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ALI HASSAN OF HAMADAN

By Ratzesberger, Anna, Illustrated by Ali Akbar

Chicago: Whitman, 1933 Hard Cover. NEAR FINE in a Very Good dustjacket. First Edition. "The life, customs and habits of a little Persian boy." Dj and edges of book soiled. .

$26.00

ALI HASSAN OF HAMADAN
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ALI HASSAN OF HAMADAN

By Ratzesberger, Anna, Illustrated by Ali Akbar

Chicago: Whitman, 1933 Hard Cover. NEAR FINE in a Very Good+ dustjacket. First Edition. "The life, customs and habits of a little Persian boy." Dj lightly soiled..

$35.00

UNCLE ALI'S SECRET
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UNCLE ALI'S SECRET

By Blatter, Dorothy

Chicago: Albert Whitman, 1939 Hard Cover. VERY GOOD+ in a Very Good+ dustjacket. First Edition. The story of a lonely young boy in modern Turkey. Dj moderately foxed and soiled, illustrated by author. .

$30.00

A GIFT FROM THE BRIDE

By Cretan, Gladys Yessayan

Boston Atlantic-Little, Brown 1964. Hard Cover. Fine in a near fine, clipped dj. The story of Mari a little girl in an Armenian village who wants to learn how to read. In Little Brown library binding, NOT a library discard. Illustrated by Rita Fava Fegiz.. 2nd Printing.

$26.00

THE RED LION A Tale of Ancient Persia

By Wolkstein, Diane, Illustrated by Ed Young

NY: Crowell, 1977 Hard Cover. FINE in a NEAR FINE, clipped dustjacket. FIRST EDITION, first printing. 24 pages, cloth. Illustrated in the style of ancient Persian & Islamic manuscript paintings..

$45.00

THE MOUSE AND THE ELEPHANT
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THE MOUSE AND THE ELEPHANT

By Walker, Barbara & Naki Tezel

NY: Parent's Magazine, 1969 34 pgs, cloth. Tale from Turkey of a small, proud mouse who thought that no one, not even elephant, could be as great & powerful as he. Signed by McCully, a Caldecott Medal Winner.. Signed by Illustrator. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine Dustjacket. Illus. by Emily McCully.

$45.00

PARVEEN
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PARVEEN

By Mehdevi, Anne

New York: Knopf, 1969 Hard Cover. Fine in a Near Fine Dustjacket. First Edition. Story of an American girl in Persia in the 1920's..

$45.00

PINKY IN PERSIA

By Boyle, Kay

NY: Collier, 1968 Hard Cover. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. First Edition. 32 pgs, reinforced boards. Picture-story of a cat in modern day Iran who meets wondrous creatures straight out of ancient Persia.. First Edition. Hard Cover. / . Illus. by Lilian Obligado.

$35.00

PALACE IN BAGDAD Seven Tales From Arabia

By Larson, Jean Russell, Illustrated by Marianne Yamaguchi

NY: Scribners, 1966 Hard Cover. Fine in a NEAR FINE, Price Clipped Dustjacket. First Edition. Wonderful black and white illustrations highlight these folktales from the Middle East..

$30.00

CAMEL BELLS A Boy of Bagdad

By Ratzesberger, Anna, Illustrated by Kurt Wiese

Chicago: Albert Whitman, 1935 Hard Cover. FINE in a Near Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. Light soil to edges of book and dust jacket..

$45.00

THE JORDAN.

By Weingarten, Violet.

Champaign, IL: Garrard, 1967. Hard Cover. FINE in NEAR FINE dustjacket. 96 pgs, cloth. Amazing story of the river which originates on Mt. Hermon, 9,000 ft above sea level & less than 160 miles farther south ends in the salty Dead Sea. Jordan irrigates the desolate Negev area of southern Israel. .

$26.00

THE BOOK OF WONDER VOYAGES.

By Jacobs, Joseph.

NY: GP Putnam's, no date. Hard Cover. FINE in darkened dustjacket. Illustrated by John Batten. 230 pages, cloth. Famous voyages from Nordic, Greek & Arabian mythology with original black & white drawings by Batten. .

$35.00

THE ADVENTURES OF HAJJI BABA OF ISPAHAN

By Morier, James, Illustrated by Cyrus Baldridge

NY: Random House, 1937 Hard Cover. First Edition Thus. Near Fine, in a Very Good+ dustjacket. Pages of book are age toned, else fine. Dj has a chip from upper top edge and is lightly corner and edge worn. 403 pgs, pictorial cloth. Tale of high adventure in Persia 1st pub in 1824 & here newly illus by Baldridge..

$35.00

TURKEY OLD AND NEW
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TURKEY OLD AND NEW

By Ekrem, Selma

NY Scrinbers 1947. Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. Very good+ in a very good dj. Fascinating look at ancient and modern (circa 1947) Turkey. Illustrated by photos..

$26.00

SUSIE AND LEYLA Teen-agers in Turkey
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SUSIE AND LEYLA Teen-agers in Turkey

By Latimer, Rebecca H.

New York Bobbs-Merrill Co. 1968. Fine in a near fine dustjacket. Story of an American girl in modern Turkey. FIRST edition..

$16.00

A WEAVE OF WORDS
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A WEAVE OF WORDS

By San Souci, Robert, Illustrated by Raul Colon

NY: Orchard Books, 1998 Hard Cover. Fine in a Fine Dustjacket. First Edition, first Printing. 32 pages, boards. Armenian folktale of adventure, love & wisdom beautifully illustrated by this gifted artist..

$35.00

DONKEY BEADS A Tale of a Persian Boy

By Ratzesberger, Anna, Illustrated by Kurt Wiese

Chicago: Albert Whitman, 1938 Hard Cover. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. First Edition..

$45.00

FORGOTTEN FIRE.
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FORGOTTEN FIRE.

By Bagdasarian, Adam.

Dorling Kindersley, (2000) FIRST EDITION. FINE in FINE dustjacket. 273 pages, boards. A novel based on the experiences of the author's great-uncle during the Armenian Holocaust of 1915. It is the powerful and little-told story of a lost nation. .

$30.00

ALADDIN AND THE WONDERFUL LAMP.

By Carrick, Carol.

NY: Scholastic, (1989) Illus by Donald Carrick. FIRST PRINTING, REVIEW COPY. 32 pgs, boards. Imaginative paintings in full color illus this intriguing Arabian Nights tale. VERY FINE in VERY FINE dustjacket..

$26.00

KISS THE DUST

By Laird, Elizabeth

NY: EP Dutton, 1991 Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 281 pages, boards. A gripping novel carefully researched that presents the cultrue & spirit of the Kurdish people & a story of one triumphant refugee family who must flee from the Iraqi secret police into Iran..

$30.00

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