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The Struggle For The Ottoman Empire 1717-1740

By: Cassels, Lavender

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1967

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35322

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends have some beginning bumping. The price clipped dust jacket has several small edge tears, nicks and some rubbing to the spine ends. "With Constantinople as its capital and control of lands around the Mediterranean basin, the Ottoman Empire was at the centre of interactions between the Eastern and Western worlds for six centuries. While the empire was once thought to have entered a period of decline following the death of Suleiman t... View more info

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Kuwait Miracle on the Desert

By: Cooke, David C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton / Grosset & Dunlap, Inc.: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35951

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 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 spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks and spots of rubbing, along with ground-in dirt. "Kuwait, officially the State of Kuwait, is a country in Western Asia. Situated in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf, it shares borders with Iraq and Saudi Arabia. As of 2016, Kuwait has a population ... View more info

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Forbidden Road Kabul to Samarkand

By: Forbes, Rosita

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc.: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36069

Condition: 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 generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners have some beginning bumping and rubbing. There are a couple of small spots of discoloration to the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "Rosita Forbes, née Joan Rosita Torr (16 January 1890 – 30 June 1967) was an English travel writer and explorer. In 1920-21 she was the first European woman to visit the Kufra Oasis in Libya (together with the Egyptian explorer Ahmed Hassanein) , in a period when... View more info

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History Of The Order Of Assassins

By: Franzius, Enno

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35344

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and wear. The text pages are generally clean and bright. The edges of the text block have spots of discoloration. The front pastedown page has a previous owner's inked name and date. The price clipped dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and spots of chipping along with spots of discoloration and wear. "Historian, author. Franzius was a lecturer in history at Co... View more info

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Caravans To Oblivion The Armenian Genocide 1915

By: Graber, G. S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34885

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Acclaimed author and historian G. S. Graber has crafted a searing narrative of "the forgotten genocide." Using newly available sources, Graber offers definitive proof—denied even today by the Turkish government—that there was nothing less than a centrally organized government attempt to systematically eliminate the Armenian population in 1915. Placing the events of this effort within a broa... View more info

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Alexander Of Macedon, 356-323 B. C. A Historical Biography

By: Green, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1991

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A35315

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 BC – 10/11 June 323 BC) , commonly known as Alexander the Great was a king (basileus) of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon[a] and a member of the Argead dynasty. He was born in Pella in 356 BC and succeeded his father Philip II to the throne at the age of twenty. He spent most of his ruling years on an unprecedented military campaign through Asia and northe... View more info

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Bedouin Justice Laws & Customs Among the Egyptian Bedouin

By: Kennett, Austin (Sometime Administrative Officer in the Libyan Desert and in Sinai)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press: 9251

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37093

Condition: 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. "Written from the author's own experiences after spending more than seven years in the deserts of Egypt and Sinai, it was intended to dispel the myths that had developed around Bedouin culture within western society. The text studiously avoids ... View more info

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The Deliverance Of Jerusalem

By: Masterman, E. W. G. (M. D. F. R. C. S. ) (Dr. Ernest William Gurney Masterman)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1918

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A32774

Condition: Very Good


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 i... View more info

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A Doctor's Holiday In Iran

By: Morton, Rosalie Slaughter (M. D. ) (with A Foreword by Hugh S. Cumming)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37718

Condition: 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 mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. "Dr. Rosalie Slaughter Morton was the first woman faculty member at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons and one of the first at New York Polyclinic Hospital and Post-Graduate Medical School. She lobbied for the equal recognition of male and female physicians in war service, and served in European field hospitals du... View more info

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Turkey A World Problem of To-Day

By: Williams, Talcott

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1921

Edition: Possible First Edition

Seller ID: 31974

Condition: 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 Chron... View more info

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The Beloved Physician of Teheran The Miracle of the Conversion of Dr. Sa'eed, Kahn, Kurdistani...

By: Yonan, Isaac Malek

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Cokesbury Press: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32041

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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 Chr... View more info