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The Hills of Adonis : A Quest in Lebanon.

by Thubron,Colin

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1968
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Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1968 Fascinating account of travels in the mountains of Lebanon in the days before the devastation of the Civil War. 179p. Illus. Bibliography.Index. News clipped review from newspaper pased to ffep, else near fine. 1st US Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips.
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From an Antique Land - Ancient and Modern in the Middle East

by Huxley, Julian S

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1956
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London: Max Parrish, 1956 The author travelled widely in the Middle East as a member of the General Conference of Unesco held in Beirut in 1948. In this book he notes the physical geography of the region, the resources and development of the various civilizations since prehistoric times, and observes the social economic and political conditions c.1948-1950. Covers Iran Iraq… Read more
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A Summer Ramble in Syria with a Tartar Trip from Aleppo to Stamboul. [2 Volumes]

by Monro, Vere

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1835
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1st UK Edition
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London: Richard Bentley, 1835 2 volumes. Original half-calf and marbled boards, gilt-stamped maroon spine labels, all edges marbled, pale yellow endpapers. Lithographed frontispiece in each volume. Foxing to prelims and endpages, otherwise interiors clean and crisp. Covers lightly scuffed, spines scuffed and rubbed, else a very good and desirable set.. . 1st UK Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good.
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Journeys to the Promised Land: The Land of Israel Ancient Maps, Prints and Travelogues Through the Centuries

by Ran, Nachman (ed)

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1989
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New York: Portland House, 1989 "Few countries have a richer cultural heritage or more complex history than the Holy Land.For centuries this land has been the spiritual center of three of the world's great religions and has also fascinated travelers and historians alike [This] is an astonishing book that records over 20 of the most notable historical pilgrimages . from… Read more
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Arabian Travellers

by Trench, Richard

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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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The Discovery of Dura-Europos

by Hopkins, Clark

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Published
1979
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9780300022889
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979 From the third century A. D. until the 1920s, the ancient city of Dura, which the Greeks called Europos, lay covered by the sands of time. Today, hardly a book that touches on the ancient Eastern Mediterranean or on the development of art and religion in the West is without reference to the spectacular… Read more
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Eothen : Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East

by Kinglake, Alexander W.

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1995
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9780330337762
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London: Picador, 1995 A fascinating account (first published 1844) of the author's journey through Turkey and the Middle East which "records his impressions with a frankness and wonderment which make his writing as idiosyncratically fresh and witty as when it first appeared.(a) beautifully evocative and seminal work of Victorian travel writing" First published 1854. Reissued in the Picador Travel Classic… Read more
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Eothen : Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East

by Kinglake, Alexander W.

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1997
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9783895086915
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Cologne: Konemann, 1997 A fascinating account (first published 1844) of the author's journey through Turkey and the Middle East which "records his impressions with a frankness and wonderment which make his writing as idiosyncratically fresh and witty as when it first appeared.(a) beautifully evocative and seminal work of Victorian travel writing". Reprint. Hardcover. As New/As New.
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The Hills of Adonis : A Journey in Lebanon.

by Thubron,Colin

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Published
1987
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9780140124064
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London: Penguin, 1987 Fascinating account of travels in the mountains of Lebanon in the days before the devastation of the Civil War. Pbk.201p. Bibliography.Index.. First Pbk.Ed... Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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Crusader Archaeology : The Material Culture of the Latin East

by Boas, Adrian J

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1999
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London: Routledge, 1999 "One of the most fascinating and intriguing aspects of historical research is the study of how invading societies adapt to a strange environment, undergoing change themselves as well as influencing their new neighbours and surroundings. From the end of the eleventh century there were Christian states in the Levant which were hybrid societies resulting from the meeting… Read more
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Eothen : Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East

by Kinglake, Alexander W.

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1982
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982 A fascinating account (first published 1844) of the author's journey through Turkey and the Middle East which "records his impressions with a frankness and wonderment which make his writing as idiosyncratically fresh and witty as when it first appeared.(a) beautifully evocative and seminal work of Victorian travel writing" (one loose page tipped in). Reprint.. Pbk.… Read more
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Eothen : Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East

by Kinglake, Alexander W.

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1982
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982 A fascinating account (first published 1844) of the author's journey through Turkey and the Middle East which "records his impressions with a frankness and wonderment which make his writing as idiosyncratically fresh and witty as when it first appeared.(a) beautifully evocative and seminal work of Victorian travel writing" (one loose page tipped in). Reprint.. Pbk.… Read more
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Reader's Digest, 1990 Mark Twain's unique and irreverent observations on travel around the Mediterranean and Middle East became his first best-seller in 1869. "Based on a series of letters Mark Twain wrote from Europe to newspapers in San Francisco and New York as a roving correspondent, The Innocents Abroad (1869) is a burlesque of the sentimental travel books popular in… Read more
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Reader's Digest, 1990 Mark Twain's unique and irreverent observations on travel around the Mediterranean and Middle East became his first best-seller in 1869. 432p. illus (Brochure abour Mark Twain laid in](slight marks and stains to ouside of pages, stamp inside front cover). Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illus Peter Newell.
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Reader's Digest, 1990 Mark Twain's unique and irreverent observations on travel around the Mediterranean and Middle East became his first best-seller in 1869. 432p. illus (Brochure abour Mark Twain laid in]. Reprint. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket. Illus. by Illus Peter Newell.
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The Hills of Adonis : A Journey in Lebanon.

by Thubron,Colin

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Published
1987
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9780140124071
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London: Penguin, 1987 Fascinating account of travels in the mountains of Lebanon in the days before the devastation of the Civil War. Pbk.201p. Bibliography.Index.. First Pbk.Ed... Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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