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The Living Treasures of Bahrain [IN ARABIC & ENGLISH]

by Al Khalifa, Danah

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Published
1971
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Very Good
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First Pbk.Ed..
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Bahrain: Oriental Press, 1971 A short illustrated introduction to the pure Arabian horses of the Royal stud. "With the advent of the Al Khalifas to Bahrain almost two centuries ago some of the finest horses of desert Arabia were brought with them. these horses have been preserved in their original ancient form and bloodlines" Text in Arabic and English. Over… Read more
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Abir Al-Sahra - Desert Drifters

by Minden, Don & Minden, Bertty

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Published
1986
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Fine
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First Edition..
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Don and Betty Minden, 1986 A guide to travelling across the desert - a very detailed and explanatory guide to travelling in desert conditions "Material; for this book was gathered from a number of sources . [from] fellow adventurers who were willing to share their experiences and knowledge of the Kingdom's desert, its people and scenic treasures"… Read more
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Arabia Felix: Yemen and Its People

by Marechaux, Pascal

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Published
1980
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As New
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1st US Edition.
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9780812053685
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New York: Barrons, 1980 Large format volume with striking photographs of the people and places of Yemen, (before the current conflicts)Translated from the French by Jane Brenton.. 1st US Edition.. Hardcover. As New/As New.
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Qatar

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Published
2015
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As New
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First Thus.
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London: Apollo Art Travel, 2015 A supplement to Apollo magazine publicising art in Qatar. Sponsored by Qatar Airways. 26p. illus.. First Thus.. Original Wraps. As New.
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Arabian Peninsula

by Hazzard, Harry W.

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Published
1959
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Near Fine
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Garden City NY: American Geographical Society / Nelson Doubleday, 1959 The American Geographical Society "Around the World" series described countries in a a standard format for American schools. Each booklet was issued with coloured stickers to illustrate the text. 64p. Stickers have already been inserted in appropriate spaces.. Original Wraps. Near Fine.
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Coming to Terms: A Novel

by Murdoch, Anna

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Published
1991
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Very Good
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ARC/Advance Reading Copy
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9780060183035
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U.S.A.: HarperCollins, 1991 "This is an advance reading copy from an uncorrected manuscript" Captures all the absurdities and eccentricities of small-town life - marvellous! In this funny, moving and heart-warming novel, Joelene Mathieson moves from California to a small town in upstate New York to look after her ailing Uncle Percy. Old Uncle Percy is a reluctant patient with a… Read more
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Armies in the Sand: Struggle for Mecca and Medina

by Sabini, John

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Published
1981
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Good
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1st UK Edition.
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9780500012468
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London: Thames & Hudson, 1981 Good reading copy, crisp & tight but marred by underlinings. 1st UK Edition.. Hard Cover. Good/Near Fine.
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A New Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, English-Arabic with Illustrations

by Al-Khatib, Ahmad Sh.

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Published
1979
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Very Good
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5th.edition.
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Beirut: Librairie du Liban, 1979 This English-Arabic dictionary covers over 60,000 terms in the fields of aeronautics, astronautics, astronomy, biology, chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, electronics, geology, geophysics, hydraulics, mathematics, metallurgy, mechanical engineering, meterorology, mineralogy, military science, petroleum engineering, physics, radio surveying, and television. Illustrated with over 1500 illustrations - diagrams and photographs - 68 in colour]. 751p. NOTE:… Read more
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Arabia Felix : The Danish Expedition of 1761-1767 .

by Hansen, Thorkild

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Published
1964
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Near Fine
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First Thus.
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London: Collins, 1964 The account of the ill-fated Danish scientific expedition of 1761. Of the six men who set out from Copenhagen for the Arabian peninsula and Yemen only one returned. Translated from the Danish by James McFarlane & Kathleen McFarlane. 381p Illus [ B & W] bibliography. index. Corners slightly bumped, else fine. First Thus.. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket.… Read more
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United Arab Emirates Where Dreams Come True

by United Arab Emirates

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Published
1976
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Very Good
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UAE Ministry of Information and Culture, 1976 4 volumes in slipcase : Vol. 1 Maps / Vol.2 Essays / Vol. 3 Facts and Figures/ Vol.4 United Arab Emirates. Some wear to slipcase.;. Soft Cover. Very Good. Boxed Set.
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Sand Dance: By Camel Across Arabia's Great Southern Desert

by Kirkby, Bruce

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Published
2000
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Near Fine
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1st Can Ed.
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9780771095641
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2000 Introduction by Sir Wilfred Thesiger. Three Canadians set out with three Omani Bedu guides - and camels - to recreate the crossing of the Empty Quarter made Wilfred Thesiger in 1947. Setting out from Salala in Oman to travel over 1,200 kilometers of desert to Abu Dhabi on the Persian Gulf. 224p, illus. bibliography. Inscribed… Read more
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Arabian Travellers

by Trench, Richard

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Published
1987
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Fine
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9780333437483
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London: Papermac/Macmillan, 1987 Tells the fascinating story of the Europeans who managed to penetrate the 'huge white blot', from the earliest adventurers such as Joseph Pitts to the great twentieth-century explorers. Foreword by Wilfred Thesiger. 244p. illus [some col.] bibliograsphy.index. Softcover. Fine.
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Expats : Travels in Arabia, from Tripoli to Teheran

by Dickey, Christopher

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Published
1991
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Near Fine
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9780871134639
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New York: Atlantic Monthly Pr., 1991 Award-winning Newsweek reporter Christopher Dickey offers an interesting look at the Arab world as seen through the eyes of some of the western expatriates.lost colonels and aging explorers, oilmen, sea captains, even retired spies.lingering in the Middle East. 228p. maps. bibliography. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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Passionate Pilgrims: English Travelers to the World of the Desert Arabs

by Simmons, James C.

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Published
1987
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As New
Edition
1st US Ed..
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9780688065591
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New York: William Morrow & Co, 1987 "Here are the true legends of those men and women who, under the spell of a passionate enchantment, lived and loved among nomadic tribes of the Arabian desert" Includes - among others - Lady Hester Stanhope,Alexander Kinglake ,Richard Burton, Lady Jane Digby, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, Lady Anne Blunt, Charles M. Doughty, T.E. Lawrence.… Read more
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Inland Birds of Saudi Arabia

by Silsby, Jill

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Published
1980
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Good>Very Good
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1st UK Edition.
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9780907151005
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London: Immel Publishing, 1980 Some pages have a blue stamp "Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" with text in Arabic.160p. Illus (col) maps bibliography.index. Slight damage to bottom of book. 1st UK Edition.. Hardcover. Good>Very Good/Very Good.
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Aramco Handbook: Oil and the Middle East

by ARAMCO

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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Rev Ed..
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Dharan, Saudi Arabia: Arabian American Oil Company, 1968 The Aramco Handbook was originated to fill to fill the void in comprehensive texts written in English about the Middle east. Employees . needed reliable and fiary detailed knowledge . the handbook continues ot be useful as a .source of information and background . an unusual range of topics ; the history,… Read more
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Price of Honor: Muslim Women Lift the Veil of Silence on the Islamic World

by Goodwin, Jan

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Published
1995
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Near Fine
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9780452274303
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New York: Plume / Penguin, 1995 "In recent years, the expanding movement of militant Islam has changed the way millions think, behave, dress, and live, but nowhere has its impact been more powerfully felt than in its dramatic, often devastating effect on the lives of women. Award-winning journalist Jan Goodwin traveled through ten Islamic countries and interviewed hundreds of Muslim… Read more
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Motoring with Mohammed : Journeys to Yemen & the Red Sea

by Hansen, Eric

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Published
1991
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Near Fine
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1st.US Ed..
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9780395483473
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New York: houghton mifflin Company, 1991 1st.US Ed... Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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The Fifth Pillar : The Story Of a Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina

by Khalifa, Saida Miller

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Published
1977
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Fine
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1st.US Ed..
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9780682487726
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New York: Exposition Press, 1977 Account of the participation of a young English woman and her Egyptian husband in the Haj - the traditional pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina. Illustrated with personal photographs taken on the trip. 131p. plates, bibliography (laid in is a short note about the death of the author in 1979). 1st.US Ed... Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine… Read more
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The Sinbad Voyage.

by Severin,Tim

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Published
1982
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Fine
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1st US Ed..
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9780399127571
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New York: Putnam., 1982 "Along with a crew including eight Omani seamen, in a replica of a medieval Arab sailing ship made from Malabar timbers held together with coconut rope, Tim Severin sailed from Oman to China to investigate the legendary adventures of the sea-faring hero of "the Thousand and One Nights" 240p. illus.. 1st US Ed... Pbk. Fine/Very Good,… Read more
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