Middle East

  • # 43376

    BARON, David

    The history of Israel : its spiritual significance. A series of connected expositions

    London : Morgan & Scott, c. 1910. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth, pp. viii; 310; [2], a very good copy.

  • # 42532

    RAHIMOV, I. M. (editor)

    Nizami State Museum of Azerbaijan Literature. Guide-book.

    Baku : Elm, 1975. Small quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [32], illustrated. Guide to the Literature Museum of the Azerbaijan SSR during the Soviet era.

  • # 43172

    CHENEY, Michael Sheldon.

    Big Oilman from Arabia

    London :Heinemann, 1958. First edition, first impression. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth (spine a little dulled, slightly canted, lightly rubbed), maps to endpapers, pp. 320, black and white photographic plates, pale foxing to edges, a very good copy. The author recollects seven years spent with oil and construction firms in Saudi Arabia during a period of rapid …

  • # 43104


    These are the Palestinians

    [Toronto?] : The Canada-Palestine Committee reproducing documents by the Palestine Liberation Organisation (P.L.O.) Department of Information and National Guidance (Beirut, Lebanon), circa 1975. Octavo, lettered wrappers (small pen mark), pp. [16], paper toned, else very good. ‘It should not be necessary here to describe at length the human and material loss that the Palestinian people …

  • # 42553

    FERRIS, A. J.

    When Russia invades Palestine

    Or “Zechariah’s End-of-the-age Message to the Anglo-Saxon-Israel Peoples as in Zech. 12 to 14”. London : the author, 1939. First edition. Octavo, illustrated wrappers by J. J. Hall, previous owner’s name in ink on upper wrapper and title page, pp. 100, illustrated with maps and photographs, small edge tears to pp. 91 – 94, a …

  • # 42897

    GROSS, Alexander

    The Jewish Chronicle Map of Israel

    Cover title : Map of Israel, including plans of Jaffa – Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, the Middle East. London : Geographers’ Map Co. for The Jewish Chronicle, November 1949. Map, printed in colour, 101 x 76 cms, folded and housed in lettered card wrappers (small tears to the corners, and at the point where the …

  • # 42281


    [MAP] Palestine of the Old Testament.

    Jaffa : Survey of Palestine, 1938. Colour map, 580 x 370 mm (sheet); scale 1: 500,000; with an inset map of Southern Palestine, and border decoration based on Old Testament-period motifs; in very fine condition, folding into the original grey wrappers, 190 x 110 mm, the front with an illustration of Abraham’s oak at Hebron, …

  • # 41465

    [HODNET-DE-COURTMACSHERRY, Edward Henry; NUTTALL, Henry Clarence Wardleworth; PICKLES, William Norman]

    [GALLIPOLI] Logbook kept by the surgeons of H.M.S. Albion during the Dardanelles campaign, 25 January – 21 July 1915.

    Government-issue Waterlow & Sons Limited ledger book, folio (320 x 220 mm), original marbled papered boards with hessian backstrip and corners (heavily rubbed and worn from extensive use), upper board lettered in manuscript in black ink: ‘H.M.S. Albion / 25th Jany. 1915 / to / 21st July 1915’; [340] pp. with manuscript entries in the …

  • # 41297

    MAURITIUS, Martin

    Tractatus philologicus de sortitione veterum, Hebraeorum inprimis, ex S. Scriptura, Talmude, Paraphrasibus & Commentatoribus, aliisque tam Hebraeorum quam exterorum monumentis congestus, in quo plurima S. Scripturae loca illustrantur.

    Basileae : J.L. König, 1692. Octavo (175 x 105 mm), full contemporary vellum over boards, spine with early manuscript title (spine darkened), title-page in red and black (browning and some offsetting, minor crease at top edge), pp. [16], 485, [27]; decorative head- and tailpieces; text in Latin, with Hebrew frequently quoted in sections; occasional browning …

  • # 41654

    SPENCERO, Joanne (John Spencer, 1630 - 1693)

    De Legibus Hebraeorum ritualibus et earum rationibus, libri quatuor.

    Cantabrigiae (Cambridge) : Apud C. Crownfield; E. Jeffery & W. Thurlboum, 1727. Second edition, revised. Two volumes, folio, 360 mm tall, full contemporary specked calf, ruled in gilt, a few scuff marks, spines in compartment with raised bands, gilt rules and contrasting morocco title labels, lettered in gilt, head caps unobtrusively restored, edges specked red, …

  • # 41855


    [PROSPECTUS] The Arabian Nights. Translated by Capt. Sir Richard F. Burton. The Kamashastra Version. Twelve Volumes, Royal Octavo. All the Letchford Illustrations. Edition Definitive of this rare work, issued by The Grolier Society, at a very low price.

    London : The Grolier Society, [1897]. Folio bifolium, 370 x 250 mm, printed in red and black on three sides; fourth side with publisher’s vignette device only; original horizontal folds (a couple of short tears at ends), toned and foxed along edges; front with later cutting from a 1912 William Dymock Book Arcade (Sydney) catalogue …

  • # 41512

    MOORE-JONES, Horace (1868 - 1922)

    Sketches made at Anzac

    during the occupation of that portion of the Gallipoli Peninsula by the Imperial Forces. By Sapper H. Moore-Jones N.Z.E.F. 1915. First Series [all published]. London : Hugh Rees Ltd., 1916. Original publisher’s gilt-lettered cloth gatefold portfolio, 360 x 810 mm, edges rubbed and worn, splits along folds, housing ten large format reproductions of panoramic paintings …

  • # 41707

    KEANE, John F.

    My journey to Medinah: describing a Pilgrimage to Medinah performed by the author disguised as a Mohammedan.

    London : Tinsley Bros., 1881. Octavo, gilt-illustrated blue cloth over bevelled boards (spine discoloured, chip with loss to centre of spine, head and foot worn), bookplate for W. Arthur Jeffrey to front pastedown, signed by Jeffrey on the front free endpaper, old bookseller’s label removed, hinges a little cracked, pp. viii; 212, internally clean, a …

  • # 41237

    ELLIS, J., Trooper

    [PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM] Souvenir of Palestine, compiled by Trooper J. Ellis, 7th Light Horse. 

    [Cover title]. [s.l. : s.n., s.d.]. Photograph album. Oblong folio, 230 x 320 mm; original red cloth over boards, upper board with gilt-lettered title surmounted by the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces badge (also in gilt); front pastedown inscribed in ink ‘Sent by Dr. Goggins’; containing 96 black-and-white gelatin silver prints in uniform 60 x 100 mm format, …

  • # 41360

    GALLICHAN, Walter M.

    Women under polygamy

    London : Holden & Hardingham, 1914. Octavo (225 x 150 mm), publisher’s red cloth lettered in gilt (upper board rubbed and marked; spine faded and a little softened at the ends); top-edge gilt; front pastedown with early owner’s inscription; title-page in red and black, pp. i-x, 11-336, [4], 12 publisher’s ads.; illustrated with 15 b/w …

  • # 41256

    DARKE, Diana

    The Ottomans : A Cultural Legacy

    London : Thames and Hudson, 2022. Octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp. 288, illustrated. New copy. ‘A richly illustrated guide to the Ottoman Empire, 100 years since its dissolution, unravelling its complex cultural legacy and profound impact on Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.’ ‘‘Exquisitely written and lavishly illustrated, this delightful book brings five centuries …