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"Seven Pillars of Wisdom"

"Seven Pillars of Wisdom" by T.E. Lawrence

Weighing 4lbs. 3oz., a very good first American edition with many nice illustrations. Measuring 8 Vo., it has 672 pages and a tr...

$199.00
SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM. A Triumph

SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM. A Triumph by LAWRENCE. T. E.;

Jonathan Cape. London.,1935. FIRST TRADE EDITION. 4to. Illustrated throughout with portraits, maps, plans and line drawings. Fi...

£550.00
Official report of The Armenian assassination attempt against the Sultan Abdul Hamid II

Official report of The Armenian assassination attempt against the Sultan Abdul Hamid II by Besiktas Police Commandership, the Ottomn authority

İn original decorative dark green binding with the Toghra (arm) of the Sultan Abdul Hamid II and the Ottoman cresent. Dedi...

$10,000.00
Howard Baskerville 1885-1909 Fiftieth Anniversary the Story of an American Who Died in the Cause of Iranian Freedom and Independence

Howard Baskerville 1885-1909 Fiftieth Anniversary the Story of an American Who Died in the Cause of Iranian Freedom and Independence by Shafagh, S. R

Iran: Privately Printed, 1959. Pictorial cover with Iranian and American colors stripes. Forword by Senator S. H. Taqizadeh Dedi...

$1,930.50
Tarikh al Dawla al- 'Aliyya al Uthmaniyya (History of the glorious Ottoman state)

Tarikh al Dawla al- 'Aliyya al Uthmaniyya (History of the glorious Ottoman state) by Muhammad Farid bey (1284-1338 AH.,- 1868-1919 AD.)

Cairo: Muhammad efendi Mustafa press, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. (8), 496 p. Arab...

$950.00
Muntakhabat al Jawa'ib

Muntakhabat al Jawa'ib by Selim Faris al Shidyaq (Chidiac) (1826-1906)

Seven volumes; (vol.1): 4, 255, 3 p. (Vol.2): 6, 256 p. (Vol.3): 7, 219, 2 p. (Vol.4): 12, 169 p. (Vol.5): 17, 360, 2 p. (Vol.6)...

$16,000.00
Seven Pillars of Wisdom [No. 363 of 750 Copies]

Seven Pillars of Wisdom [No. 363 of 750 Copies] by LAWRENCE, T. E

London: Jonathan Cape, 1935. First Edition thus. Near Fine+. First Trade Edition (hand-numbered limited issue of 750 copies) o...

$2,850.00
The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan

The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan by Morier, James

New York: Random House, 1937. First published in 1824 and subsequently compared to Burton's Arabian Nights, this classic is ...

$124.99
WITH LAWRENCE IN ARABIA

WITH LAWRENCE IN ARABIA by THOMAS. LOWELL

Hutchinson & Co. London. No Date.(1924). FIRST U. K. EDITION. 8vo. (9.3 x 6.4 inches). Illustrated with portrait frontis and 6...

£250.00
Tarikh Hadramaut al siyasi (the political history of Hadramaut)

Tarikh Hadramaut al siyasi (the political history of Hadramaut) by Salah al Bakri al Yafi'i (1912 - 1993)

Cairo: al- Babi al- Halabi, 1938 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Arabic text, mixed editions. (Vol. 1), ...

$1,500.00
Printing Cliche of a photographed travel by the Committee to Ma

Printing Cliche of a photographed travel by the Committee to Ma'an by the Railway of the Hejaz road, contains 95 photographs and descriptive text in the Ottoman Turkish by The Ottoman Hejaz Railway photography commission

29 x 20 cm, 158 plates of text include 95 photographs by the Committee of which 42 photographs on separate plates measured appro...

$70,000.00
Picturesque Palestine, Sinai And Egypt, 4 Volumes (With 41 Additional Loose Plates)

Picturesque Palestine, Sinai And Egypt, 4 Volumes (With 41 Additional Loose Plates) by Wilson, Sir Charles; Canon Tristam; Capt. Conder; M E Rogers; Selah Merrill; Henry H Jessup; Sir Charles Warren, Prof. Palmer C. Pickering Clarke; Stanley Lane-Poole

London [circa 1880]: J. S. Virtue and Co, 1880. First Edition . Half Morocco. Very Good +. 13" Tall. Engravings on Steel ...

$1,320.00
REVOLT IN THE DESERT

REVOLT IN THE DESERT by LAWRENCE. T. E

Jonathan Cape. London. 1927. FIRST TRADE EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.3 x 6.5 inches). Illustrated with 16 mono plates and a fold ou...

£175.00
The Natural History of Aleppo. Containing a description of the City, and the principal natural productions in its neighbourhood. Together with an account of the climate, inhabitants, and diseases; particularly of the Plague

The Natural History of Aleppo. Containing a description of the City, and the principal natural productions in its neighbourhood. Together with an account of the climate, inhabitants, and diseases; particularly of the Plague by Alexander Russell; Patrick Russell

London : GG and J Robinson, 1794 A good copy of the scarce 2 volume 2nd enlarged edition of this work. In contemporary full leat...

£1,500.00



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