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Iranian Kinship and Marriage by B. Spooner and other articles in IRAN JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH INSTITUTE OF PERSIAN STUDIES [Volume IV, 1966]

By: The British Institue of Persian Studies

Price: $9.94

Publisher: London, British Institue of Persian Studies: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38991

Condition: Very Good+


108 pages; Former owner's anme on first page, otherwise clean and tight in original green printed stiff wrappers. Some of the articles in this issue include: Iranian Kinship and Marriage by B. Spooner; Inscriptions of the Karraquan Mausoleums by Stern; Mahmud of Ghaza in Contemporary Eyes by Bosworth; The Walls of Tamisha by Bivar and Fehervari Two Blind Poets of Shiraz by Morrison; Pigeon Towers of Isfahan by Beazley; etc. View more info

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ARABIAN SANDS

By: Thesiger, Wilfred

Price: $124.94

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1959

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 41611

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


frontispiece, 68 photos, 9 maps; xvi, 326 pages; A very nice example of the First Edition of Thesiger's landmark work. Clean and tight in original binding of blue cloth and light blue boards in bright dustjacket (price-clipped) now in mylar cover. A large folding map tipped in at rear. Thesiger is perhaps the last of the great tradition of explorers and travellers. In this classic volume he relates one of the last great adventures modern man has experienced: his five years with nomad Arabs in the unknown deserts of southern Arabia. An enthralling well written book. ; View more info

ARABIAN SANDS

By: Thesiger, Wilfred

Price: $99.94

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1959

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 41891

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


frontispiece, 68 photos, 9 maps; xvi, 326 pages; A nice example of the First Edition of Thesiger's landmark work. Clean and tight in original binding of blue cloth and light blue boards in bright dustjacket with minor wear at head of spine, now in protective mylar cover. A large folding map tipped in at rear. Thesiger is perhaps the last of the great tradition of explorers and travellers. In this classic volume he relates one of the last great adventures modern man has experienced: his five years with nomad Arabs in the unknown deserts of southern Arabia. An enthralling well written book. ... View more info

A Handbook for Travellers in Lower and Upper Egypt [Part 1 & Part 2 in one volume] Including descriptions of the course of the Nile through Egypt and Nubia, Alexandria, Cairo, the Pyramids, Thebes, the first and second Cataracts, the Suez Canal, the Peninsula of Mount Sinai, the Oases, The Fayum, etc.

By: Wilkinson,John Gardner

Price: $124.94

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1891

Edition: Eighth

Seller ID: 41561

Condition: Very Good


568, 64 pages; Contents clean and tight in original red cloth binding; cloth worn along spine and foredges. Thirty-three maps, plans, etc. Folding map in pocket at rear (present and complete, but with some splitting along folds), map at p. 154 detached, but present with a long closed tear. OCLC: 10293250 Murray's Handbooks for Travellers were travel guide books published in London by John Murray beginning in 1836. The series covered tourist destinations in Europe and parts of Asia and northern Africa. According to scholar James Buzard, the Murray style "exemplified the exhaustive ratio... View more info

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FROM KORTI TO KHARTUM A Journal Of The Desert March From Korti To Gubat And The Ascent Of The Nile In General Gordon's Steamers

By: Wilson, Col. Sir Charles W

Price: $99.94

Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1886

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 42185

Condition: Very Good


xxix, (1), 317, 24 (ads) pages; Contents clean and secure in original pictorial red cloth binding; some wear at spine ends, short tear at head; name and address of original owner in pencil on ffep. Includes a fold-out map titled "Sketch of the Country Between Dongola and Khartum" (reinforced at one fold) and a "Catalogue of Messrs Blackwood & Sons' Publications" bound in rear. Owner's name -- "C. C. Pinckney Norris" "Leamington, England /May 12th, 1886" later of Philadelphia, U.S.A. In 1902, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Norris (1860-?) was married to Helen Wh... View more info

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LES GRANDE LIGNES DE L'EVOLUTION DU PROGRAMME DECORATIF EN CERAMIQUE DES MONUMENTS OTTOMANS AU COURS DU XVI eme SIECLE

By: Yenisehirlioglu, Filiz

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Ankara, Ataturk Culture Center: 1985

Seller ID: 40915

Condition: Fine


Gleanings from Turkish Culture No. 5. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info