nd [19th Century]. Small Octavo; G; 16 leaves; Riviere and Son binding; On polished paper, rounded naskh hand, tables headed in red, three columns, nine to fifteen examples with fine script below, within gilt rule borders. Some marginal annotations; Persian and undated, though likely 19th century; Incomplete. Leaves dampstained with some loss of border rules and some blurring and loss of text mostly to preliminary leaves; Notes in a later Persian hand on first and last pages; Old paper repair to border rules. The red morocco binding by Riveire and Sons has some edge wear, and bumping, front joint is cracked; "Persian Manuscript" in small gilt lettering on spine. TH Consignment; Shelved case 3.
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Jerusalem: The Hebrew University, 1990. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, blue with white print; Cover has light edgewear, creasing to hinges, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; “Corrigenda” tipped in inside rear cover; At head of title “The Institute of Asian and African Studies, The Max Schloessinger Memorial Foundation”; ISSN 0334-4118; Text chiefly in English with 1 paper in French and 1 paper in German; 329 pages.
Baghdad: Republic of Irag, Summer Resorts & Tourism Service, 1961. 12mo; pp 144; Fair/paperback; white spine without text; covers have moderate soiling to exterior; some creases to exterior; small chip to front head edge; rubbing to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior has light smudges to various pages; profusely illustrated; missing two pages toward front; map inside rear cover Shelved in Netdesk office, 15's Ephemera Box 2.
New York: Cowles Education Corporation; Time, Inc. Quarto; VG; pp 90; orange spine with black text; no jacket; HB magazines: Cowles, 1968 and Life, 1973; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; mildly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block edges have modest toning; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
Quarto; G+; Hardcover; Spine, black with white print; Boards in black cloth with white print, light bump to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Title from spine; Text block consists of special issues of three contemporary magazines bound together featuring accounts of the war : Bamahane, Sunday London Times, Life; variously paged, illustrated (b&w, color). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Directorate General of Press and Information. Quarto; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, gold without print; DJ is gold with gold print and portrait, tear to rear, edgewear; Boards in padded cream cloth with brown print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for vendor label on front flyleaf; unpaged, frontispiece, chiefly illustrated (portraits, some color).
Baku: Publishing House Science, 1983. Quarto; pp 139; VG/VG; black/beige/blue pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows minimal wear to exterior; flaps taped at head and tail edges; mylar wrap; cloth clean; some rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block edges have minimal wear to edges; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; text in Russian and English; arts - Non-Western;.
n.p. The Israel/Palestine Mission Network, 2010. Second Printing. Small quarto; pp 44; G/paperback; black spine without text; covers have slight wear to exterior; intact panels; small sticker to front flap; text block shows mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; CD adhered inside rear cover;.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Octavo; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with green and red print; DJ is clean and bright; Boards in brown paper with gold print, fading to top and bottom edges, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; xvii, 295 pages.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1971. Quarto; pp 284; VG/VG-; blue spine with white and black text; dust jacket has mild shelf wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light tone to exterior edges; very good condition; illustrated.
Lahore, Pakistan: Sh. Muhammad Ashraf, 1964. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 213; G/Fair; dark beige spine with black text; dust jacket shows moderate soiling to exterior; chips to corners; price clipped front flap; mylar wrap; cloth exterior shows mild shelf wear; boards slightly bowed; text block exterior edges have some foxing; interior clean; good binding.
Citta del Vaticano: Edizioni Musei Vaticani, 2014. Small Quarto; pp 74; VG/VG-; white spine with black text; dust jacket has only mild wear to exterior; light edge wear; exterior clean; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Arabic and English text;.
Oxford University Press, 1980. First edition. Folio in dark green cloth hardcovers with black DJ in brodart; white letters on spine; VG/VG; minimal soiling; maps on end pages; paper and text clean; pp. 268; plates of photographs and art at the end; shelved under review table; please contact us for shipping costs.
Cambridge, London, New York; Paris: Cambridge University Press; Unesco, 1986. First Edition. Octavo; pp 304; VG-/G; dark grayish green pictorial spine with pink and green text; dust jacket shows some rubbing wear to exterior; small price sticker to front flap; cloth has very light wear to exterior; strong boards; frontispiece; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1963. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards quarter bound with red cloth to spine and blue cloth to boards, toning to spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps, stain on front; Text block has black-tinted top edge, clean and tight; xx, 453, xvii pages, illustrated (b&w).
Beirut: Khayat's College Book Cooperative, 1955. Octavo; First published 1938, reprinted 1955; G/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, orange with black print; DJ has light tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear, toning to spine, stains on rear, shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, mild wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has light spotting to edges, tanning to endpapers, organization stamp on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xi, 470 pages, illustrated (folded color maps).
Istanbul, Turkey: Koçbank, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 248 pages; VG/VG; Spine is blue with white and gold lettering; dust jacket has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; binding and pages clear; signed by the author on the title page; comes in a pictorial slip case; shelved front table.
Washington DC: National Gallery of Art, 1986. Folio; G+/G+ Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Blue, Red and Brown illustrated spine with White text; Dustjacket has slight edgewear, some shelfwear, creasing to rear cover; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear; Textblock has toning around pages edges, heavier toning on both endpapers and pastedowns; 271 pp.
London: Hurst & Company, 1992. First UK Edition. 10mo; pp 252; VG/VG-; black/white spine with white text; dust jacket has light shelf wear to exterior; mild damp stain to rear tail edge; also light staining inside dj tail edge; cloth clean; text block exterior edges have mild wear; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
London: Hurst & Company, 1992. First UK Edition. 10mo; pp 252; VG/VG-; black/white spine with white text; dust jacket has light shelf wear to exterior; minor foxing to rear fore edge; mild damp stain to rear tail edge; also light staining inside dj tail edge; cloth clean; text block exterior edges have light foxing; slight tone to endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Jerusalem: The Hebrew University, Faculty of Humanities, Institute of Oriental Sciences, 1961. 12mo; G; Paperback; Spine, grey canvas tape; Cover is tan with black print, creasing to front right corner and rear lower corner, small tear to rear fore edge, stamped number on rear; Text block has spotting to edges and title page, clean text, age-toning to paper; Added title page in Hebrew; various pagings, illustrated (b&w). NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 6, in Netdesk office.
Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 1988. Octavo; VG-/Wraps; Light blue spine with dark blue text; Moderate shelf wear and age to covers, fading to cover text, rubbing, minor blemishes along surfaces, previous store price stickers on rear cover; Binding in tact; Inked underlines and margin marks along parts of text block; 328 pp.
Leipzig, Germany: Karl Baedeker, 1914. Seventh Edition. Octavo, 458 pages; G; full binding of red cloth; spine with gilt lettering; moderate shelf wear; closed tears at head and tail of spine; small closed tears at upper edge of back cover; all edges marbled; tanning to pages; both hinges split; contains maps throughout; two ribbon bookmarks; pages clean; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
Roma: Vision S.r.l. & Dorot Avar Ltd, 1998. Oblong octavo; pp 75; G+/paperback; red spine with white text; covers show some wear to exterior; exterior wrap covers spiral binding; illustrated mylar panel overlays soft front cover and several plates inside; minor rubbing to edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustration; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 3, in Netdesk office.
Washington, DC: Brassey's, 1991. First English Edition, first printing. Octavo; VG/VG; Black jacket spine with gold and red lettering; 224 pages; Book has been SIGNED by Bani-Sadr on the ffep; Jacket only has minimal wear, now protected by mylar cover; Boards and binding strong, interior clean. LH Consignment; Shelved case 5.
Baghdad: Ar-Rabita Press, 1959. First Edition. Octavo; pp 15; Fair/paperback; light terra cotta spine without text; covers have noticeable chipping to spine edges; minor chips to fore edges; slightly sunned exterior; light smudges to rear; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; some cracking to gutters; interior shows age toning; profusely illustrated NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 8, in Netdesk office.
Philadelphia, New York, London: Chilton Book Company, 1968. Quarto; G/G-; pp 239; black spine with ivory white text; out of print; dust jacket has rubbing to joint and edges; minor chips to corners; mylar wrap; cloth has slight wear to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block exterior edges show modest foxing; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; good binding; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London, Paris, & America; London, Paris, &: Fisher. Son & Co., 1836. First Edition. Two volumes. Quarto. Very good in burgundy leather spine with gilt lettering and rulings; stamped faux banding; half-bound w/red boards; ex libris, heraldic bookplates; ex libris, signatures; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; endpapers, marbled; foxing and toning starts; --v1, 80 pp.; vignette on title-page; 38 engravings w/tissue guards; all edges and corners, chipping, nicks, scars and wear; foot of spine, break and loss; ---v2, 76 pp.; vignette on title-page; 37 engravings w/tissue guards; all edges and corners, chipping, nicks, scars, and wear; else very good. Shelved Case #9.
Firenze: Alinea Editrice, 1985. Octavo; pp 287; G/G+; burnt orange spine with black and white text; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior; some slight dings to edges; covers have light tone to exterior; intact panels; lightly bumped corners; text block has uncut pages; slight tone to exterior edges; previous owner's label to half title page; frontispiece; deckled edges; text in Italian;.
London: Ernest Benn, 1979. Second edition, revised and reset. Octavo; Second edition, revised and reset; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, yellow with black print; DJ in mylar, slight edgewear but clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth, gold print, bump to rear top edge, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, clean text; xxii, 250 pages, illustrated (b&w plates, maps).
London: Ernest Been, 1979. Second edition, revised and reset. Octavo; Second edition, revised and reset; G+/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, orange with black print; DJ in mylar, slight edgewear but clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth, gold print, slight wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to top edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xxii, 154 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Cairo, Egypt: Printed at Imperial Press, 1947. First Edition. 8vo., 183pp.; VG; in brown wraps, black lettering on spine, mild shelfwear; stapled binding; last page partialy torn along gutter due to the nature of binding; INSCRIBED on ffep by Beglar to Arthur E. Callahan, First Secretary (title) to the U.S. Iraqi Ambassador, dated 27.10.47 in Cairo; Beglar was the Secretary for the American Committee for the Independence of Armenia; incredibly scarce in any condition, let alone as a signed presentation copy; shelved case 2.
Jerusalem: Yad Izhak Ben Zvi Institute, 1984. Octavo; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with brown print; DJ has light edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth with yellow print, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xiii, 438 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: DeProgram Program, Inc., 2013. Large octavo; VG-/paperback; black spines with yellow text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, pp 272, ISBN 9780991094912; vol. 2, pp 358, ISBN 9780991094929; vol. 3, pp 326, ISBN 9780991094936; covers have mild wear to exteriors; text blocks clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight;.
London: Kegan Paul, trench & Co., 1882. First Edition. Octavo, x, , 215 pages; G; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt titling to spine; some wear, including toning to spine, fraying to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; small newspaper clipping pasted to verso of ffep, offsetting to half-title; front gutter beginning to loosen; 'Arabian American Oil Company' stamp to page v, fore edge of text block; glue from removed bookplate to rear pastedown; name in pencil to ffep; LJ consignment; shelved case 8 1/2.
Paris: Hachette, 1966. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, small bump to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block has peripheral tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight, two ribbon markers; 1060 pages, illustrated, maps (some color, folded).
Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1879. First Edition. Large quarto in 3/4 brown marble with burgundy leather; VG; 6 band embossed spine with gold gilt; boards show some amount of shelf wear around corners and spine and slight soiling; small sticker inside front board; previous owner's signatures on ffep; strong binding; paper slightly faded and plates clean; contains 190 lithographs of patterns and 10 color lithographs (1 with gold lining); Jules Bourgoin traveled to Damascus in 1875 and came upon 150 plates which he could not acquire but reproduced and elaborated upon; 47 pages of text in French; shelved in Case 7.