Here on this page you can browse 146 Middle East (and India) related titles that we currently have on the shelves at Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire, as of August 29, 2011. Enjoy reading through, and if a title catches your eye to add to your collection, please feel free to place your order at any time. Thank you, RAY

1. MAP OF THE COUNTRY BETWEEN THE BALKANS AND MESOPOTAMIA - 1ST NOVEMBER 1921, Edward Stanford, Ltd., London, 1921, colored map, very good, folding colored map bound in maroon cloth (hardcover), Uncommon fold-out map mounted on linen as issued. 5 inch by 7 inch panels open out to a full 40 inches by 28 inches. This particular edition is dated on the map, 1st November 1921., (Order No: 60874 ), $300.00

2. Abboushi, W. F., THE ANGRY ARABS, The Westminster Press, Philadelphia, PA, (1974), B&W maps, 285pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0664209912 This study of Arab-Western relations--from the time of Mohammed to the present--gives the historical background and the immediate consequences and implications of centuries of misunderstanding between the Middle East and the West., (Order No: 42306 ), $14.50

3. Ahmad, Nafis, AN ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY OF EAST PAKISTAN, Oxford University Press, London, 1958, B&W illustrations, 361pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This book describes the physical geography, the natural resources and the economic activities of East Pakistan. Formerly part of Bengal, the area was known to early western visitors as 'a hell full of blessings,' and is today one of the world's richest agricultural areas., (Order No: 50712 ), $14.50

4. Ahmed bin Hamed, Minister of Information and Culture, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - LES EMIRATS ARABES UNIS, Published by the Minister, United Arab Emirates, [1986], color illustrations, 204pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) with good dustjacket, Published in several languages including English to showcase the achievements during the fifteen years of independence since 1971 of the United Arab Emirates., (Order No: 50603 ), $20.00

5. Alexander, Michael and Anand, Sushila, QUEEN VICTORIA'S MAHARAJAH: DULEEP SINGH 1838-93, Taplinger Publishing Company, New York, (1980), B&W illustrations, 326pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0800865677 "A moving story of a displaced man that gives a fascinating picture of British Imperial politics, the Victorian social background, and a more worldly Queen Victoria than one usually meets in the history books.", (Order No: 55217 ), $5.00

6. Andrews, C. E., OLD MOROCCO: AND THE FORBIDDEN ATLAS, George H. Doran Company, New York, (1922), B&W illustrations, 295pp, good, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 39659 ), $30.00

7. Anthony, John Duke (edited by), THE MIDDLE EAST: OIL, POLITICS, AND DEVELOPMENT, Amer. Enterprise Institute, Washington, D.C., (1975), B&Q figures, 109pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0844720674 This volume takes its title from the prinicpal themes discussed at a conference on world energy problems held at the University of Toronto in January 1974., (Order No: 29307 ), $30.00

8. Arabian American Oil Company, SPOKEN ARABIC - ARAMCO ARABIC LANGUAGE SERIES, Arabian American Oil Company, Beirut, Lebanon, n.d. c1970s, 159pp, good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 50122 ), $15.00

9. Ashton, S. R., BRITISH POLICY TOWARDS THE INDIAN STATES, 1905-1939, Humanities Press, Atlantic Heights, NJ, (1982), 231pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0391023292 The subject of this study is the concept of indirect rule in terms of both its application and consequences, and under consideration is the development of this form of indirect rule in the princely states of India during the first four decades of the twentieth century., (Order No: 47405 ), $12.50

10. Aziz, K. K., THE BRITISH IN INDIA - A STUDY IN IMPERIALISM, Comm. on Hist & Cultural Res, Islamabad, 1976, 415pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A look at British imperialism and the history of British rule in India from the viewpoint "of the British imperial mind and its impact on the Indian situation.", (Order No: 48082 ), $30.00

11. Baer, Gabriel (translated from the Hebrew by Hanna Szoke), POPULATION AND SOCIETY IN THE ARAB EAST, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, (1964), B&W maps, 275pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, fading to spine, This book originated in lectures given during the last few years at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and other institutions in Israel. The lectures were conceived as an introduction to the study of modern Middle Eastern history, economy, or politics; their aim was to present the main facts of population structure and the problems and trends of development of Middle Eastern Arab society., (Order No: 46580 ), $12.50

12. Bahrami, Mehdi (catalogue by), IRANIAN ART - WITH SUPPLEMENT LAID IN - WORKS OF IRANIAN ART FROM AMERICAN COLLECTIONS, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1950, B&W illustrations, 41pp, plates, good, wraps (softcover), Catalogue of the exhibition held 8 February to 26 March 1950. Laid in is the 11 page supplement with plates 45 to 53 following the text, and titled - WORKS OF IRANIAN ART FROM AMERICAN COLLECTIONS., (Order No: 42950 ), $20.00

13. Ballantine, Henry, ON INDIA'S FRONTIER; OR NEPAL THE GURKHAS' MYSTERIOUS LAND, J. Selwin Tait and Sons, New York, (1895) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 192pp, very good+, decorated green cloth, TEG (hardcover), Author was the Late U.S. Consul to Bombay. An exceptionally nice copy., (Order No: 60164 ), $175.00

14. Baloch, Mir Khuda Bakhsh Bijarani Marri (Justice), SEARCHLIGHTS ON BALOCHES AND BALOCHISTAN, Royal Book Company, Karachi, (1974) 1st ed, 384pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Justice Marri's brief survey of Baloches and Balochistan is but an attempt to remove the mendacities which certain vested interests have been weaving around the ethnological complex of Baloches and their land., (Order No: 49072 ), $30.00

15. Beale, Marie, THE MODERN MAGIC CARPET: AIR-JAUNTING OVER THE ANCIENT EAST, Printed by J. H. Furst Co., Baltimore, MD, 1930, B&W illustrations, 73pp, good, orange boards (hardcover) LACKS SPINE BACKSTRIP, The authors' adventures as a passenger on a chartered Imperial Airways plane, aboard an eight passenger plane, G-E BMY. Great contents and photographs throughout including: Assyria, Syrian Desert, Babylon, Zenobia, and much more., (Order No: 45525 ), $70.00

16. Bean, Susan S., YANKEE INDIA - AMERICAN COMMERCIAL AND CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS WITH INDIA IN THE AGE OF SAIL 1784-1860, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, (2001), B&W and color illustrations, 288pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1890206296 The book charts the beginnings of America's fascination with the subcontinent. Independence from Britain in 1783 brought American merchants and shipowners the freedom to trade in Asia and the hope of handsome profits. Chapters include: Pioneering the India Trad; Halcyon Days of Neutral Trade; Transformations and New Encounters; The Doldrums; and, Revival., (Order No: 50227 ), $30.00

17. Bell, Gertrude L., DURCH DIE WUFTEN UND KULTURFTATTEN SYRIENS - REIFEFCHILDERUNGEN, Verlay von Otto Spamer, Leipzig, c1920, B&W ill., color frontis, map, 334pp, good, paper covered boards (hardcover) light edgewear, Mit einem Farbendruckbild nach einem Aquarell von John Sargent, R.A., 161 Abbildungen nach photographifchen Aufnahmen, fowie einer karte von Syrien., (Order No: 47266 ), $75.00

18. Bercovici, Konrad, THE INCREDIBLE BALKANS, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1932, 265pp, good, faded red cloth (hardcover) part of dustjacket laid in, The Balkans have been the bloody ground for centuries of the long struggle between the Turks and the Christian nations., (Order No: 60157 ), $8.00

19. Breman, Jan, PATRONAGE AND EXPLOITATION: CHANGING AGRARIAN RELATIONS IN SOUTH GUJARAT, INDIA, Manohar, Daryaganj, New Delhi, 1979, 287pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Mr. Breman examines the relations existing between landowners and agricultural labourers in the southern region of Gujarat., (Order No: 28551 ), $5.00

20. Brown, Adna, FROM VERMONT TO DAMASCUS..., Geo. H. Ellis, Printer, Boston, MA, 1895, B&W illustrations, 209pp, very good+, brown cloth, aeg (hardcover) EXCEPTIONALLY NICE, "...RETURNING BY WAY OF BEYROUT, SMYRNA, EPHESUS, ATHENS, CONSTANTINOPLE, BUDAPEST, VIENNA, PARIS, SCOTLAND, AND ENGLAND." Also, instructions how to prepare for such a journey. Exceptionally nice clean, bright and tight copy - looks new ! !!, (Order No: 47229 ), $60.00

21. Brown, W. Norman, THE STORY OF KALAKA, Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1933, 15 B&W plates, 149pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), Texts, History, Legends, and Miniature Paintings of the Svetambara Jain Hagiographical Work - The Kalakacaryakatha., (Order No: 4798 ), $35.00

22. Bruce, Richard Issaq, THE FORWARD POLICY AND ITS RESULTS, Gosha-E- Adab, Quetta (Pakistan), 1977, B&W illustrations, 382pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "Or, Thirty-Five Years' Work Amongst the Tribes on Our North-Western Frontier of India." First published in 1900. This book gives a vivid account of Sandeman's mission to Kalat in 1876-77, occupation of Quetta in 1877, Afgan War 1877-1881, Tribal disturbances and question of retention of Pishin and Sibi and settlement of Marris, Bugtis and Kakars - 1881-1885., (Order No: 47201 ), $40.00

23. Campbell, George, MODERN INDIA: A SKETCH OF THE SYSTEM OF CIVIL GOVERNMENT, ..., John Murray, London, 1852 1st ed, 560pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) nice clean and tight copy, "...TO WHICH IS PREFIXED SOME ACCOUNT OF THE NATIVES AND NATIVE INSTITUTIONS." Chapter Contents include: Introductory; The Country and the People; The Institutions and Situation to which we Succeeded; Political Progress...; History and Progress of our Internal Government; The Government as it Now Exists; Instruments of Government; Lane Revenue; Sources of Income other that the Land Revenue; Finance; Police and Criminal Administration; Administration of Civil Justice. November, 1851 Murray Catalogue follows text., (Order No: 47099 ), $125.00

24. Chattopadhyaya, Sudhakar, SOCIAL LIFE IN ANCIENT INDIA (IN THE BACKGROUND OF THE YAJNAVALKYA-SMRITI), Academic Publishers, Calcutta, India, 1965 1st ed, 178pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) light waterstain on boards, "In the following pages, while was shall concentrate our attention on Yajnavalkya's work, simultaneously we shall try to determine further how far he was influenced by, and how far he differed from his predecessors. In other words, our aim will be to show how far the society in Yajnavalkya's time agreed with, and differed from, the life prevalent in the earlier age.", (Order No: 29225 ), $7.50

25. Compton, Herbert, INDIAN LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRY, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1905, color frontis, B&W ill., 281pp, very good+, leather spine, teg (hardcover), Deluxe edition with gilt-tooled leather spine. OUR ASIATIC NEIGHBOURS series edited by William Harbutt Dawson, this volume uniform with others from the series., (Order No: 43704 ), $14.50

26. Connelly, Marc, A SOUVENIR FROM QAM, Holt, Rhinehart and Winston, Canada, (1965) 1st ed, 192pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) author inscribed, ISBN 0815340315 Inscribed on the half-title page by this Pulitzer Prize Winner. An immensely witty and inventive satire set in oil-rich Suruk, a nation built on the site of the Garden of Eden., (Order No: 53152 ), $12.50

27. Cooke, Hedley V., CHALLENGE AND RESPONSE IN THE MIDDLE EAST: THE QUEST FOR PROSPERITY, 1919-1951, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, (1952) 1st ed, B&W maps, 366pp, good, tan cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), Discusses the social and economic aspects of the Middle East as well as a possible method to be followed in future analyses of regional economic conditions--especially those which are designed to facilitate economic planning., (Order No: 29272 ), $7.50

28. Cottam, Richard W., IRAN AND THE UNITED STATES - A COLD WAR CASE STUDY, University of Pittsburgh Pr, Pittsburgh, PA, (1988), 298pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0822954079 "Pitts Series in Policy and Institutional Studies.", (Order No: 48186 ), $30.00

29. Cremeans, Charles D., THE ARABS AND THE WORLD: NASSER'S ARAB NATIONALIST POLICY, Frederick A. Praeger, Pub., New York, (1963) 1st ed, 338pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Mr. Cremeans looks at Arab foreign policy from the inside out, viewing Arab objectives and behavior in the international arena as they appear to Arab eyes., (Order No: 25382 ), $10.00

30. Crooke, William, A GLOSSARY OF NORTH INDIAN PEASANT LIFE, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1989, 12 B&W and color ill., 290pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 019562209X Edited, with an Introduction, Appendices and Notes by Shahid Amin. Crooke's Glossary is perhaps the best companion available for information on the peasantry and village life of north India. Arranged thematically, it covers the economic, agricultural, material, domestic and ritual life of the country's peasants by defining all the local words connected with these aspects of rustic existence., (Order No: 13290 ), $7.50

31. Davis, Hassoldt, LAND OF THE EYE, Henry Holt and Company, New York, (1941), B&W illustrations, 415pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), A Narrative of the Labors, Adventures, Alarums and Excursions of the Denis-Roosevelt Asiatic Expedition to Burma, China, India and the Lost Kingdom of Nepal., (Order No: 25511 ), $14.50

32. Davis, John H., THE EVASIVE PEACE: A STUDY OF THE ZIONIST-ARAB PROBLEM, John Murray, London, (1968), B&W illustrations, 124pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0719518288 Here we are provided not only with a factual background but also with a possible key to the deadlock, by a writer of authority and international experience at one time heading UNWRA's work in the Middle East., (Order No: 42574 ), $4.00

33. Dhamija, Jasleen and Jain, Jyotindra (editors), HANDWOVEN FABRICS OF INDIA, Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad, (1989), B&W and color ill., 168pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0944142265 This volume attempts to put together some important writing on handwoven and handworked textiles, including some of the most distinguished scholars from the world of textiles: Alfred Buhler, Stella Kramrisch, Agnes Geijer, Moti Chandra, Milton Sonday et al., (Order No: 31824 ), $20.00

34. Dheer, Sudarshan (editor), THE WORLD OF SYMBOLS/LOGOS & TRADEMARKS: INDIA, Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad, (1991), B&W illustrations, 195pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0944142737 1500 symbols, logos and trademarks, the work of 330 Indian designers, selected from more than 3000 entries, make up this volume., (Order No: 15631 ), $15.00

35. Diver, Maud, ROYAL INDIA: A DESCRIPTIVE AND HISTORICAL STUDY OF INDIA'S FIFTEEN PRINCIPAL STATES AND THEIR RULERS, Books for Libraries Press, Freeport, NY, (1971), B&W illustrations, 278pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0836921526 Portraits of certain distinguished Maharajas and their immediate predecessors., (Order No: 47472 ), $11.50

36. Djordjevic, Dimitrije and Fischer-Galati, Stephen, THE BALKAN REVOLUTIONARY TRADITION, Columbia University Press, New York, 1981, 271pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) MARGINAL PENCIL 4pp, ISBN 0231050984 The authors see the history of revolution in the Balkans as a microcosm of the broader history of the region itself., (Order No: 47566 ), $10.00

37. Doughty, Charles M. (selected by Edward Garnett), PASSAGES FROM ARABIA DESERTA, Jonathan Cape, London, (1935), B&W frontis, B&W map, 320pp, good, green cloth (hardcover), First published in 1888., (Order No: 33637 ), $20.00

38. Dwight, H. G., CONSTANTINOPLE AND ISTANBUL OLD AND NEW, Kegan Paul, London, (2002), B&W illustrations, 567pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0710307217 First published in 1915, this substantial account of Constantinople - or Istanbul as it is known today - is both a history and a guide to that magnificent and fabled metropolis where east and west have met for many centuries., (Order No: 37071 ), $185.00

39. Ebright, Donald F., FREE INDIA: THE FIRST FIVE YEARS, Parthenon Press, Nashville, TN, (1954), B&W illustrations, 223pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, An Account of the 1947 Riots, Refugees, Relief and Rehabilitation., (Order No: 40939 ), $6.00

40. Edwardes, Michael, THE LAST YEARS OF BRITISH INDIA, Cassell, London, (1963), 3 B&W maps, 250pp, good, maroon cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), The primary aim of this work is to place in its proper historical context one of the most significant and portentous events of modern times--the end of Britian's Indian empire., (Order No: 31902 ), $5.00

41. Ellis, Harry B., THE DILEMMA OF ISRAEL, American Enterprise Inst., Washington, DC, 1970, 110pp, very good, wraps (softcover), The United States in the Middle East Series., (Order No: 40729 ), $10.00

42. Ellis, Howard S., PRIVATE ENTERPRISE AND SOCIALISM IN THE MIDDLE EAST, American Enterprise Inst., Washington, DC, 1970, 126pp, very good, wraps (softcover), The United States Interests in the Middle East Series., (Order No: 40730 ), $12.50

43. Erskine, Mrs. Steuart, THE VANISHED CITIES OF ARABIA, E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1925, ill by Major Benton Fletcher, 324pp, good++ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The author tells the story of the famous cities of Arabia, such as Petra, Kerak, Maseba, Amman and Jerath--when they were founded, how they rose to greatness, and why they declined and finally vanished from human sight., (Order No: 40110 ), $50.00

44. Field, Michael, A HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS A DAY: INSIDE THE WORLD OF MIDDLE EAST MONEY, Praeger Publishers, New York, (1976), 21 B&W ill., 240pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0275563804 A comprehensive analysis of the Middle East oil-producing states. Michael Field, former oil correspondent for London's Sunday Telegraph, examines in depth the policies of OPEC and shows what sort of system these countries are beginning to implement both at home and abroad. In addition, he discusses such topics as the distribution of oil revenues among the Arab states, the emergence of Arab companies and their growing influence on foreign markets, and the re-investment of gigantic government surpluses., (Order No: 15055 ), $10.00

45. Fines, John, WHO'S WHO IN THE MIDDLE AGES, Barnes & Noble Books, New York, (1995), 218pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1566197163 First published in 1970. Dictionary of that chronicles the lives of the men and women who dominated the time between the collapse of the Roman Empire and the Renaissance., (Order No: 6713 ), $6.00


47. Freer Gallery of Art, ARS ORIENTALIS: THE ARTS OF ISLAM AND THE EAST - VOL. 7 1968 - VOLUME VII 1968, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1968, B&W illustrations, 179pp, fine, tan cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 52995 ), $25.00

48. Freer Gallery of Art, ARS ORIENTALIS: THE ARTS OF ISLAM AND THE EAST - VOL. 9 1973 - VOLUME IX 1973 FREER GALLERY OF ART FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY VOLUME, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1973, B&W illustrations, 156pp, very good+, tan cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 52997 ), $25.00

49. Galwan, Ghulam Rassul (Aksakal of Leh) (introduction by Sir Francis Younghusband), SERVANT OF SAHIBS: A BOOK TO BE READ ALOUD, D. Appleton & Company, New York, 1924, B&W frontis, 283pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover), "It is written by one of themselves--by a Mohamedan of Ladak, who had worked for many years in the service of English and American travellers in the Himalaya, Central Asia and Tibet. The secret is that these men, the best of them, love adventure just as much as their employers. Written in faulty English, but with the instinct of a true artist, we see on every page the spirit which animated Rassul.", (Order No: 40194 ), $50.00

50. Ghareeb, Edmund (edited by), SPLIT VISION: THE PORTRAYAL OF ARABS IN THE AMERICAN MEDIA, Amer.-Arab Affairs Council, Washington, D.C., (1983), B&W illustrations, 402pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0943182018, (Order No: 39707 ), $7.50

51. Giritli, Ismet, FIFTY YEARS OF TURKISH POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT 1919- 1969, Fakulteler Matbaasi, Istanbul, Turkey, 1969, 228pp, good+, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the author, Printed on an acidic based paper., (Order No: 49887 ), $75.00

52. Glueck, Nelson, THE RIVER JORDAN: BEING AN ILLUSTRATED ACCOUNT OF EARTH'S MOST STORIED RIVER, Jewish Publication Society, Philadelphia, 1946, B&W illustrations, 268pp, good+, brownish cloth (hardcover) (no dusjacket), The name of the Jordan River is familiar to every Christian and Jew, but to most it is only a name or at most a vague symbol. For those who read this book the river, its valley, the ancient cities along its course, and the events of sacred history which occurred there will all be vividly real., (Order No: 9051 ), $4.00

53. Gohari, M. J., THE TALIBAN - ASCENT TO POWER, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, (2002) 4th ptg, 158pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0195795601, (Order No: 51696 ), $6.00

54. Goodnow, Henry Frank, THE CIVIL SERVICE OF PAKISTAN: BUREAUCRACY IN A NEW NATION, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1964, 328pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 59237 ), $7.50


56. Hajek, Lubor, MINIATURES FROM THE EAST, Spring Books, London, (1960), color plates follow text, 110pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "The famous 'Rajput' school of miniature painting came to full expression in India in the 17th century, and its achievements represent one of the high peaks in the history of Oriental art.", (Order No: 6226 ), $15.00

57. Hill, Stephen, GERTRUDE BELL (1868-1926): A SELECTION FROM THE PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE OF AN ARCHAEOLOGIST AND TRAVELLER, Department of Archaeology, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1977 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 24pp, very good, wraps (softcover) faint crease on front cover, Includes photographs of Bell's travels to Iraq, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, and Saudia Arabia., (Order No: 47712 ), $17.50

58. Hodges, Phelps (Major), BRITMIS: A GREAT ADVENTURE OF THE WAR, Jonathan Cape, London, (1931), B&W illustrations, 364pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) light foxing bookblock edges, "Being an account of Allied intervention in Siberia and of an escape across the Gobi to Peking.", (Order No: 40475 ), $150.00

59. Holden, Edward S., THE MOGUL EMPERORS OF HINDUSTAN A.D. 1398 - A.D. 1707, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1895 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 365pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover), Accounts of the Mogul emperors., (Order No: 39658 ), $25.00

60. Howe, T. H. Manners (illustrations by Allan Stewart), INDIA - PEEPS AT HISTORY, Adam and Charles Black, London, 1911, B&W and color illustrations, 96pp, ads, very good, decorated blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 58091 ), $30.00

61. Hudson, Michael C., ARAB POLITICS: THE SEARCH FOR LEGITIMACY, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1977, tables and figures, 434pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0300020430 This is the first systematic comparative analysis of political behavior throughout the entire Arab world, from Morocco to Kuwait., (Order No: 47481 ), $14.50

62. Hurlimann, Martin, INDIA: THE LANDSCAPE, THE MONUMENTS AND THE PEOPLE, Ernst Wasmuth, A. G., Berlin, (1928), B&W illustrations, 304pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Exceptional photography, text in English., (Order No: 22738 ), $125.00

63. Iliskiler, A ve B Halkla; et al, DISCOVER TURKEY: A BOOK THAT CONTAINS EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TURKEY, Tiglat Basimevi, Istanbul, Turkey, n.d. c1973, B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 49870 ), $10.00

64. Isaacs, Harold R., INDIA'S EX-UNTOUCHABLES, The John Day Company, New York, (1965), 188pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "I went to India early in 1963 to find out what has been happening to educated ex-Untouchables in these first years of Indian independence. I use the term 'ex-Untouchables' because Untouchability has been abolished in India by law, if not in fact.", (Order No: 35946 ), $5.00

65. Izzeddin, Nejla, THE ARAB WORLD: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE, Henry Regnery Company, Chicago, 1953, 19 B&W ill., 412pp, very good, light brown cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), The author brings together an appreciation of the Arab spirit and an understanding of the issues affecting the present and future of Arab national life., (Order No: 11716 ), $6.00

66. Jacob, Harold F., KINGS OF ARABIA: THE RISE AND SET OF THE TURKISH SOVRANTY IN THE ARABIAN PENINSULA, Mills & Boon Limited, London, (1923), B&W illustrations, 294pp, very good, dark green cloth (hardcover), Colonel Jacob portrays the various kingships of Arabia, their diverse aims which foster disunion, and describes paticularly that little known province of the "Verdant Yemen," with its rival chiefs--the Imam of Sana, and the Idrisi Saiyid of Saia, in the province of Asir., (Order No: 40111 ), $250.00

67. Jaffrelot, Christophe, THE HINDU NATIONALIST MOVEMENT IN INDIA, Columbia University Press, New York, (1996) 1st ptg, 592pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231103344 "...makes a major contribution to the study of the genesis and development of religious nationalism, and is essential reading for anyone who seeks to comprehend the spread of ethnic conflict.", (Order No: 50700 ), $5.00

68. King, Michael Christopher, THE PALESTINIANS AND THE CHURCHES: VOL. I, 1948-1956, World Council of Churches, Geneva, (1981), B&W illustrations, 138pp, good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 2825406759 This is the first of a three-volume history of ecumenical work with Palestinian refugees from 1948 to 1974. It covers the period from the end of the British Mandate for Palestine in 1948 until the Suez Campaign of 1956., (Order No: 42703 ), $20.00

69. Kipling, Rudyard, OUT OF INDIA. THINGS I SAW, AND FAILED TO SEE, IN CERTAIN DAYS AND NIGHTS AT JEYPORE AND ELSEWHERE, G. W. Dillingham, Publisher, New York, 1895, 340pp, very good, decorated tan cloth (hardcover) couple spots rear bd., Very nice clean and tight copy. Stamps on front pastedown is: "HOTEL SPRUCES - WHITEFIELD, N.H.", (Order No: 55960 ), $35.00

70. Kochanek, Stanley A., THE CONGRESS PARTY OF INDIA: THE DYNAMICS OF ONE-PARTY DEMOCRACY, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1968, 516pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), By tracing the path of the Congress Party's development since independence, this study attempts to demonstrate the reasons for its success., (Order No: 39857 ), $8.50

71. Kuhnel, Ernst, ISLAMIC ARTS, G. Bell & Sons, London, (1970), 206 B&W and 15 color ill., 255pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Contents include: books, pottery, metalwork, glass and crystal, ivory, wood, stone and stucco., (Order No: 8584 ), $50.00

72. Kust, Matthew J., FOREIGN ENTERPRISE IN INDIA: LAWS AND POLICIES, Univ. of North Carolina Pr., Chapel Hill, NC, (1964), 498pp, good+, black cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 19077 ), $15.00

73. Lal, Kanwar, THE CULT OF DESIRE: AN INTERPRETATION OF EROTIC SCULPTURE OF INDIA, University Books, Inc., New Hyde Park, NY, (1967), 126 B&W plates follow text, 104pp of text, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 60244 ), $6.00

74. Lambrick, H. T., JOHN JACOB OF JACOBABAD - SECOND EDITION, Oxford University Press, London - Karachi, 1975, 465pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0195772016 First published in 1960. A country vicar's son born in Somerset, who entered the East India Company's service in 1828, John Jacob died in his adopted country thirty years later. Seven years before its occurrence, he publicly foretold the outbreak of an Indian Mutiny, unless the defects in the Bengal Army which he denounced were amended in time. This biography fills a gap in the documentation of this period in India's history., (Order No: 51739 ), $60.00

75. Lampert, Catherine (exhibition organized by); Michell, George (catalogue edited by), IN THE IMAGE OF MAN: THE INDIAN PERCEPTION OF THE UNIVERSE THROUGH 2000 YEARS OF PAINTING AND SCULPTURE, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1982, B&W and color illustrations, 232pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0728703114 Catalogue of the exhibition held at Hayward Gallery, London 25 March - 13 June 1982. One of the most ambitious exhibitions ever mounted outside of India of Indian sculpture and painting, more than half of the pieces have never travelled before. Catalogue contains major essays on the conceptual, historical, and iconographic background of the images,a nd more than 450 illustrations provide a visual history of Indian art., (Order No: 51833 ), $12.50

76. Laqueur, Walter, THE STRUGGLE FOR THE MIDDLE EAST: THE SOVIET UNION IN THE MEDITERRANEAN 1958-1968, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1969) 1st Amer, 360pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Written under the auspices of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University, Washington D.C. The Struggle for the Middle East examines the Soviet efforts to remove Western influence from this land of discord, and to strengthen its own positions., (Order No: 9721 ), $8.00

77. Lauterpacht, E. (edited by), THE SUEZ CANAL SETTLEMENT, Frederick A. Praeger Inc., New York, 1960, 82pp, good, light brown cloth (hardcover), A Selection of Documents relating to the Settlement of the Suez Canal Dispute, the Clearance of the Suez Canal and the Settlement of Disputes between the United Kingdom, France and the United Arab Republic, October 1956-March 1959., (Order No: 26194 ), $20.00

78. Le Strange, G. (translated and edited with an introduction by), DON JUAN OF PERSIA: A SHI'AH CATHOLIC, 1560-1604, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, (1926), map, 355pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover) nice clean and tight copy, The work is divided into three parts: the First Book describing his native country and its government, followed by an epitome of ancient and mediaeval Persian history; the Second Book treating of the late wars between the Persians and the Turks, and the Third Book dealing with his journey from Isfahan into the countries of the West. "The Broadway Travellers" series., (Order No: 35431 ), $27.50

79. Leary, Lewis Gaston, SYRIA THE LAND OF LEBANON, McBride, Nast & Company, New York, 1913 (1914) 2nd, B&W illustrations, 225pp, very good, decorated blue cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB minimal marks, A companion volume to "Real Palestine of To-day." Ex-Lib from a small country library, and checked out only once., (Order No: 52743 ), $60.00

80. Leavitt, Leslie W., WITH YOUTH ON PHOENICIAN SHORES, Leslie W. Leavitt, Wellesley, MA, 1968, B&W illustrations, 137pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, The author's memories of her years in the Middle East, personal recollections connected with her students, teachers, and her School., (Order No: 19148 ), $10.00

81. Leigh, M. S. (compiled by), THE PUNJAB AND THE WAR, Government Printing, Punjab - Lahore, 1922, B&W and color illustrations, 286pp, good, blue cloth spine (hardcover), "This volume which Mr. Leigh has written with such loving labour speaks for itself. It tells the story of the Punjab in the War and it tells it in a way that cannot fail to make us proud of the Province, which played so grand a part in the great struggle. It recalls the valour and sufferings of those who fought, the munificence of those who gave, the vigour and earnestness of those who helped and organized.", (Order No: 47408 ), $200.00

82. Lenczowski, George, SOVIET ADVANCES IN THE MIDDLE EAST, American Enterprise Inst., Washington, DC, (1971), 176pp, good+, wraps (softcover), United States Interests in the Middle East Series., (Order No: 40728 ), $7.50

83. Lesch, Ann Mosely, POLITICAL PERCEPTIONS OF THE PALESTINIANS ON THE WEST BANK AND THE GAZA STRIP, The Middle East Institute, Washington, D.C., (1980), B&W illustrations, 113pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0916808173 Contents include: Palestinian Aspirations after Camp David; The Initial Years of Occupation; The Revival of the National Movement; Consolidating the National Movement; Internal and External Strains; Epilogue., (Order No: 42573 ), $8.00

84. Lewis, Raphaela, EVERYDAY LIFE IN OTTOMAN TURKEY, B. T. Bartsord, Ltd., London, (1971), B&W illustrations, maps, 206pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) closed tear rear jacket, ISBN 0713416874 With access to little-used Turkish sources, and with the aid of numerous illustrations, the author has succeeded in skilfully recreating the way of life during the Ottoman Empire. NOTE - owner's signature., (Order No: 21884 ), $8.50

85. Lord Sydenham of Combe (introduction by), INDIA AND THE WAR, Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1915, 32 color ill., map-see note, 77pp, good, white cloth (light soiling to cloth) (hardcover) EX-LIB, Contents include: British Rule in India by Lord Sydenham of Combe; Extracts from Queen Victoria's Proclamation of 1858; The King-Emperor's Proclamation of 1908; India's Rally to the Empire; Text of the King-Emperor's Message; Extract from a Speech of the Most Hon. the Marquess of Crewe, K.G., Secretary of State for India; Comments of the Indian Press; Statements by Leaders of Indian Opinion; and, Message of Lieut.-General Sir James Willcocks to the Indian Army Corps. NOTE - Map lacks small piece on upper corner. Color illustrations of types of Indian troops are taken from THE ARMIES OF INDIA, painted by Major A. C. Lovett., (Order No: 29221 ), $6.00

86. MacCallum, Elizabeth P., THE NATIONALIST CRUSADE IN SYRIA, The Foreign Policy Assn., New York, 1928, B&W illustrations, 299pp, very good, wraps (softcover) EX-LIB Bound in Library Boards, Contents include: Class A Mandates in Present-Day Controversary; Roots of Rebellion: The Craving for Independence; Roots of Rebellion: Syria's Territorial Organization; Roots of Rebellion: The Agitation for Individual Liberty; Roots of Rebellion: The Decline of Trade and Agriculture; The Druze Uprising; General Sarrail's Recall; The Rebellion Under General Sarrail's Successors; M. de Jouvenel and M. Ponsot Deal with the Political Situation; The Fruits of Rebellion; The Influence of the Permanent Mandates Commission., (Order No: 48767 ), $100.00

87. Macro, Eric, YEMEN AND THE WESTERN WORLD SINCE 1571, Frederick A. Praeger, Pub., New York, (1968), map, 150pp, good++, tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, "The aim of this book is to provide those interested in the affairs of South-west Arabia with some historical background to the present political situation in the Yemen.", (Order No: 49575 ), $25.00

88. Magnus, Ralph N. (edited by), DOCUMENTS ON THE MIDDLE EAST - UNITED STATES INTERESTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST, American Enterprise Institut, Washington, DC, 1969, 232pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 48949 ), $7.50

89. Major A. F. M. Mohsin Ali (foreword by J. S. Turner), PAKISTANI MANNERS AND ENGLISH ETIQUETTE, Pakistan Press Syndicate, Dacca, East Pakistan, (1962) 2nd ed, 49pp, good+, blue cloth spine (hardcover), Pakistan Press Syndicate Publications - 2., (Order No: 53668 ), $10.00

90. Malik, Hafeez, SIR SAYYID AHMAD KHAN AND MUSLIM MODERNIZATION IN INDIA AND PAKISTAN, Columbia University Press, New York, 1980, B&W figures, 345pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231049706 In this original and significant study, Hafeez Malik provides the biographical and historical background of Sir Sayyid's many accomplishments, tracing as well his relations with other Indian leaders of the time--especially those in the All-India National Congress., (Order No: 47433 ), $75.00

91. McCormack, William (assisted by M. G. Krishnamurthi), KANNADA: A CULTURAL INTRODUCTION TO THE SPOKEN STYLES OF THE LANGUAGE, Univ. of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI, 1966, 204pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) marginal notes about 80pp, This course in spoken and literary Kannada provides a detailed introduction to the language and culture of some twenty million inhabitants of Mysore State in South India., (Order No: 57488 ), $12.50

92. Mehdi, Mohammad T., AN ARAB LOOKS AT AMERICA: OF LIONS, CHAINED, New World Press, San Francisco, CA, (1962), 177pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by author, This book deals with the United States, its politics and its international relations, and traces the process and the factors which turned the Wholesome American into an Ugly one in the Middle East and elsewhere. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in both English and Arabic., (Order No: 29278 ), $10.00

93. Michaud, Roland and Michaud, Sabrina (photographs by); Farson, Daniel (introduction by), TURKEY, Thames and Hudson, London, (1986), 83 color plates follow text, 24pp of text, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0500241260 Here are the greatest wonders of Turkey - architectural and sculptural marvels, and so much more., (Order No: 58126 ), $25.00

94. Minturn, Leigh (with the assistance of Swaran Kapoor), SITA'S DAUGHTERS: COMING OUT OF PURDAH - THE RAJPUT WOMEN OF KHALAPUR REVISITED, Oxford University Press, New York, 1993 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 371pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0195080351 Vividly recounts the dramatic changes in the role and status experienced by Rhajput caste women in the Indian village of Khalapur between 1955 and 1975., (Order No: 50579 ), $5.00

95. Mirza, Anis, HANDICRAFTS OF WEST PAKISTAN, West Pakistan Ind. Dev. Corp, Karachi, Pakistan, (1964) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 110pp, good, wraps (softcover), Chapters cover all areas of handicrafts and decorative arts. Uncommon title., (Order No: 58513 ), $25.00

96. Morris, Claud, THE LAST INCH: A MIDDLE EAST ODYSSEY, Kegan Paul International, London, (1996), B&W illustrations, 238pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0710305524 This is the autobiography of Claud Morris, a figure well-known throughout the Middle East as a journalist and publisher. Here is a revealing behind-the-scenes look at politicking in high places and the intrigues that generate and are generated by the continuing tensions in that sensitive and volatile part of the world., (Order No: 29406 ), $27.50

97. Nair, Kusum, IN DEFENSE OF THE IRRATIONAL PEASANT: INDIAN AGRICULTURE AFTER THE GREEN REVOLUTION, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, (1979), B&W tables, map, 154pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0226567982 This book offers new insights and glimpses of the Wheat Revolution in India. The focus is on the performance of "big" farmers in the states of Bihar and Punjab. Endowed with ample resources, these farmers adopted the new variety of seed readily. But there are striking differences in the efficiency with which it was cultivated-in husbandry, utilization of land, and inputs., (Order No: 14211 ), $6.00

98. Norman, Dorothy (selected from his writings and speeches and edited with a commentary by), NEHRU: THE FIRST SIXTY YEARS - VOLUME I AND VOLUME II - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, The John Day Company, New York, (1965), very good w/very good dustjackets (hardcover) worn slipcase, "Presenting in his own words the development of the political thought of Jawaharlal Nehru and the background against which it evolved. Including significant passages from Nehru's writings, speeches, statements before the court, press conferences, conversations, interviews and other documents up to the founding of the Republic of India, 1950." Two volume set: 698pp; 613pp., (Order No: 16834 ), $20.00

99. Nossiter, Bernard D., SOFT STATE: A NEWSPAPERMAN'S CHRONICLE OF INDIA, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1970) 1st ed, B&W map, 185pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), The author paints the subject as it really is, not as well-intentioned Westerners would like it to be. The root of the malaise is the softness of Indian society--indiscipline, physical violence, bureaucratic inertia and a failure of communications--a context in which foreign assistance, far from relieving the suffering of the poor, might, over the long run, serve to intensify it., (Order No: 15806 ), $5.00

100. Nyrop, Richard F.; Benderly, Beryl Lieff; et al, AREA HANDBOOK FOR SAUDI ARABIA - THIRD EDITION, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1977 3rd ed, 389pp, very good+, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 9477 ), $7.50

101. Ottin, Merry (preface de Jacques Benoist-Mechin), TERRE DES EMPEREURS ET DES SULTANS, Editions Du Pont Royal, Del Duca-Laffont, Italy, (1962), B&W and color illustrations, 300pp, good+, decorated cloth (hardcover), "Les Grands Siecles D'Asie Mineure.", (Order No: 31422 ), $50.00

102. Pakka, Kyle L. (edited by), THE ENERGY WITHIN - A PHOTO HISTORY OF THE PEOPLE OF SAUDI ARAMCO, Afkar Promoseven, Damman, Saudi Arabia, (2006), B&W and color illustrations, 153pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0960116451, (Order No: 57330 ), $10.00


104. Paolucci, Henry (foreword by Edmund A. Bator; preface by John H. Ryan), IRAN, ISRAEL, AND THE UNITED STATES: AN AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY BACKGROUND STUDY, Griffon House Publications, Whitestone, NY, (1991), 404pp, fine, wraps (softcover), review press release, author inscribed, ISBN 0918680441 In this book, the author focuses on the problem of how the United States can maintain effective daily relations with avowedly theocratic countries like Iran and Israel, whose leaders are ultimately committed to the hegemony of "God's chosen people," rather than a traditional balance of power--an equilibrium of mutually respecting nations that would curb the possibility of unilateral action., (Order No: 29228 ), $12.50

105. Paterson, T. T.; and, Drummond, H. J. H., SOAN - THE PALAEOLITHIC OF PAKISTAN, Department of Archaeology, Government of Pakistan, 1962, B&W illustrations, 171pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), In West Pakistan, particularly in the Soan Valley, we have some of the earliest evidences of stone age man, claiming an antiquity of about half a million years. This work is the first complete publication of the joint Yale-Cambridge Expedition to the Soan Valley in 1939., (Order No: 50711 ), $25.00

106. Patnaik, Naveen (text by); illustrations by Bannu (introduction by Stuart Cary Welch), A SECOND PARADISE: INDIAN COURTLY LIFE, 1590-1947, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985 1st ed, B&W & color ill., color map, 192pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0385233485, (Order No: 20571 ), $4.50

107. Pearn, Norman Stone and Barlow, Vincent, QUEST FOR SHEBA: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE ARABIAN QUEEN, Kegan Paul, London, (2003), B&W illustrations, 258pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0710308469 Authors found traces of Sheba's past - the only Queen in Arabian history., (Order No: 38558 ), $95.00

108. Penzer, N. M., THE HAREM, Spring Books, London, (1966) 2nd ptg, 30 B&W plates, 277pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), An account of the institution as it existed in the Palace of the Turkish Sultans with a history of the Grand Seraglio from its foundation to modern times. The merit of Mr. Penzer's book, which was originally published a bare quarter of a century after the Turkish harem came to an ignominious end, is that without minimising the sensational and unpleasant aspects of the system he presents an authoritative, objective account of its history over a period of 450 years., (Order No: 10023 ), $8.50

109. Petrie, W. M. Flinders, SYRIA AND EGYPT FROM THE TELL EL AMARNA LETTERS, Ares Publishers, Inc., Chicago, IL, 1978, 187pp, very good+, red cloth (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0890052344 Reprint of the 1907 London edition., (Order No: 47227 ), $50.00

110. Philby, H. B., THE HEART OF ARABIA: A RECORD OF TRAVEL & EXPLORATION -- VOLUME I ONLY, Constable and Company Ltd, London, 1922, B&W illustrations, 386pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), Note--Volume I of two volumes ONLY. From the Preface--"Of the pleasant year I spent sojourning and wandering amid the deserts and cases of Arabia I have endeavoured to compile a record, at once fully descriptive of my own experiences and designed to serve my successors as a faithful guide in their wanderings, when in their turn they take up the torch which has been held in the past by so many distinguished hands--Niebuhr and Burckhardt, Sadlier and Burton, Doughty and the Blunts, Wallin and Wellsted, Huber and Halevy, Euting and Guarmani, and, in modern times, Shakespear and Gertrude Bell, to name but a few of those whose names are writ large ont he scroll of Arabian explorers.", (Order No: 43522 ), $250.00

111. Philips, C. H. (edited by), POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN INDIA - STUDIES ON MODERN ASIA AND AFRICA 1, George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, (1963), 190pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), India inherited a system of representative and responsible government from Britain, a large part of which was incorporated in the new constitution of independent India., (Order No: 51781 ), $10.00


113. Preston, Lee E. in association with Nashashibi, Karim A., TRADE PATTERNS IN THE MIDDLE EAST, American Enterprise Inst., Washington, DC, 1970, 96pp, good+, wraps (softcover), The United States Interests in the Middle East Series., (Order No: 40731 ), $10.00

114. Rashid, Haroun Er, EAST PAKISTAN: A SYSTEMATIC REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY & ITS DEVELOPMENT PLANNING ASPECTS, Sh. Ghulam Ali & Sons, Lahore, (1965) 1st ed, B&W tables and maps, 389pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Contents include: Physical Features and Hydrography; Climate; Vegetation, Forests and Fauna; Historical Background; The People; Land Utilisation; Agricultural Products; Fisheries; Agricultural Regions; Transport and Communications; Minerals, Fuel, Power and Industries; Trade; Demographic Aspects; Development Planning., (Order No: 49328 ), $15.00

115. Richards, Fred, A PERSIAN JOURNEY: BEING AN ETCHER'S IMPRESSIONS OF THE MIDDLE EAST, Jonathan Cape/Harrison Smith, New York, (1932), 48 drawings by Fred Richards, 240pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 39605 ), $45.00

116. Roos, Leslie L. and Roos, Noralou P., MANAGERS OF MODERNIZATION: ORGANIZATIONS AND ELITES IN TURKEY (1950-1969), Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1971, 292pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0674547624, (Order No: 55192 ), $12.00

117. Ruff, Samuel (An Assignee of the Embassies 1950-1956), BEIRUT AND BAGHDAD, Professional Press, Chapel Hill, NC, (2001) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 234pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1570875944 With additional memoirs: A Survey of Two Cultures, and Hampden-Sydney College Prepares for War., (Order No: 56460 ), $60.00

118. Russell, Bertrand (preface by), CONDITION OF INDIA: BEING THE REPORT OF THE DELEGATION SENT TO INDIA BY THE INDIA LEAGUE, IN 1932, Universal Publishing Company, New York, 1934, B&W maps, 534pp, good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 41419 ), $20.00

119. Saghaphi, Mirza Mahmoud Khan (Page to the Shah), IN THE IMPERIAL SHADOW, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Garden City, NY, 1928 1st ed, 403pp, good, orange cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket couple pencil marks, (Order No: 24489 ), $7.50

120. Saran, P., THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF THE MUGHALS, 1526-1658, Asia Publishing House, New York, (1973) 2nd ed, B&W maps, 464pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0210226900 Examines the various facets of provincial government under the Mughals--the administrative organization, army, finance, law and justice, education and public works., (Order No: 38276 ), $12.00

121. Scott, Hugh, IN THE HIGH YEMEN, John Murray, London, (1947) 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, 260pp, very good, red cloth (fade to spine) (hardcover) no dj, ink 2pp, Fade to spine as usual, about 6 lines underlined on two pages. A journey through the area by the author. First part of the book discusses the scientific questions that prompted the journey, the second part is a personal narrative of the journey in two Arabian countries, and in the third part the author "tried to summarise briefly the present state of knowledge of the tribes inhabiting this part of Arabia.", (Order No: 51742 ), $60.00

122. Sharif, M. R., AN INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS OF PAKISTAN - FOURTH EDITION, Bookman, Bangla Bazar, Dacca, (1952), 583pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A detailed discussion of the economic problems of Pakistan., (Order No: 51776 ), $45.00

123. Shimoni, Yaacov & Levine, Evyatar (editors), POLITICAL DICTIONARY OF THE MIDDLE EAST IN THE 20TH CENTURY, Jerusalem Publishing House, Jerusalem, Israel, (1972), 100 B&W ill. & 25 maps, 434pp, very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), An authoritative guide to the understanding of what is happening today in one of the most vitally important areas of the world. In it the reader will find a wealth of information on the historical, political, geopolitical, social, and military aspects of the countries of the region, as well as an account of the roles which the major powers and other countries have played in the political development of the Middle East since the beginning of the century., (Order No: 13780 ), $5.00

124. Shorter, Bani, NEHRU: A VOICE FOR MANKIND, The John Day Company, New York, (1970), B&W illustrations, 312pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A delightful and inspiring introduction to both Nehru and India., (Order No: 26018 ), $8.00

125. Simon, Rachel, CHANGE WITHIN TRADITION AMONG JEWISH WOMEN IN LIBYA, Univ. of Washington Press, Seattle, WA, (1992), B&W illustrations, 221pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0295971673, (Order No: 59227 ), $7.00

126. Singh, Khushwant, A HISTORY OF THE SIKHS: VOLUME I, 1469-1839, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1963, B&W illustrations, 419pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) owner inscription, ISBN 0691008035 In a projected two-volume history of the Sikhs from their earliest beginnings to the present, Khushwant Singh seeks to illuminate this theme. In Volume 1 he deals with the rise and fulfillment of Sikh power., (Order No: 48227 ), $7.50

127. Singh, Patwant, OF DREAMS AND DEMONS: AN INDIAN MEMOIR, Duckworth, London, (1994), 206pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0715624989 This witty and engaging book gives a remarkable view of India and Indian life before and after Independence., (Order No: 36048 ), $10.00

128. Sisson, Richard, THE CONGRESS PARTY IN RAJASTHAN: POLITICAL INTEGRATION AND INSTITUTION BUILDING IN AN INDIAN STATE, Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, CA, (1972), 67 B&W tables, B&W map, 347pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0520018087 Through an analysis of the crucial role of the Congress Party in Rajasthan, Mr. Sisson considers an important facet of institutionalization--party building in a society caught in an unsettling process of social, economic and political transformation., (Order No: 17288 ), $7.50

129. Sleightholme, Carolyn and Sinha, Indrani, GUILTY WITHOUT TRIAL: WOMEN IN THE SEX TRADE IN CALCUTTA, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, (1996), 163pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 081352380X, (Order No: 37698 ), $10.00

130. Smith, Harvey H.; Al-Any, Nancy W.; Bernier, Donald W.; Bunge, Frederica M.; et al, AREA HANDBOOK FOR IRAQ -- DA PAM NO. 550-31, US Government Printing Off., Washington, DC, 1969, 411pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB, (Order No: 55458 ), $12.50

131. Strong, Roy (foreword by), ROMANTIC LEBANON: THE EUROPEAN VIEW 1700-1900 - LEIGHTON HOUSE 10 FEBRUARY - 8 MARCH 1986, The British Lebanese Assn., London, (1986), B&W and color illustrations, 96pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Catalogue of the exhibition of both paintings and photographs., (Order No: 58445 ), $25.00

132. Suleri, Z. A., POLITICIANS & AYUB - BEING A SURVEY OF PAKISTANI POLITICS FROM 1948 TO 1964, Lion Art Press, Ltd., London, n.d. c1965, 212pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 49278 ), $45.00

133. Sykes, Mark; Browne, E. G. (introduction by); Smith, John Hugh (appendix by), DAR-UL-ISLAM: A RECORD OF A JOURNEY THROUGH TEN OF THE ASIATIC PROVINCES OF TURKEY, Bickers & Son, London, 1904, B&W illustrations, maps, 294pp, good, decorated red cloth (hardcover) internally very good, The title, DAR-UL-ISLAM means "the Home of Islam" which is appropriate to the Turkish Empire of this time, and with certain portions and characteristics to the Turkish Empire., (Order No: 39729 ), $750.00

134. Tarbush, Mohammad, REFLECTIONS OF A PALESTINIAN, Amer.-Arab Affairs Council, Washington, D.C., (1986), 97pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0943182042, (Order No: 39692 ), $7.50

135. Tisdall, E. E. P., MRS. DUBERLY'S CAMPAIGNS - AN ENGLISHWOMAN'S EXPERIENCES IN THE CRIMEAN WAR AND INDIAN MUTINY, Rand McNally & Company, Chicago, IL, (1963), B&W illustrations, 224pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Fanny (Frances Isabella) Duberly, wife of Captain Henry Duberly, 8th Hussars, is the Victorian heroine de luxe., (Order No: 55416 ), $7.00

136. van der Meulen, D., THE WELLS OF IBN SA'UD, Kegan Paul International, London, (2000), B&W illustrations, 270pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0710306768 "The dramatic rise to power of the Sa'ud family in Central Arabia and the emergence of the country from early Muslim ways into the modern materialism of the West are vividly described in this book by a Dutch official stationed in South Arabia from 1926 to 1931 and from 1941 to 1945.", (Order No: 37142 ), $95.00

137. Van Sinderen, Adrian, A PASSAGE TO INDIA, privately printed, New York, 1955, 97 B&W and color ill., 158pp, good, tan cloth spine, brown cloth covered boards (hardcover), "In 1936 we took our four children to India, voyaging via Vasco da Gama's route around the Cape of Good Hope, and we were amazed by what we saw in that ancient land. Recently, its 360 million people have achieved their independence and become the largest republic on earth. (We cannot regard Russia today as a true republic.) Because of these stirring events I was certain that the impact of modern India upon the visitor would be terrific and therefore, in January, 1955, my wife and I made a return trip to that fascinating country, this time via the Suez Canal.", (Order No: 23191 ), $8.00

138. Velie, Lester, COUNTDOWN IN THE HOLY LAND, Funk & Wagnalls, New York, (1969) 3rd ptg, 224pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The author pieces together the absorbing story of Soviet-Egyptian designs in the Holy Land, and their frustration by a brave and resourceful people who harness an ancient tradition and inspiration to the job of survival., (Order No: 25429 ), $5.00

139. Vicker, Ray, THE KINGDOM OF OIL - THE MIDDLE EAST: ITS PEOPLE AND ITS POWER, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1974) 1st ptg, 264pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) tear rear of dj, ISBN 0684137283 "Graphic portrait of the turbulent power center in the world energy crisis and an analysis of the swiftly growing importance of the Middle East.", (Order No: 12349 ), $4.50

140. Weill, Raymond (translated by Ernest F. Row), PHOENICIA AND WESTERN ASIA TO THE MACEDONIAN CONQUEST, George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., London, (1940) 1st ed, 208pp, good++, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 54197 ), $15.00

141. Weiner, Myron, PARTY POLITICS IN INDIA: THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTI-PARTY SYSTEM, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1957, 319pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), In a series of case studies, Mr. Weiner has focussed on the relationship between political parties., (Order No: 28550 ), $7.00

142. Welch, Stuart Cary, INDIA: ART AND CULTURE, 1300-1900, MMA/Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York, (1985), B&W and color ill., 478pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0030061148 This catalogue has been published in conjunction with the exhibition INDIA! held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from September 14, 1985, to January 5, 1986., (Order No: 36221 ), $35.00

143. White, Patrick, LET US BE FREE: A NARRATIVE BEFORE AND DURING THE INTIFADA, The Kingston Press, Inc., Clifton, NJ, (1989), B&W illustrations, 134pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0940670356 This book "is really about loving and admiring the Christians and Moslem Palestinian people, particularly students at Bethlehem University.", (Order No: 55943 ), $4.00

144. Williams, L. F. Rushbrook, THE STATE OF PAKISTAN, Faber and Faber, London, (1962), B&W illustrations, maps, 254pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 49277 ), $7.50

145. Wilson, Evan M., JERUSALEM, KEY TO PEACE, The Middle East Institute, Washington, D.C., 1970, B&W illustrations, 176pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) author inscribed, The author recounts his experiences in Jerusalem (1964 to late 1967). Inscribed by the author on the half-title page to the former head of the Smithsonian Institution., (Order No: 53228 ), $12.50

146. Ziadeh, Nicola A., ORIGINS OF NATIONALISM IN TUNISIA, American Univ. of Beirut, Beirut, 1962, B&W illustrations, 169pp, good+, wraps (softcover), Contents include: The Protectorate; French Work in Tunisia; The Tunisians at Work; La Tunisie Martyre., (Order No: 53181 ), $15.00

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