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Land of Israel. A Journey of Travel in Palestine

ISBN: 1-931956-57-X
Tristram says "In the belief that this field was not yet exhausted, I spent, accompanied by a small party of friends, in 1863-4, a period of nearly ten months in the examination chiefly of the geology and natural history of the country."
$120.00

New Egypt

ISBN: 1-931956-65-0
Amedee Baillot de Guerville was one of the most talented travel writers at the turn of the last century. His New Egypt, translated from French, is a remarkable record of Egyptian life; social, economic, and political, during that period.
$84.60

Thebes [Modern Luxor]: Its Tombs and Their Tenants, Ancient & Present

Includes a record of Excavations in the Necropolis
ISBN: 1-931956-44-8
Rhind's book on Thebes is unique in that unlike many other Egyptologists of his time, he gives a precise and detailed description of how he excavated the sites, in itself an immense value to the history of archaeology.
$105.00

The Natural History of the Bible

A Review of the Physical Geography, Geology, And Meteorology of the Holy Land
ISBN: 1-931956-54-5
A review of the physical geography, geology, and meteorology of the Holy Land based on the writings of a nineteenth century traveler, H.B. Tristram, then canon of Durham. Illustrated with over one hundred drawings, the book explores the plants and animals mentioned in the Bible.
$96.00

Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon; With Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan, and the Desert

ISBN: 1-931956-50-2
In this sequel to the author's Nineveh and Its Remains, and containing over 200 illustrations, Layard describes the second expedition he undertook to Nineveh. His words raise questions of cultural imperialism and epistemology central to modern critical debates.
$158.40

The Mandaeans of Iraq and Iran: Their Cults, Customs, Magic Legends, and Folklore

With a New Introduction by Jorunn J. Buckley
ISBN: 1-931956-49-9
No anthropologist has conducted fieldwork among the Mandaeans, not even in recent decades and therefore Drower remains a singular figure. Scholars, students, and aficionados regard her book as the work that brings the people alive.
$96.00

Mari and Karana: Two Old Babylonian Cities

With a New Introduction by the Author
ISBN: 1-931956-02-2
A study on all the social and historical aspects of Mari and Karana, this book provides an account of life in the nineteenth century BCE. Illustrations with photographs and drawings of objects uncovered during excavations provide a lively counterpart to the texts themselves, many of which are quoted in translation.
$54.00

Assyrian Discoveries

ISBN: 1-931956-03-0
The book was written to give in a permanent form some account of the excavations undertaken in 1873 and 1874 on the site of Nineveh, and the principle discoveries which have resulted from these operations.
$123.60

The Assyrians and Their Neighbours

ISBN: 1-931956-11-1
Rev. Wigram spent much of his clerical career working with the Church of the East, and for years after WWI, he spoke to English readers on behalf of the modern Assyrian people about their claims to a just settlement. This book is his last book on the subject.
$91.80

In the Holy Land

ISBN: 1-931956-70-7
In the Holy Land is a descriptive account of travel through the holy sites in Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon, and Turkey. Illustrated with photos from eighteen engravings, the book is a story of travel and excavations.
$30.00

Legends of the Christian East

ISBN: 1-931956-67-7
This book consists of tales of a travel to the Christian East. Bayule St. John (1822-1859) was born in Kentish Town on Aug. 19, 1822, and died at Grove End Road, St. John's Wood, on Aug. 1, 1859.
$49.20

About Persia and Its People

ISBN: 0-9713097-3-6
A nineteenth-century immigrant from Persia narrates tales about the 'manners, customs, and peculiarities' of his people. He depicts Persian social life, talks of the Shah and his court, and relates legends and tales from Persian history and literature.
$63.00

Ancient Monasteries of the East, Or The Monasteries of the Levant

ISBN: 0-9713097-4-4
Between 1834 and 1837, Curzon visited Egypt, Syria, Albania, and Mt. Athos in order to collect ancient manuscripts. Twelve years later, he wrote accounts of the most curious of them, producing this charming flow of reminiscence in an engaging personality.
$83.40

From Constantinople to the Home of Omar Khayyam

ISBN: 0-9715986-4-9
This is a travel book of historic and literary research through transcaucasia and Northern Persia, with over 250 pictures depicting sites and daily life.
$94.20

How the Codex Was Found

A Narrative of Two Visits to Sinai From Mrs. Lewis's Journal
ISBN: 0-9713097-9-5
A vibrant tale of two journeys to St. Catharine's Monastery in Mount Sinai that lead to the discovery of an ancient codex containing an old version of the Syriac Gospels.
$40.20

My Nestorian Adventure in China: Account of the Holm-Nestorian Expedition

ISBN: 0-9713097-6-0
The narrative of this book relates the quest to bring a "Nestorian" monument--China's earliest record of Christianity--to the West. Holm vividly describes temples, synagogues and mosques, common natives and Buddhist priests, prisoners, soldiers, and guards.
$72.60

The Churches and Monasteries of Egypt and Some Neighbouring Countries

ISBN: 0-9715986-7-3
A descriptive account of monasteries and churches of Egypt primarily, but also of Nubia, Abyssinia, India, North Africa, Spain, the shores of the Atlantic, and southwestern Arabia (including Coptic, Armenian, Ethiopian, Syrian, and Nestorian churches).
$132.60

The Sultan and His Subjects

ISBN: 0-9715986-0-6
This is an earnest description of the Muslim and Christian nationalities under the Ottoman Empire. The Illustrated London News described it as “a skillful narrative…The personal element invests Mr. Davey’s story with enthralling interest, which sustains his readers to the end.”
$94.20

Iconea 2009-2010

Proceedings of the International Conference of Near Eastern Archaeomusicology. Université de la Sorbonne Paris IV November 25, 26 and 27, 2009 and at the University of London, Senate House December 13, 14 and 15, 2010
Series: Iconea 1
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0182-1
ICONEA is the only publication exclusively dedicated to the archaeomusicology of Near and Middle Eastern cultures from its Sumerian origins to the dawn of Christianity. ICONEA also publishes papers of comparative archaeomusicology with contemporaneous neighbouring cultures.
$56.40

Antrocom: Journal of Anthropology

Printed Edition
Edited by Marco Menicocci
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0212-5
AOJA is an multilingual European project that collect studies in the fields of physical and cultural anthropology, and of the disciplines related to. It offers original researches by scholars of merit and young researchers, with particular attention to proposals by Asian and developing countries authors.
$46.80

The Naval Commanders of Early Islam: A Prosopographical Approach

ISBN: 978-1-4632-0645-1
Translated from Hebrew, this groundbreaking study sets out to answer one simple question: who were the commanders of the early Islamic navy? Using the prosopographical method, Elmakias unearths fresh information about early Islam's inexperienced and pioneering naval commanders. Through their fascinating biographies, we learn about the people who led the Islamic navy during the first conquests of the Islamic empire and helped to realise the spread and expansion of Islamic influence.
$95.00

Aqaba Castle, origin, development and evolution of Khans in Jordan: An Archaeological Approach

An Archaeological Approach
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0651-2
A diachronic study of the development of Aqaba castle, an important Islamic khan at the junction of two major pilgrim routes, both based on Arabic and Crusader sources and the results of the excavations undertaken by Ghent University in Aqaba.
$75.00

He Did Not Fear

Xusro Parviz, King of Kings of the Sasanian Empire (570 CE-628 CE)
ISBN: 978-1-4632-3927-5
He Did Not Fear: Xusro Parviz, King of Kings of the Sasanian Empire (570-628 CE) spotlights Xusro II, the man who almost conquered the Roman Empire in the Roman-Sasanian War of the Seventh Century CE, and examines his historical prominence.
$57.00