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Bedouin Justice Laws & Customs Among the Egyptian Bedouin, Kennett, Austin (Sometime Administrative Officer in the Libyan Desert and in Sinai)
1 Kennett, Austin (Sometime Administrative Officer in the Libyan Desert and in Sinai) Bedouin Justice Laws & Customs Among the Egyptian Bedouin
Cambridge, England Cambridge University Press 9251 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, though there is some light toning and foxing beginning throughout. The endpapers have more noticeable toning. The front endpaper has a previous owner's inked name. "My first real introduction to the Bedouin proper was at a Bedouin 'Ourfi' Court, now some years ago. I can still see the picture vividly - the brilliant colour scheme, the picturesque group of sheikhs seated in a semi-circle, gesticulating, smiling, frowning, shouting or silent, as the different cases came up for hearing." 
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The Deliverance Of Jerusalem, Masterman, E. W. G. (M. D. F. R. C. S. ) (Dr. Ernest William Gurney Masterman)
2 Masterman, E. W. G. (M. D. F. R. C. S. ) (Dr. Ernest William Gurney Masterman) The Deliverance Of Jerusalem
New York George H. Doran Company 1918 Trade Edition Pamphlet Very Good Ex-Library 
Possible First American Edition. This is a trade sized pamphlet with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The pamphlet formerly belonged to the Pacific Unitarian School for the Ministry in Berkeley, CA and has been bound inside a heavy-duty "photomount Pamphlet Binder" cardboard and cloth cover. The pamphlet is in Very Good only condition and was issued thus without a dust jacket. The cardboard cover has a library stock number on a sticker on the front panel. The pamphlet is in clean, bright condition inside the binder. There is a bookplate with the school information adhered to the inside front cover of the binder. The front inner hinge of the pamphlet has some light pulling to the staples. The only library markings are on the table of contents page. "In the summer of 1914 the position of things in Palestine was entirely peaceful, and certainly among the English, American and French any idea that things could ever come to hostility between themselves and the Germans and Austrians, or even more with the Turks, would have seemed preposterous." The pamphlet covers some of the history of World War I as it related to the sweeping changes in the Levant, and mentions some aspects of the issues in Turkey (with a tidbit here and there on the Armenian Genocide). It also uses some biblical history as a foil to put the new war in perspective. " Dr. Ernest William Gurney Masterman (1867-1943) ... In 1917 was described by the president of the Royal Geographical Society as having "lived on and off -- but mostly on -- for the last twenty years in Damascus or Jerusalem, where he has been surgeon to the English Hospital. He is also the Honourary Secretary in Palestine for the Palestine Exploration Fund." (Some online sources say that he was secretary of the British Palestine Society but this is probably the result of confusion with his position as secretary of the Palestine Exploration Fund. ) Masterman (at that stage the director of the Jewish Mission Hospital, which had been founded by the London Society for Promoting Christianity Among the Jews in 1840) chaired the last meeting of the Jerusalem Literary and Scientific Society, which took place at his house on 10 November 1913. The Jerusalem Literary and Scientific Society had been founded in 1849 by James Finn, the British Consul in Jerusalem, and his wife Elizabeth Anne Finn (nee McCaul) -- the Palestine Exploration Fund was an offshoot. Masterman was an associate of the archaeologist R. A. S. Macalister prior to the latter's return to Ireland in 1909. " 
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The New World Of Islam, Stoddard, Lothrop
3 Stoddard, Lothrop The New World Of Islam
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1923 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
This book is in Very Good+ condition and lacks a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping, rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There are two ink stamps of a man reading a book on the front endpaper. The map at the rear of the book is complete and in clean, bright, untorn condition. "The entire world of Islam is to-day in profound ferment. From Morocco to China and from Turkestan to the Congo, the 250,000,000 followers of the Prophet Mohammed are stirring to new ideas, new impulses, new aspirations. Chapters include: The Decline and Fall of the Old Islamic World, The Mohammedan Revival, Pan-Islamism, The Influence of the West, Political Change, Nationalism, Nationalism in India, Economic Change, Social Change, Social Unrest and Bolshevism (there is a small bit of information on the Armenian Massacre) . 
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Eastern Manners and Customs Described and Illustrated, T. Nelson and Sons (W.K. Tweedie, D.D.)
4 T. Nelson and Sons (W.K. Tweedie, D.D.) Eastern Manners and Customs Described and Illustrated
London, England T. Nelson and Sons 1880 Early printing Hardcover Very Good 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners have edge wear, rubbing, several small edge nicks and beginning tears and some beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of two spots that have underlining. Included are 40 b&w engravings. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. This book is part of The Bible Land Series. 
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Turkey A World Problem of To-Day, Williams, Talcott
5 Williams, Talcott Turkey A World Problem of To-Day
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Page & Company 1921 Possible First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
This book is in Near Fine condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light rubbing and bumping. There is a bit of ground-in dirt to the front cover has well. The text pages are clean and bright. Included is a map as the frontispiece. "Williams was born at Abeih, Ottoman Turkey, the son of Congregational missionaries. He graduated from Amherst in 1873. Afterwards. he was employed at the New York World, and as a correspondent for the New York Sun and the San Francisco Chronicle." Included are sections regarding the massacre of Christians and of Armenians along with another section on the Kurds. " After the war ended, a military administration, named Occupied Enemy Territory Administration, was established in the captured territory of the former Ottoman Syria. The British sought legitimacy for their continued control of the region and this was achieved by obtaining a mandate from the League of Nations in June 1922. The formal objective of the League of Nations Mandate system was to administer parts of the defunct Ottoman Empire, which had been in control of the Middle East since the 16th century, "until such time as they are able to stand alone." 
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The Beloved Physician of Teheran The Miracle of the Conversion of Dr. Sa'eed, Kahn, Kurdistani..., Yonan, Isaac Malek
6 Yonan, Isaac Malek The Beloved Physician of Teheran The Miracle of the Conversion of Dr. Sa'eed, Kahn, Kurdistani...
Nashville, TN Cokesbury Press 1934 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of small edge nicks and tears, along with noticeable sunning to the spine and top edge of the front dust jacket. This copy has been signed by the author on the front endpaper. There is also a previous owner's ink stamped name and address on the front paper. "Prof. Yonan, a native-born Persian belonging to the old Assyrian race which since the dawn of Christianity have been members of the Nestorian Church, writes this romance of modern Christian missions. " ; Signed by Author 
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