1945. Exceedingly rare black-and-white portrait on a 10.5 x 8.25-inch heavy-stock board, taken by "Starvis & Ewing," official photographers of the British Royal Family. The photo shows Abdullah as King Regent and Field Marshall, war-dated January 1, 1945, boldly signed "Abdullah" in English and Arabic, not personalized as it would be considered demeaning. Authentic signatures of Starvis and Ewing on the lower border attest to the fact that this is an official portrait. Abdullah is extremely rare due to the...
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Boulder: Lynn Rienner, 2013. Illus. 545pp. 8vo, brown cloth, d.w. Boulder, CO: Lynn Rienner, (2013). Near Fine.
8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Simon & Schuster, (1992). vg Presentaion copy.
illus. 463pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Simon & Schuster, (1994). vg Signed by the author.
New York: Boni & Liveright. Two volumes. Illustrated, large folding map at rear of volume II. xiii + 791 pages, continuous pagination. 8vo, blue cloth; spines evenly sunned. New York: Boni & Liveright, (1928). A very good(+) set.
New York: Pantheon, 2004. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. lightly soiled. New York: Pantheon Books, (2004).
illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w. (N.Y.): HarperCollins, (2002). vg Biography of Saddam Hussein.
New York: ReganBooks, 2003. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. (New York): ReganBooks, (2003). Fine Presentation copy. Biography of Donald Rumsfeld.
many color illus. square 4to, boards. (Santa Fe): Channel Photographics, (2003). vg.
New York: Times Books, 2005. 8vo, two-toned boards, d.w., front flyleaf lightly soiled. New York: Times Books, (2005).
New York: Macmillan, 1924. 2 maps. 12mo, blue cloth, several pages torn on bottom margins and expertly repaired, some of those pages have a small amount of chipping to right margins. New York: Macmillan, 1924.
Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1935. With an introduction by Sir Arthur Keith; edited by Berthold Laufer. Illustrated with 156 plates, 48 in-text figures, and 3 maps. 474pp. Thick 4to, modern marbled wrappers. Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1935. A very good copy, internally clean with mostly un-opened pages. The physical character and anthropometric data on Arabs and Bedouins, collected in 1928.
Strassburg: Johannes Gruninger, 1525. Map. Uncolored woodcut. Sheet measures 15.25" x 20.5". This rare and early Ptolemaic woodcut map dating to 1525 depicts the region between the Mediterranean Sea and the Persian Gulf, covering Israel, Palestine or Holy Land, Syria, Jordon, Lebanon and Iraq. Includes Cyprus. This map was included in the 1525 Strasbourg edition of the Lorenz Fries' "Geographia" of Ptolemy, published by Johannes Grüninger. Verso includes Latin text and includes a key to important locations marked on the...
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. Illus. 8vo, two-toned boards, d.w. lightly soiled. New York: Simon & Schuster, (2005).
New York: Carroll & Graf, 2005. Illus. 8vo, two-toned boards, d.w. New York: Carroll & Graf, (2005). Very good(+) Presentation copy. Biography of Ahmad Shawkat, an Iraqi Kurd.
New York: Pantheon Books, 2006. Illus. 603pp. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. New York: Pantheon Books, 2006.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2009. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. New York: Simon & Schuster, (2009). Fine.
Birmingham: Legal Classics Library, 1987. thick 8vo, full red leather, ornately gilt spine and covers, all edges gilt. (Birmingham): Legal Classics Library, (1987). Fine.
London: Oxford University Press, 1947. 12 illustrations, 4 maps, 3 charts.Thin 8vo, blue cloth (cloth very slightly rubbed). Oxford University Press, (1947). A very good(+) copy.
New York: Norton, 1993. 367pp., 8vo, cloth-backed boards, d.w.; scattered, light underlining. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, (1993). A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper.
London: Methuen, 1938. Frontis., 25 illus. and 2 endpaper maps. 8vo, black cloth, cloth lightly soiled. London: Methuen & Co., (1938). Travels in Egypt and Iraq.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1951. Frontis., 25 illus. and 2 endpaper maps. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. chipped and lightly soiled. New York: Dodd Mead, 1951. Travels in Egypt and Iraq.
New York: Summit Books, 1987. 8vo, 1/2 red cloth, d.w. New York: Summit Books, (1987). Fine.
New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2005. 467pp. 8vo, boards, dust wrapper. New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, Near fine.
New York: Penguin, 2006. Illus. 482pp. 8vo, 1/2 red cloth, d.w. lightly soiled. New York: Penguin, 2006.