Category: Middle East


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Republic of Fear: The Inside Story of Saddam's Iraq

By: AL-KHALIL, Samir

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Pantheon Books, 1990

Edition: Sixth Paperback Printing

Inside story about Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq. 310pp. About 'as new' - bright,clean and unmarked; no creasing to spine. Weight, 330g. View more info

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Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East Singal


Price: $17.50

Publisher: Canada, Signal, 2013

Edition: First Canadian Printing

A narrative chronicle of World War I's Arab Revolt explores the pivotal roles of a small group of adventurers and low-level officers who orchestrated a secret effort to control the Middle East, demonstrating how they instigated jihad against British forces, built an elaborate intelligence ring and forged ties to gain valuable oil concessions. xii, 577pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. An almost 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. S... View more info

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Science, the Islamic Legacy


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wasgington, DC, Aramco, 1986

Edition: First Edition

Essays on aspects of the Islamic world's contributions to Science over history. Produced by the American Arabian Oil Co, or Aramco, for use/distribution at Vancouver's Expo '86, International Exposition. Latere reprinted. 8.25" by 10.75", 64pp, profusely illustrated in color.Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 193g. View more info

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The Secret History of Al Qaeda

By: ATWAN, Abdel Bari

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Univ of California Press, 2006

Edition: First Printing

Drawing on unparalleled access to Osama bin Laden and his key associates, journalist Abdel Bari Atwan gives an incisive and timely account, the clearest we have so far, of the rise of the notorious terrorist organization, al Qaeda. In this lively narrative, the author establishes what al Qaeda is or has become, what it wants, what its capabilities are, and how the West can answer its complaints and challenges. 256 p. ; 22 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, un... View more info

The Dead Sea Scrolls Deception

By: BAIGENT, Michael and LEIGH, Richard

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Summit, 1991

Edition: First Printing

Why a handful of religious scholars conspired to suppress the revolutionary contents of the Dead Sea Scrolls. 1st U.S. edition, 8vo, 268pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover with red cloth spine and beige paper boards, and with dustjacket. Not a Book Club edition. A 'near new' copy. Weight, 552g View more info

Islamic Textiles

By: BAKER, Patricia L.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, British Museum Pubns Ltd, 1995

Edition: First Edition

History of the development of Textiles in the Islamic world. 192pp : with 76 colour and 58 b&w illustrations ; 29 cm. Unpacked weight, 1.087kg. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight.... View more info

The Persians, from the earliest days to the twentieth Century

By: BAUSANI, Alessandro

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Elek Books, 1971

Edition: Later Edition

A detailed study of the development of Persia, examining the dynasties, economic factors, and social structures which have shaped the nation's political and cultural history. translated from the Italian by J.B. Donne. 204 pages, 8 plates illustrations, maps 23 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square and the cloth shows no wear. The price-clipped dustjacketshows some light surface rubbing but no tears, chips etc. Weight, 404g. View more info

Looking for Dilmun

By: BIBBY, Geoffrey

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1969

Edition: First Edition

Personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great ancient civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000 year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer and the Indus Valley. 383pp, illustrated. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, with a tight square binding and no wear to red cloth. Dustjacket has edge wear, tape repair etc., but still looks quite presentable. Weight, 860g. View more info

Guide to Bogazkoy

By: BITTEL, Kurt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ankara, Archaeological Museum of Ankara, 1968

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Guide to the archaeological resouces in the vicinity of Bogazkoy in Turkey. 79pp, illustrated in b&w and in color, maps. Bright, clean copy with a sound, stapled binding. Small ink name to top margin of front wrap. Weight, 130g. View more info



Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co.,

Edition: First [assumed]

History of Palestine with an emphasis on its archaeology and biblical connection. Undated, circa 1930s. Small signature to ffep states 'Mt. Carmel, [19]45'. 184pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Sound binding, no wear to hinges. Minor wear to black cloth boards, and spine darkened. Weight, 350g. View more info

It Was, It Was Not: Essays and Art on the War Against Iraq

By: BRIEMBERG, Mordecai - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vancouver, New Star Books, 1992

Edition: First Printing

Collection of information, viewpoints, art, poetry, and song relating to the Gulf War. 366pp, illustrated. Bright copy with a tight, square binding. Unmarked. Near new copy. Weight, 410g. View more info

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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women

By: BROOKS, Geraldine

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Anchor Books, 1996

Edition: 25th Printing

Studies of the daily lives of Muslim women in the Middle East. 255pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a crease-free spine - almost 'as new'. Weight, 214g. View more info

British Syrian Mission Training Institution, Beyrout


Price: $5.00

Publisher: Wimbledon, British Syrian Mission,

Unused, printed postcard. Photo of the BSM Training Institute building in Beirut, Lebanon. Picture Post Card Series I. Undated, circa 1905. Unused reverse. Ships at cost via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail View more info

The Rise of Islam

By: BULLOCK, Alan - Introduction

Price: $6.75

Publisher: London, Marshall Cavendish Books, 1969

Edition: First Edition

A volume in the Marshall Cavendish Learning System series. No. H5. 64pp, illustrated in color. Bright, clean and unmarked with a sound binding. Unpacked weight, 210g. Lettermail rates within Canada. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per t... View more info

Between Arab and Israeli

By: BURNS, Lt.-Gen. E. L. M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin & Co., 1962

Edition: First Edition

An account of the workings of the Truce Supervision Organisation keeping the peace between Israel and its Arab neighbours, 1954-6. 336pp, photo illustrated. Bright and clean with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket has some edge wear and small tape repairs. Weight, 800g. View more info