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New Delhi: Rupa & Co, 1998. Paperback. Second impression, 2002. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean. Very light reading wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xvi + 167 pages. Facsimile of Madras: Diocesan Press, 1925 edition. Customs in the Hindu tradition are essentially religious, but several are based on morality and general… Read more
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cover of White Man's Grave

White Man's Grave

by Richard Dooling

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Published
June 1994
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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9780374289515
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New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, June 1994. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Quarter-bound in white linen with purple paper sides and black printing to spine. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket with belly band. Light stain to bottom fore edge. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Crease at edge of belly band front flap. Not from a… Read more
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cover of Christmas Carols

Christmas Carols

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[No publication info other than "Made in USA" to rear cover]. Staple-bound pamphlet. Near Fine. Unmarked. Securely bound with two clean staples. Covers clean. 16 pages. Contents, with musical scores: As With Gladness Men of Old; Away in a Manger; Christmas Bells; Deck the Hall; God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen; Hark! the Herald Angels Sing; I Heard the Bells on… Read more
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cover of Christmas Carols Storybook to Color

Christmas Carols Storybook to Color

by Thomas B. Constantino

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Published
1968
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Fine
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Noteworthy, 1968. Staple-bound pamphlet. Fine. Interior pristine. Slight rubbing to covers, otherwise As New. 16 pages. A coloring book, songbook, and history book all-in-one.
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cover of Albert E. Brumley's All-Day Singin' and Dinner on the Ground; a Collection of Favorite Old Time Songs and Hymns and Choice Recipes from the Days of Yesteryear

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Camdenton, Missouri: Albert E. Brumley & Sons, n.d. [c. 1972]. Staple-bound paperback. Fine. No markings. No signs of prior ownership. Securely-bound with two clean staples. Covers clean. Not from a library. B&W illustrations. 64 pages. First half is a collection 32 Revivalist hymns perfect for sing-alongs with verses in piano score. Second half, "Pot, Pan & Kettle Old-Time Recipes,"… Read more
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cover of Conclave

Conclave

by Robert Harris

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Published
November 2016
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Fine
ISBN
9780735272644
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Toronto: Random House Canada, November 2016. Trade Paperback. Fine. Black remainder dot to bottom edge. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. 304 pages. The Pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, one hundred and twenty Cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world's most secretive… Read more
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cover of Sierra Leone Trilogy (Highlife for Caliban, Hand on the Navel, Carnival of the Old Coast) (African Writers Library) complete matching set

Sierra Leone Trilogy (Highlife for Caliban, Hand on the Navel, Carnival of the Old Coast) (African Writers Library) complete matching set

by Lemuel A. Johnson

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Published
1995
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New
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First Edition
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Trenton, New Jersey: Africa World Press, 1995. Trade Paperbacks. Complete Matching Set. First Thus. New. Not remainders. Not damaged. 334 pages total. Poetry, with an Introductions by the author and an afterward (vol 1) by Sylvia Wynter. The concern in Johnson's Sierra Leone Trilogy is to return to, and re-frame, the years from the 1500s to the 1960s, and to do… Read more
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cover of St. Paul (The Home University of Modern Knowledge, 186)

St. Paul (The Home University of Modern Knowledge, 186)

by Arthur Darby Nock

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Published
1946
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London, New York & Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1946. Hardcover. 1953 printing. Faded red cloth over boards with black lettering. Good book / no jacket. Prior owner's name to FFEP. Underlining in pencil. Sewn binding cocked but sound. Not from a library. 256 pages.
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cover of A Brief History of Islam (Wiley Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion)

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
ISBN
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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cover of No Condition Is Permanent

No Condition Is Permanent

by Cristina Kessler

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Published
January 2000
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Fine
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First Edition, Third Printing
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9780399234866
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New York: Philomel, January 2000. Hardcover. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Black remainder mark to bottom edge, otherwise book As New. Light rubbing to jacket. Not from a library. Not clipped. 183 pages. When shy fourteen-year-old Jodie accompanies her anthropologist mother to live in Sierra Leone, she befriends a local girl but encounters a cultural divide that cannot… Read more
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cover of The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

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Published
February 1987
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780449212608
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New York: Ballantine / Fawcett Crest, February 1987. Mass Market Paperback. 21st printing, December 1989. Very Good. Interior unmarked, but lightly tanned. Spine straight and tight with light spine crease. Cover clean and bright with front hinge crease. Edgewear. 395 pages. Winner of the 1985 Governor General's (Canada) Award and the first Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1987. Adapted into… Read more
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cover of Death Comes for the Archbishop

Death Comes for the Archbishop

by Willa Cather

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June 1990
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780679728894
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New York: Random House / Vintage Books, June 1990. Vintage Classics Edition. Near Fine. Light dust soiling to top edge, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 297 pages. Willa Cather's best known novel is an epic story of a single human life lived simply in the silence of the southwestern desert. In 1851… Read more
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cover of The Mande Blacksmiths: Knowledge, Power, and Art in West Africa (Traditional Arts of Africa)

The Mande Blacksmiths: Knowledge, Power, and Art in West Africa (Traditional Arts of Africa)

by Patrick McNaughton

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Published
March 1993
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780253207982
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Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, March 1993. Midland Books, 798. Second printing. Traditional Arts of Africa Series. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Sun fading to spine and cover edge. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxiv + 241 pages. 77 plates. Two maps. 6.1 x 9.25 inches. Examining the… Read more
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cover of A Book of American Martyrs : A Novel

A Book of American Martyrs : A Novel

by Joyce Carol Oates

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Published
2017
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Good+
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First Edition
ISBN
9780062643049
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New York: HarperCollins / Ecco. 2017. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright with light shelfwear. Half-inch tear to cover and jacket at top of rear hinge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 752 pages. In this striking novel, Joyce Carol Oates tells the story… Read more
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