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1 Albright, William Foxwell ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE RELIGION OF ISRAEL
Baltimore, MD The John Hopkins Press 1933 Third Edition Hardcover 
This is the original 1933 (3rd Edition) hardcover without a jacket as designed. The book is tight, bright, crisp, and clean. The dark navy blue cloth covers are in near fine condition. The title in gilt on the spine is a little dulled. There are no marks or writing. The interior is equally crisp and clean. Well cared for. The basis for the book is to document the speech delivered as part of the Ayer Lectures at the Colgate-Rochesters Divinity School in April, 1941. The author expanded the lecture for this book. ; 8vo; 246 pages 
Price: 19.90 USD
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2 Hitti, Philip K. MAKERS OF ARAB HISTORY
New York, NY St. Martin's Press 1968 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a very nice hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be considered in fine condition except for a former owner name in pen on the end paper under the front dust jacket flap. Tight, bright, crisp, and very clean. There are no other marks or writing. Well cared for. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean, but with a faint touch of corner wear. The jacket is in a see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo; 268 pages  
Price: 29.00 USD
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3 Randall, D. A. THE HANDWRITING OF GOD IN EGYPT, SINAI AND THE HOLY LAND Records of a Jouney from the Great Valley of the West to the Sacred Places of the East
Philadelphia John E. Potter And Company 1867 Hardcover 
This is the 1867 edition of two works bound as one. There are 359 pages for Egypt and Sinai and 355 pages for the Holy land. There are two title and copyright pages. Each has a frontispiece - one is a portrait of Randall, the other a scene - both with tissue cover overlays. Each work is illustrated with reproduced scenes and maps. The cover is leather and marbled boards. The binding is in very good condition - just a touch of corner wear (now polished) . Tight and soundly structured. The end papers are marbled. There is a label in the upper left corner of the pasted down end paper indicating that the book was once sold by Goodspeed (From Great Western Publishing Agency Goodspeed & Co. There is a second label in the center of the front pasted down end paper indicating that the book was once in the collection of Rev. Jewel I. Pickett. All the pages are quite crisp and clean, but with light, occasional foxing. Well cared for. ; 8vo 
Price: 80.00 USD
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4 Tor, Regina DISCOVERING ISRAEL
New York, NY Random House First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book appears to be an early printing, no edition is noted. The original price on the dust jacket is $2.95. Cloth covers with a map on the end papers in shade of red ink. The interior pages are clean. Tight binding, crisp, no marks or writing. The book is illustrated throughout in black and white drawings - some are full page and others are within the text. There is an Introduction by Aba Eban who was Ambassador from Israel to the United Nations. The dust jacket is clean and complete with one very tiny closed tear and the start of darkeingiat the spine and at the fold edge of the jacket flaps. There is a photo of the author with two young sons. Jacket no protected in a new archival see through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo; 61 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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5 Tristam, H. B. THE LAND OF MOAB: TRAVELS AND DISCOVERIES ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE DEAD SEA AND THE JORDAN. With a Chapter on the Persian Place of Mashita by Jas. Ferguson, F. S. B..
New York, NY Harper & Brothers Publishers 1873 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book of 416 pages published in 1873. The book has a green cloth cover with bright gilt titles on the front and spines. There is a fold out map and eleven full page illustrations with tissue guards. There are many illustrations with the text throughout the book. The book has a tight binding. The front lower corner has a little wear on the bottom corners. There is a slight touch of wear at the top of the spine. The gilt on the spine had dulled a little. A former owner gift note has been written in pencil on the front end paper which is a dark brown and coated paper as used in the 1870's . The pages are crisp and clean. The map is in color. It has a closed tear which has been professionally repaired on the reverse side using Japanese tissue archival paper. The map is crisp and new looking in every other way. There is an Index and four pages of book advertising by the publisher. The title page includes the date1873 and matches the copyright page - it is the Harper and Brothers first edition. It was published in the same year in London. In spite of a few faults the book gives the impression that it was well cared for. ; 8vo; 416 pages 
Price: 190.00 USD
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6 Weber, Frank G. THE EVASIVE NEUTRAL Germany, Britain and the Quest for a Turkish Alliance in the Second World War
Columbia, MO University Of Missouri Press 1979 0826202624 / 9780826202628 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket published in 1979, 244 pages. The book would be considered in fine condition if not for a former owner last name printed in ink at the top of the front end paper. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean . There are no marks or writing, No flaws. Appears to be unread. It has a red cloth cover, soundly bound and well cared for. The dust jacket is also crisp and clean There is only a hint of wear to the tip of the bottom rear panel. Unclipped; 8vo; 244 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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7 Weber, Frank G. THE EVASIVE NEUTRAL Germany, Britain and the Quest for a Turkish Alliance in the Second World War
Columbia, MO University Of Missouri Press 1979 0826202624 / 9780826202628 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket published in 1979. 244 pages. The book would be considered in fine condition if not for simple bookplate saying the book is for the University President - U of Missouri. It is on the . Front pasted down end pape, partially under the dust jacket interior flap. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean . There are no marks or writing, No flaws. Appears to be unread. It has a red cloth cover, soundly bound and well cared for. The dust jacket is also crisp and clean. Near fine - no tears or chips. No smudge or soil. Unclipped. ; 8vo; 244 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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8 Westrate, Bruce THE ARAB BUEARU British Policy in the Middle East 1916 - 1920
University Park, PA The Pennsylvania State University Press 1992 027100794x / 9780271007946 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket - both in fine condition. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. Unclipped. The dust jacket will be covered in an archival, see-through, removable protector. ; 8vo; 240 pages  
Price: 39.00 USD
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