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Circle of Fear : A Renegade's Journey from the Mossad to the Iraqi Secret Service. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: SUMAIDA, Hussein JEROME, Carole

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Stoddart, Toronto, 1991, ISBN:0773725105:

Seller ID: 98201


SUMAIDA, Hussein, with Carole JEROME. Circle of Fear : A Renegade's Journeyfrom the Mossad to the Iraqi Secret Service. (Toronto) : Stoddart, (1991). First Edition. Pp [i]-xiv,1-304,(2). Endpaper maps. Index. 8vo, red paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. “He was a member of Iraq's secret service - a member of the country's ruling elite. Now they want him dead.In this book, in harrowing detail, is the story of one man's journey throu gh Saddam Hussein's... Circle of Fear.” (from the dj). Hussein Sumaida is the son of one of the founders of the Ba'th Party. Born to a life of priv... View more info

Diplomatic History of Modern Iraq. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: AL-MARAYATI, Abid A. CHAMBERLIN, Waldo, foreword.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Robert Speller & Sons, New York, 1961,:

Seller ID: 113947


AL-MARAYATI, Abid A. A Diplomatic History of Modern Iraq. Foreword by WaldoChamberlin. New York : Robert Speller & Sons, Publishers, Inc., (1961). Fi rst Printing. Pp. (5),vi-xvi,(2),1-222. 8vo, green cloth with brown lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Role of Small States in International Organizations; 2. The Establishment of the Mandates: Pre-1919 Anglo-French Policy in the Middle East -- Article 22 of the Covenant -- Iraqi Attitude toward the Mandate -- The Iraqi Revolt -- The Establishment of an Arab Kingdom in iraq -- British Influence -- The Character of the Mandate; 3. The Developmen... View more info

Farewell, Babylon. Cdn in dj

By: KATTAN, Naim FISCHMAN, Sheila, trans.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, 1976,:

Seller ID: 16064


KATTAN, Naim. Farewell, Babylon. Translated from the French by Sheila Fischman. (Tor.) : McClelland and Stewart, (1976). Spadoni & Donnelly 2752. Vg-fine in price-clipped dj. 12.00 View more info

From Egypt to Babylon : The International Age 1550-500 BC. First Edition industjacket

By: COLLINS, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2008, ISBN:9780674030961:

Seller ID: 114785


COLLINS, Paul. From Egypt to Babylon : The International Age 1550-500 BC. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2008. First Edition. Pp(5),6-208. Illustrated. Map. Large 8vo, grey cloth, silver lettering to sp ine. "For those who believe that globalization is a purely modern phenomenon, this book holds a startling and absorbing lesson. From Egypt to Babylon immerses readers in a world of exotic empires and states as they waxed and waned and interacted in a period of extraordinary internationalismall before the rise of the Persian Empire. The ancient Egyptians, Minoans, Mycen... View more info

Handbook of the Birds of Europe the Middle East and North Africa: The Birdsof the Western Palearctic : Vol. 1: Ostrich to Ducks, Vol. 2: Hawks to Bus tards, Vol. 3: Waders to Gulls, Vol. 4: Terns to Woodpeckers. Four of nine volumes

By: CRAMP, Stanley SIMMONS, K.E.L. FERGUSON-LEES, I.J. GILLMOR, Robert

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1977, ISBN:0198573588:

Seller ID: 76197


CRAMP, Stanley, chief editor. Handbook of the Birds of Europe the Middle East and North Africa: The Birds of the Western Palearctic. Vol. 1: Ostrich to Ducks, Vol. 2: Hawks to Bustards, Vol. 3: Waders to Gulls, Vol. 4: Terns to Woodpeckers. Four of nine volumes. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1977. Pp. Vol. 1: (10),[1]-722. Vol. 2: (8),[1]-695,(1). Vol. 3: (8),[1]-913,(3). Vol. 4: (10),[1]-960. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth cover with gilt lettering to spine. "[...] this new Handbook covers the whole of the Western Palearctic, which includes all Europe together with the Middle East to Tur... View more info

History of Officer Social Origins, Selection, Education and Training Since the Eighteenth Century : An Introductory Bibliography. 17th Military History Symposium.

By: CONVERSE, Elliott V., III, Dr. WHITE, Elwood L. United States Air Force Academy Library Special Bibliography Series 90.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States Air Force Academy Library, 1996,:

Seller ID: 115215


CONVERSE, Elliott V., III, Dr. and Elwood L. WHITE. The History of Officer Social Origins, Selection, Education and Training Since the Eighteenth Century : An Introductory Bibliography. [N.pl.] : United States Air Force Academy Library, September 1996. Pp. (6),[1]-129,(1). 8vo, side-stapled decorated white card covers, no spine, black lettering to front. United States Air Force Academy Library Special Bibliography Series, number 90. Includes entries under the following geographical headings: General/Comparative, Africa (General), Argentina, Australia, Austria-Hungary (Austria and Hungary), Bel... View more info

International Conciliation. No. 329. April, 1937. The Cooperation of the United States with the League of Nations 1931-1936

By: HUBBARD, Ursula Phalla BUTLER, Nicholas Murray

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, New York, 1937,:

Seller ID: 102881


HUBBARD, Ursula Phalla. International Conciliation. No. 329. April, 1937. The Cooperation of the United States with the League of Nations 1931-1936. New York : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1937. Pp (2),[291]-468,(4). 8vo, white card covers. Contents : Preface by Nicholas Murray Butler. The Cooperation of the United States with the League?Nations, 1931-1936, by Ursula Phalla Hubbard : Communications and Transit; Disarmament; Economic and Financial Organization; Health; Intellectual Cooperation; League of Nations Library; Liberia; Narcotic Drugs; Political Questions (The Sino-Japa... View more info

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Irak : Le pays du nouveau fleuve. in dj

By: ROSSI, Pierre LEPAGE, André (photo.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Editions J. A., 1980,:

Seller ID: 47028


ROSSI, Pierre. Irak : Le pays du nouveau fleuve. Photographié par André Lepage. (Paris: Les Editions J. A., 1980). Pp. 289. Illustrated with many fullcolour photographs. Text in French. 4to, green cloth. Vg in dj ( a few sma ll wrinkles to head of spine). 50.00 View more info

Iraqi Power and U.S. Security in the Middle East.

By: PELLETIERE, Stephen C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA, 1990,:

Seller ID: 108273


PELLETIERE, Stephen C., Douglas V. JOHNSON II, Leif R. ROSENBERGER. Iraqi Power and U.S. Security in the Middle East. Carlisle Barracks, PA : Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 1990. Pp. (1), ii-xi, (1), 1-95, (1). Maps. 8vo, purple card covers with white front and spine titles. Slight chipping to spine ends, else very good. Due to its small size, shippingcosts should be cheaper than quoted. 15.00 View more info

Janissaries. First Paperback Edition.

By: GOODWIN, Godfrey.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Saqi Books, London, 1997, ISBN:0863560555:

Seller ID: 114173


GOODWIN, Godfrey. The Janissaries. London : Saqi Books, (1997). First thus printing. Pp. (6),[7]-288, Illustrated. 8vo, art-illustrated red card covers with white and yellow lettering to front cover and spine. "From the fifteenth to the sixteenth century, the janissaries were the scourge of Europe. With their martial music, their muskets and their drilled march, it seemed that no one could withstand them. Their loyalty to their corps was infiniteas the Ottomans conquered the Balkans as far as the Danube, and Syria, Egy pt and Iraq. They set up semi-independent states along the North Africa... View more info

Journal of Conflict Studies. Spring 2001.

By: CHARTERS, David (ed.). The Journal of Conflict Studies. Spring 2001. WELLER, Geoffrey R. GUNTER, Michael M. FREIJ, Hanna Y.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Centre for Conflict Studies, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B., 2001,:

Seller ID: 95660


CHARTERS, David, (ed.). The Journal of Conflict Studies. Spring 2001. Fredericton, N.B.: Centre for Conflict Studies, University of New Brunswick, 2001. Pp [1]-170,(2). 8vo, red and white card covers. Articles : Change and Development in the New Zealand Security and Intelligence Services (by Geoffrey R. Weller); The British Army and the Peace Process in Ireland (by Colin McInnes and Caroline Kennedy-Pipe); Ceasefire: The Impact of Republican Culture on the Ceasefire Process in Northern Ireland (by Montgomery Sapone); Counter-Insurgency in India:Observations from ... View more info

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Labrador Looks at the Orient. US in dj

By: GRENFELL, Wilfred T.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: 1928,:

Seller ID: 18860


GRENFELL, Wilfred T. Labrador Looks at the Orient : Notes of Travel in the Near and Far East. With Illustrations. N.Y.: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1928. Pp (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),[1]-[298],(2),frontis.+ 32 leaves of plates. 8vo, maroon cloth. Not in O'Dea, quite understandably. Cooke & Caron p.174. Watters p.962 (U.S.ed), Rhodenizer p.681. Grenfell's travels from Egypt, through Palestine, Iraq, India, China, Korea to Japan. Vg-fine in vg dj. 90.00 View more info

Labrador Looks at the Orient. US no dj

By: GRENFELL, Wilfred T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1928,:

Seller ID: 48342


GRENFELL, Wilfred T. Labrador Looks at the Orient : Notes of Travel in the Near and Far East. With Illustrations. N.Y.: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1928. Pp (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),[1]-[298],(2),frontis.+ 32 leaves of plates. 8vo, maroon cloth. Not in O'Dea, quite understandably. Cooke & Caron p.174. Watters p.962 (U.S.ed), Rhodenizer p.681. Grenfell's travels from Egypt, through Palestine, Iraq, India, China, Korea to Japan. Vg. 50.00 View more info

Landscapes in Caria II. An article in The Geographical Journal, Vol. 124, Part 3, September 1958

By: STARK, Freya. Geographical Journal, 124:3, September 1958) RICHARDS, Audrey I. PROTHERO, R. Mansell

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Royal Geographical Society, London, 1958,:

Seller ID: 102931


(The Geographical Journal). STARK, Freya. "Landscapes in Caria II". An article in The Geographical Journal, Vol. CXXIV, Part III, September 1958, pp. 340-346. London: The Royal Geographical Society, 1958. Pp. i-xii,[299]-438,(2), + 11 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, printed blue cardcovers. Also includes: Sir James Marshall-Cornwall's presidential address; Audrey I Richards's "A Changing Pattern of Agriculture in East Africa: The Bemba of Northern Rhodesia" (pp. 302-314); F.V. Emery's "English Regional Studies from Aubrey to Defoe" (pp. 315-325); R. Mans... View more info

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Luck of Nineveh: Archaeology's Great Adventure. 1st US in dj. signed

By: BRACKMAN, Arnold C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill, New York, 1978,:

Seller ID: 49229


BRACKMAN, Arnold C. The Luck of Nineveh : Archaeology's Great Adventure. N.Y.: McGraw-Hill, (1978). First Printing. Pp 349. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth spine, brown paper covered boards. Vg in rubbed, nicked dj. Inscribed by the author to the title page. 50.00 View more info

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M. Botta's Letters on the Discoveries at Nineveh. 1st series.

By: BOTTA, M C.T., trans.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1850,:

Seller ID: 42397


BOTTA, M. M. Botta's Letters on the Discoveries at Nineveh. Translated from the French, by C.T. With a Plan, Plates, and Inscriptions. First Series. L: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1850. Pp xv, (1)-74, xlix leaves plates (38 folding), errata slip tipped in. 8vo, dec. red cloth. Short tear to hinge of 1 plate, nick to fore-edge of another, cloth rubbed with slight wear to extremities, one-inch split to outer hinge at top rear, slightly sunned, occasional light thumbing internally, else vg. 450.00 View more info

Maritime Strategy and Continental Wars .

By: MENON, Raja , Rear Admiral

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Frank Cass, London & Portland, OR, 1998, ISBN:0714643483:

Seller ID: 108291


MENON, Raja , Rear Admiral. Maritime Strategy and Continental Wars. London & Portland :Frank Cass Collins, (1998). First Printing. Pp (4),[v]-xvi,1-215,(1). Figures and tables in the text. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue cardcovers. "This work contends that nations embroiled in Continental wars have historically had poor maritime strategies. After an analysis of existing literature on this subject and a discussion of case studies, Rear Admiral Menon develops the argument that those navies that have been involved in such wars have made poor contributions to the overall politial objectives. Gove... View more info

Marsh Arabs. First Penguin Paperback.

By: THESIGER, Wilfred

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Penguin, Middlesex, 1967,:

Seller ID: 75937


THESIGER, Wilfred. The Marsh Arabs. (Middlesex): Penguin, (1967). First Penguin Printing. Pp. [1]-233,(7). Illustrated with maps and 48 pages of blackand white plates. 12mo, illustrated card covers, mass market paperback. Tw o small price stickers to front cover, minor marking to rear cover, creasing to spine and covers. 25.00 View more info

Military Lessons of the Gulf War. in dj.

By: WATSON, Bruce W., et al GEORGE, Bruce. TSOURAS, Peter. CYR, B. L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Greenhill Books, 1991,:

Seller ID: 29979


WATSON, Bruce W., et al. Military Lessons of the Gulf War; Bruce W. Watson,Bruce George, Peter Tsouras, B.L. Cyr and the International Analysis Group on the Gulf War; edited by Bruce W. Watson. L: Greenhill Books, (1991). Pp 272. Illustrated. 8vo, black cl. sp. with black p.c.b. "[An] authoritative international perspective on the military, operational, and technological aspects of the Gulf War together with the political, foreign policy and strategic considerations." With considerable naval content. Vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

Moscow and the Middle East : Soviet Policy since the Invasion of Afghanistan. First Edition, Paperback.

By: FREEDMAN, Robert O.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1991, ISBN:0521359767:

Seller ID: 114138


FREEDMAN, Robert O. Moscow and the Middle East : Soviet Policy since the Invasion of Afghanistan. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, (1991). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (12),xi-xii,1-426,(8). 8vo, printed cream card covers with green spine, white lettering to front cover and spine. "In this important student text, first published in 1991, Professor Freedman providesan exhaustive account of Soviet policy in the Middle East from the invasio n of Afghanistan in December 1979 to withdrawal from the country ten years later. Following an introductory chapter which views the period from Wo... View more info