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The Aesthetics and Vocabulary of Nakshi Kantha. Bangladesh National Museum Collection

By: Ahmad, Perveen

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Bangladesh, Bangladesh National Museum: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112396


Maroon rexine-type (pseudo leather) boards with Bright Gilt titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. However there is some VERY light rubbing/creasing to the dustjacket, (mainly to the TIPS of the corners & head/tail of the d/j spine - NO chips/tears) together with some light fading to the BASE colour of the dustjacket spine & the very edges of the d/j covers, which has changed almost imperceptabl... View more info

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A Selection of the Most Interesting of Sir Robert Ainslie's Celebrated Collection of Views in EGYPT, ASIA MINOR, etc, etc.

By: Ainslie Sir Robert

Price: £1,995.00

Publisher: London, R. Bowyer: 1812

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 113312


A Folio of " A Selection of the Most Interesting of Sir Robert Ainslie's Celebrated Collection of Views in EGYPT, ASIA MINOR, etc, etc." . This is a Selection taken from Ainslie's 2 collection of Views, each containing 48 views, originally published separately in 1801 and 1803. The Front and Rear (grey/green paper covered) Original boards are Detached and Scuffed/Scruffy, The title label on the front cover is torn away and only retains the word 'Views', and there... View more info

Turkish Gambit

By: Akunin, Boris; Andrew Bromfield

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition UK; First Printing

Seller ID: 111598


Dark green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is very light browning to the top page fore-edge, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. Translated by Andrew Bromfield. (6) + 230 pp. Overall, this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. "The Russo-Turkish war is at a critical juncture, and Erast Fandorin, broken-hearted and disillusioned,... View more info

A Liberal State at War English Politics and Economics During the Crimean War

By: Anderson, Olive

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Gregg Revivals: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 110829


Navy blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket. Covered by a former owner with a clear protective plastic that is stuck down to the endpapers of the book. There is a former owner's small b/w name and address sticker on the top corner of the front free endpaper, otherwise NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (xi) + 306 pp. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Bibliograpy; Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Fine' cop... View more info

The Rise of Modern Egypt. A Century and a Half of Egyptian History, 1798-1957

By: Annesley, George

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Durham, The Pentland Press, Bishop Auckland: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113262


An EXCELLENT MINT 'As New' Copy. In Fine Black cloth with Bright Gilt titling. In the Original Fine Pictorial dustjacket. NOT Price-clipped. NO Marks. NOT Inscribed, 511pp. Unillustrated, with a 'Chronological Table of Events', an Appendix, Notes, and a Bibliography. A background to the Suez Crisis. Charts Egypt from its days as an Outpost of the Ottoman Empire. Looks at Mohammed Ali, the Albanian Soldier of Fortune, his Son, Ibrahim Pasha, Ismahl Pasha & President Nasse... View more info

Moslem Lands . Africa and the East Series

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Church Missionary Society: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000328


Card Cover. Good+/No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo. Foxing mainly to e/p's and page edges. 75 pp. Illustrated with black/white photographs.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE LAND OF THE BIBLE

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn: 1969

Edition: First UK

Seller ID: 107148


NOT PRICE CLIPPED, internally repaired at edges, clean brown boards with clean titling to spine, illustrated endpapers, NO INSCRIPTIONS, HEAVY may require extra postage, 276pp, profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photographs, hinges sound, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. "...nformative, not only from the natural history point of view but also because it gives added insight into familiar Biblical passages"; 107148; 4to (large) View more info

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Scenes of Travel and Adventure in Central Africa

By: Anon (Mungo Park and Others?)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons: 1851

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 110684


In the original publishers Light Brown cloth covered boards with blind stamped decoration to the front and rear covers, but with quite bright gilt titling/decoration/illustration to the spine. All corners and the head/tail of the spine are 'bumped/rubbed, with a small split to the cloth either side of the top and bottom of the spine. There is a fading (? Ink ? ) blotch (about 1.5 cms) to the bottom half of the front cover. Overall the covers are quite clean and it is an ... View more info

The Royal Military Chronicle or British Officer's Monthly Register and Mentor, Volume V (5) BOUND with ' the Life of Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia ....' & 'The History of the Revolution in Portugal, in the Year 1640; or an Account Of....' This Volume 5 Covering December 1812 - April 1813.

By: Anon (Various)

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, J. Davis, Essex Street, Strand: 1812/13

Edition: 1st Edition (Plus.... see description)

Seller ID: 112801


In contemporary (1800s) Half-Leather with gilt titling/banding/small decorations and marbled paper boards. Quite an attractive book, but scruffy and with damage/some loss to the leather. The boards (and the leather) are worn and badly scuffed to all 4 corners, with loss to the leather, and the spine edges have split on the top and bottom edges and are cracking all up the sides. Some small loss there and to the head/tail of the spine and to the rear inner edges. There is ... View more info

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Cours d'histoire a l'usage de la jeunesse. - Tome Quatrieme. Histoire ancienne des Egyptiens, des Assyriens des Medes et des Perses, des Grecs, des Carthaginois avec cartes a l'usage des Maisons d'education.

By: Anon (Various?)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Lyon, J. B. Pelagaud et Cie: 1851

Edition: Nouvelle Edition (New Edition)

Seller ID: 113859


All text in FRENCH. A charming little mid-nineteenth century French educational volume in the original blue paper covered boards and grey cloth spine, a little light rubbing to the extremities of the edges/corners, with a black-printed paper label with a black decorative border to the spine. A former owner's name, address and date (1855) in old ink on the front pastedown. An oval blue (booksellers) stamp under the half title opposite. 232pp. 2 Fold out maps in b/w after ... View more info

A Century of Excavation in the Land of the Pharaohs

By: Baikie, James

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society (printed for): (1924)

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 000208


Good++/No Jacket. Early Edition. 8vo Thick. Illustrated with 32 plates specially prepared for this volume. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Well illustrated. Internally quite clean, tight. Pages browning. Edges of pages brown. Name/Writing on front paste down. Blue cloth bound boards with gilt titling to front board and to spine. Spine faded. Corners and head/tail of spine bumped. 252 pp. Index. A detailed and well-illustrated study of a century of excavation in Egypt and... View more info

Aladin . et la Lampe Merveilleuse

By: Behounek, Jiri

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Paris, Grund: 1977

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 111881


French Language Book. Laminated pictorial boards. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are smudge marks to the boards, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 56 pp. Illustrated with colour drawings. Overall, apart from the smudges, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'Fine' copy. "This French language edition tells the marvelous story of Aladdin and his lamp. "; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

By: Bertman, Stephen

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Facts on File Inc: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 110992


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Pictorial paper covered boards with white titling to the spine. Some slight smudges/scratches to the covers which are only seen if held up to the light. No dustjacket, presumed as issued? There are NO Inscriptions or Marks. (xii) + 396 pp. Illustrated with b/w prints, photographs and maps. Chronological Table; List of Museums With Major Mesopotamian Collections; Bibliography; Index. Overa... View more info

SAUDI ARABIA: An Artist's view of the past

By: Binzagr Safeya

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Lausanne, Switzerland, Three Continents Publishers With the Collaboration of Arabian Resource Management S. A. Geneva.: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9664


Green cloth with bright gilt titling to the spine and bright gilt 'dagger' decoration to the lower corner of the front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is Complete and NOT corner clipped, BUT has a couple of (now closed/repaired) tears, some edge creasing and scuffing to the corners. Now protected in a new clear plastic cover and looks VG. The edges of text-block are lightly spotted/foxed, and the top-edge & fore-edges are slightly tanning. 1... View more info

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The Imperial Atlas of Modern Geography. An Extensive Series of Maps, Embracing the Most Recent Discoveries and the Latest Political Divisions of Territory in all Parts of the World. Compiled and Engraved from the Most Authentic Sources.

By: Blackie W. G.

Price: £1,050.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son.: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113798


Modern? (ish) half leather, bound with a heavy plain black unlettered leather spine, with 4 raised bands, and corners over burgundy cloth boards. Reinforced inner hinge in blue 'cloth' with marbled paper endpapers stuck down to white card, and similar to the rear endpapers - which in this case should be 'endcards'. These 'endcards' have the half title and the last page stuck down to these white card endpapers. Possibly an Amateur binder? . Large Folio/Small Elephant Foli... View more info