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The Black Death The Great Mortality of 1348-1350: A Brief History with Documents

By: Aberth, John

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's: 2005

Seller ID: 8774


Bedford Cultural Editions Series Series; B&W Map & Illustrations; 8.10 X 5.50 X 0.50 inches; xv, 199 pages; Soft cover has a white spine, with black lettering. Slight rubbing, bumping. Pages are clean and tight. Ilustrated with 1 b/w map and 7 b/w pictures. "This is an excellent collections of sources. The selected texts are well chosen, often otherwise unavailable, comprehensive in the views they present, and long enogh to be very useful. The inclusion of sources fr... View more info

Property Control And Social Strategies In Settlers In A Middle Eastern Plain Anthropological Papers No. 44

By: Aswad, Barbara C.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1270


Cover is green with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight, appearing unused. B/W illustrations, 16 tables, nine figures and 17 plates. The research for this monograph was gathered in southern Turkey, along the border with Syria, from September 1964 to June 1965. This is an analysis of the Al Shiukh, a social organization of a tribal section, who are part of the core and fringe village patterns. It covers four and one half generations, the period s... View more info

Flatweaves Of The Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul/ Flachgewebe Des Vakiflar-Museums, Istanbul: English/German Language

By: Balpinar, Belkis and Udo Hirsch

Price: $32.75

Publisher: Wesel, Germany, Verlag Uta Hulsey: 1982

Seller ID: 6014


NEW NEW. Hard cover is dark brown with gold logo on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Extensively illustrated with 120 color plates, on recto page. Verso page has the description in English and German. This museum opened in Germany under the direction of Carpet Museum of the Republic of Turkey General Directorate of Foundations. Printed in Germany. Lithos/Color separations by RCS W. Terfruchte, Vreden. Conten... View more info

Flatweaves Of The Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul/ Flachgewebe Des Vakiflar-Museums, Istanbul: English/german Language

By: Balpinar, Belkis and Udo Hirsch

Price: $32.75

Publisher: Wesel, Germany, Verlag Uta Hulsey: 1982

Seller ID: 6015


NEW NEW. Hard cover is dark brown with gold logo on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Extensively illustrated with 120 color plates, on recto page. Verso page has the description in English and German. This museum opened in Germany under the direction of Carpet Museum of the Republic of Turkey General Directorate of Foundations. Printed in Germany. Lithos/Color separations by RCS W. Terfruchte, Vreden. Conten... View more info

Flatweaves Of The Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul/ Flachgewebe Des Vakiflar-Museums, Istanbul: English/german Language

By: Balpinar, Belkis and Udo Hirsch

Price: $32.75

Publisher: Wesel, Germany, Verlag Uta Hulsey: 1982

Seller ID: 8522


NEW NEW. Hard cover is dark brown with gold logo on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap, which has been slit open. Extensively illustrated with 120 color plates, on recto page. Verso page has the description in English and German. This museum opened in Germany under the direction of Carpet Museum of the Republic of Turkey General Directorate of Foundations. Printed in Germany. Lithos/Color separations by RCS W. ... View more info

Humanities in the Arabic-Islamic World

By: Bishai, Wilson B

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa, W. C. Brown Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6901


Soft cover has black spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; shows signs of light use; no underlining or highlighting. Illustrated with 14 b/w photographs, as well as 3 maps, a page of music and a chart . Sections: Background of the Arabic-Islamic Culture; Islam as a religion and way of life; Al-Ghazali and Ibn Rushd: a Muslim theologian and a philospher speak out; Arabic language and literature; pictorial art, architecture and music; the changless and the... View more info

Cats Of Cairo: Egypt's Enduring Legacy

By: Chittock, Lorraine; Introduction by Dr. Annemarie Schimmel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4854


Oblong shaped. Hardcover is glazed boards. Endpapers are monochrome brown and white architectural design. Illustrated with dozens of color photographs of cats in the city of Cairo, Egypt. "Far from being pampered house cats, the felines of Cairo are street-smart survivors who roam freely throughout the city. Their ancestors in ancient Egypt were revered as gods and were so beloved that they were portrayed in statues and jewelry...Supplementing the intriguing images a... View more info

Spirit of the Wind Horse in Saudi Arabia

By: Collie, Keith & Angelo Pesce

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Immel Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5792


Hardcover is textured brown with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. End pages are brown. Exhaustively illustrated with 100+ glorious color photographs. Color map of Saudi Arabia. Sections are: Introduction; Arab Horse Races; National Guard; Equestrian Club, Riyadh; Research Center, Dirab; King Abdul Aziz University Equestrian Club, Jeddah; Around Riyadh; Around Jeddah. 'These unique photographs bring the image of the Arabian horse up ... View more info

Spirit of the Wind Horse in Saudi Arabia

By: Collie, Keith & Angelo Pesce

Price: $29.00

Publisher: London, Immel Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5793


Hardcover is textured brown with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. End pages are brown. Exhaustively illustrated with 100+ glorious color photographs. Color map of Saudi Arabia. Sections are: Introduction; Arab Horse Races; National Guard; Equestrian Club, Riyadh; Research Center, Dirab; King Abdul Aziz University Equestrian Club, Jeddah; Around Riyadh; Around Jeddah. 'These unique photographs bring the image of the Arabian horse up ... View more info

The Art of Syrian Cookery

By: Corey, Helen

Price: $79.75

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8924


Book Club Edition; B&W Illustrations; 6 3/4 x 9; 186 pages; Hard cover is black with gold lettering and blue symbols on cover and spine. Light rubbing, bumping, scuffing to boards. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused, no food spatter or sticky finger prints on pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. DJ has lots of rubbing, bumping, scuffing, knicks and chips, as well as a liquid mark on back; in a mylar cover. This book contains an array of 240 recipes from ... View more info

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Guests of the Sheik An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village

By: Fernea, Elizabeth Warnock

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Anchor Books: 1995

Seller ID: 7227


6.90 X 4.10 X 1 inches; xii, 346 pages; Paperback has light rubbing, bumping, shelf wear. Pages are clean and tight, no markings of any kind. "...is an account of the author's 2 year stay in the tiny rural village of El Hahra in southern Iraq. To help her anthropologist husband gather data, Mrs. Fernea agreed to dress only in the all-enveloping black veilds of the women of the harem. Although she shared a a small mud-rick cottage with her husband, her daily lief was ... View more info

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Guests of the Sheik An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village

By: Fernea, Elizabeth Warnock

Price: $13.25

Publisher: New York, Anchor: 1989

Seller ID: 8396


B&W Map; 8.10 X 5.20 X 1 inches; 346 pages; Soft cover has black spine with orange and blue lettering. Cover has light rubbing/scuffing/bumping. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with a 2 page b/w map. Originally printed in 1965. A delightful, well-written, and vastly informative ethnographic study, this is an account of Fernea's two-year stay in a tiny rural village in Iraq. To help her anthropologist husband gather data, she agreed to dress only in the all-envelop... View more info

LIVING DANGEROUSLY

By: Fiennes, Sir Ranulph

Price: $31.25

Publisher: London, MACMILLAN: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8409


B & W and Color and Maps; 9.92 X 7.56 X 1.02 inches; viii, 263 pages; SIGNED. Hard cover is blue with gold lettering spine. Light shelf wear, rubbing. DJ has light shelf wear, rubbing, bumping, scuffing; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with 61 color and 13 b/w photographs and 11 b/w maps. Gift inscription from author on title page: WITH VERY BEST WISHES, RANULPH FIENNES, 19TH OCTOBER, 1987. "Fiennes [t b. 194... View more info

Encyclopaedia Of Textiles/Encyclopedia Of Textiles Decorative Fabrics from Antiquity to the Beginning of the 19th Century Including the Far East and Peru: Completely Revised with an Introduction by Renate Jaques

By: Flemming, Ernst

Price: $81.25

Publisher: London, A. Zwemmer Ltd.: 1958

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 169


NOT A FORMER LIBRARY BOOK. Hard cover is red with gold, blind stamped design on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 288 pages of b/w photographs, with one or two photos per page and 16 full page color plates. A translation of Flemming’s [director of the Berlin Textile School] Das Textilwerk, published in 1927 Germany, in German. Renate Jaques editor and translator of this first English edition. Incl... View more info

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The Classic Arabian Horse

By: Forbis, Judith

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Liveright: 1976

Seller ID: 4284


Cover is dark blue with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ b/w photographs. Laid in is article from 'USA Today' [7 February 1986] on 'High-class horsetrading'. Some of the chapters are: Horse and the East; Pharaoh's Horses; Daughters of the Wind; Royal Agricultural Society--Protector of the Breed; Arabian Strains: Their Origin and Modern Descendants; Horse Racing in Egypt; bibliography; index. ; B & W photographs; 6 1/4 x 9... View more info

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Kaboom Embracing the Suck in a Savage Little War

By: Gallagher, Matt

Price: $11.75

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Da Capo Press: 2010

Seller ID: 9065


B&W Map & Illustrations; 9 X 6.30 X 1.30 inches; xv, 310 pages; Hard cover is taupe with black cloth spine with orange lettering on it. DJ has light bumping, rubbing, scuffing to it. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Illustrated with a b/w map and b/w photographs. “A first-person account of life where the IED hits the road. Gallagher’s first command—a scout platoon—is a classic picture of soldiers drawn straight from the American underclass…They ... View more info

Operation Desert Storm Diary of An Army Nurse

By: Gann, Sheila

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Talala, OK, R & J Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9461


AUTHOR SIGNED and inscribed on title page. Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Blue and white spine with red lettering on it. Illustrated with 33 b/w photographs. Author inscription reads "Thank you for your support of the US troops during the Gulf War; sincerely, Sheila Gann [Thomas? ]". ; B&W Photographs; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 88 pages; Very faint rubbing. ; Signed by Author View more info

King Of The Wind / Justin Morgan Had A Horse 2 Volumes Together

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Rand Mcnally & Co.: N.D.

Seller ID: 1888


Another wonderful horse story from the preeminent, award winning writer of 20th century horse stories, Marguerite Henry, with the usual fabulous illustrations by the award winning illustrator Wesley Dennis. Pages are clean and tight. Gives copyright date of 1948 but this is obviously a later printing, maybe from the 1980s. Numerous b/w illustrations which really help make the story come alive. The story of the Arab stallion who was brought to England in the later 18th ce... View more info

Think Harmony With Horses An In-Depth Study of Horse/man Relationship

By: Hunt, Ray; Ed. by Milly Hunt

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Bruneau, ID, Give-It-A-Go Books: 1978

Seller ID: 8735


Cover is tan, faux leather hardbound, with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with b/w photos and drawings. Per copyright page: 1978; later printing. Unstated printing date, but post 1/2007, per inclusion of listing of ISBN 13. "When you ask your horse to do something it should be his idea...he wants to do it, he likes to do it, he understands how to do it, and he does it. These words are typical of the way Ray Hunt [1... View more info

Think Harmony With Horses An In-Depth Study of Horse/man Relationship

By: Hunt, Ray; Ed. by Milly Hunt

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Bruneau, ID, Give-It-A-Go Books: 1978

Seller ID: 8736


Cover is tan, faux leather hardbound, with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with b/w photos and drawings. Per copyright page: 1978; later printing. Unstated printing date, but post 1/2007, per inclusion of listing of ISBN 13. "When you ask your horse to do something it should be his idea...he wants to do it, he likes to do it, he understands how to do it, and he does it. These words are typical of the way Ray Hunt [1... View more info