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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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 029764551X

Condition: Fine in As New dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0751202797

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 1858211743

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


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

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 060002816X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


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

Image for 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.

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

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0816043469

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 2880010764

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


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

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


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

Splendours of the Lost Civilisations Journey in the World of Archaelogy

By: Bourbon, Fabio;

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Vercelli, Italy, White Star: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 110896

ISBN: 8880957015

Condition: Fine in As New dust jacket


Cream boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. The bottom edge of the boards have some minor shelf-wear and the rear inner spine is beginning to crack, otherwise there are No Inscriptions or other Marks. 352 pp. Illustrated with colour plates and photographs throughout. Glossary; Bibliography. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, C... View more info

The Sword and the Scimitar The Saga of the Crusades

By: Bradford, Ernle

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110431

ISBN: 0575018828

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and gilt decoration to the front. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price-clipped. No Inscriptions or Marks. 240pp. Illustrated in b/w and colour. Maps of the Crusades; Index; Acknowledgments; Bibliography. This is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. "This survey of the Crusades gives a general account of the various waves and types of crusade, showing how t... View more info

A Concise Dictionary of Egyptian Archaeology

By: Brodrick, M & Morton, A A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1945

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 000141

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


Good+. 5th Edn. 11 x 18 Cm. White cloth bound boards with two small stamps on front board and blue titling to spine. Dustwrap 85% complete, torn and chipped. 193 pp. Illustrated with black and white diagrams.; 000141; 11x 18 Cm View more info

A Parish of Rich Women

By: Buchan, James

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton Ltd,: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113336

ISBN: 0241113105

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers' pictorial dustjacket, which is NOT price-clipped. The white sections of the d/j, and the page fore-edges are a little spotted/flecked with 'dust'. There is a smallish light brown stain to the bottom front corner of the dustjacket cover, which is not noticed (as the d/j is black at that point) until you look inside. The book must have been stored somewhere where that corner got damp as the rever... View more info

The Dwellers on the Nile . Chapters on the Life, History, Religion and Literature of the Ancient Egyptians

By: Budge, E. A. Wallis

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society (printed for): 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000194

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo Thick. Frontispiece. Blue cloth bound boards. Spine is faded and rubbed at edges otherwise GOOD+. This is a completely new and rewritten book. 326pp. illustrated throughout with b/w photgraphs amd drawings. (11 plates and 38 illustrations in the text) Corners of boards and head/tail of spine slightly bumped. In protective plastic film. The earlier editions stereotype plates were requisitioned by the military and melted down so this work is e... View more info

The Moslem World in Revolution

By: Cash, W. Wilson

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Church Missionary Society: 1926

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 000331

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Card Cover. Good+/No Jacket. 5th Edn. 8vo. Map on inner front and rear cover. Covers grubby. Lovely frontispiece illustrating cars and aeroplanes of the period. Author was formerly Assistant Principal Chaplain to the Egyptian Expeditionary Force. This book was written to show how the great changes in the Islamic world were affecting the life of the people, and to bring home to the churches the urgent need for advance in missionary enterprise amongst Moslems in this day o... View more info