Arab Studies, Middle East, & Africa from Hedgehog's Whimsey Books

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Arabian Sands; Illustrated with photographs and maps

by Thesiger, Wilfred

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1959
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Top page block dusting; light inside board foxing. Minor edge wear to jacket, DJ white spine
Edition
First edition. Stated First Edition.
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$65.00

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New York.: E P Dutton & Company., 1959. First edition. Stated First Edition.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Top page block dusting; light inside board foxing. Minor edge wear to jacket, DJ white spine minor darkening.. 1 Blue cloth over spine; lighter blue paper over boards. White and gold graphic, front cover, depicting sand… Read more
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

by Khayyam, Omar, and Fitzgerald, Edward (Translated by), and Untermeyer, Louis (Introduction by)

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Published
1941
Condition
Good. Signed by previous owner. Light edge wear. Smooth spine, covers. Back cover discoloration, near top. Lower right front cre
Edition
Pocket 128. 2nd printing.
ISBN
9780140586060
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$8.00

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New York.: Pocket Books. "Complete and Unabridged"., 1941. Pocket 128. 2nd printing.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Signed by previous owner. Light edge wear. Smooth spine, covers. Back cover discoloration, near top. Lower right front crease.. Ross, Gordon (Illustrated by).. 1 Mass-market paperback. Glued binding. Perma-Gloss. 75 illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Poetry, comprising the first and fifth translator's versions. Born in… Read more
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The Story of the Prophet Hud; and, Allah Created the Universe (2 books, Timeless Quran Stories)

by Khan, Saniyasnain

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Published
2005
Condition
Very good. Near fine, light surface wear.
ISBN
9788178984643
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$9.00

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New Delhi.: Goodword Books., 2005. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine, light surface wear.. 1 Brightly illustrated paper covers and contents. 16 p. 25 cm. Audience: General/trade. Two children's picture book readers, based on the Koran. "The Story the Prophet Hud" begins in Yemen. "Allah Created the Universe" is the second book.
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The Majesty That Was Islam: The Islamic World, 661-1100 (Great Civilizations Series)

by Watt, W Montgomery

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Published
1974
Condition
Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library.
ISBN
9780275518707
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$15.00

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New York.: Praeger Publishers., 1974. Hard cover. Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library.. 1 Royal blue vinyl-type material over boards. Gold spine titles. 276 p. 24 cm. Color photo illustrated jacket: Intricately tiled front mosque. B&W photo section. Islam: A book researched and written for scholars, but also for the interested public. The Umayyad Period; The First… Read more
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The Storytellers

by Lewin, Ted (Story and art by)

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Published
1998
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing. Complete number line.
ISBN
9780688151782
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$22.00

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New York.: Lathrop, Lee & Shepard Books., 1998. First edition. 1st printing. Complete number line.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket.. 1 Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 40 p. Color art. Audience: Children/juvenile. Set in Fez, Morocco. Young Abdul and his grandfather are walking to work, street after street of vendors, then out to… Read more
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The Thousand and One Nights; or the Arabian Nights' Entertainments (A New Edition. )

by

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Published
N.D.
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Light spine end, corner rubs. Minor page edge section of nicks, front.
Edition
Circa 1900.
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$55.00

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New York.: Wm L Allison Company., N.D.. Circa 1900.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Light spine end, corner rubs. Minor page edge section of nicks, front.. 1 450 p. Dark blue cloth over boards. Black, gold, brown titles. 20 cm. Illustrated cover. No interior illustrations, though cover states otherwise. Publisher error. About 50 short tales in… Read more
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Plain Tales from the Raj

by Allen, Charles (Edited and with a Foreword by)

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Published
1985
Condition
Very good. Near fine; minor cover surface wear. Light spine crease.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing, this edition.
ISBN
9780030058622
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$6.50

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New York.: An Owl Book / Holt Rinehart and Winston., 1985. First edition. 1st printing, this edition.. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine; minor cover surface wear. Light spine crease.. 1 Trade paperback (US). 239 p. Horizontal format, 10x7.5in. Sepia, color, and B&W photos, facsimiles. Audience: General/trade. A compilation of the British imperialist era over India, colonizing and… Read more
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Arab Woman: Potentials and Prospects (Reprints from Arab Perspectives, October 1980, Vol. 1, No. 7)

by Al-Hegelan, Nouha, and al-Qazzaz, Ayad, and Mikhail, Mona

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Published
1980
Condition
Very good. Moderate cover soiling. Clean interior. Mild creasing to cover.
Edition
Reprint.
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$5.00

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New York.: Arab Information Center / League of Arab States., 1980. Reprint.. Trade paperback. Very good. Moderate cover soiling. Clean interior. Mild creasing to cover.. 1 16 p. Pink paper w/ stapled binding. 5.5x8.5in. Article titles herein are: "Women in the Arab World" (al-Hegelan); "Education of Women in the Arab World" (al-Qazzaz); "The Role of Women in Arabic… Read more
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A History of Africa 1918-1967.

by U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences, Institute of Africa, and Smirnov, S. R. (With Editorial Board, Edited by), and Lempert, L.O....

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1968
Condition
Good in fair dust jacket. Age-toning to paper. Two back cover singed spots at lower edge (set on hot burner? ).
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$17.00

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Moscow: "Nauka" Publishing House / Central Department of Oriental Literature, 1968. Hard cover. Good in fair dust jacket. Age-toning to paper. Two back cover singed spots at lower edge (set on hot burner? ).. 1 539 p. 23 cm. Tan cloth covered boards. Gold spine titles, black bar. Cream & orange DJ with brown text. Non-fiction. A task… Read more
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The Oxford English-Arabic Dictionary of Current Usage

by Doniach, N S (Edited by)

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Published
1972
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Front informational flap from DJ tucked inside. Remainder missing. Soil spot on top pages.
Edition
First edition. Not Stated.
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$65.00

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Oxford University, Clarendon Press., 1972. First edition. Not Stated.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Front informational flap from DJ tucked inside. Remainder missing. Soil spot on top pages.. 1 1391 p. Navy blue leather or near leather over boards. Gold spine titles, Oxford logo. Editor's Preface explains the approach taken herein to the changing usage of… Read more
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A Pocket Dictionary of the Spoken Arabic of Cairo: English-Arabic

by Stevens, Virginia, and Salib, Maurice B. (Compiled by)

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Published
1988
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Minor cover wear.
Edition
2nd printing.
ISBN
9789774241673
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$9.00

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Cairo, Egypt: American University in Cairo Press, 1988. 2nd printing.. Wraps. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Minor cover wear.. 1 xvi, 211 p.; 16 cm. 4.25x6in. Over 4, 000 words most commonly needed by foreigners speaking Arabic in Egypt. Preface. Key to Symbols.
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Color and Learn Salah (Muslim Prayers): Textbook and Coloring Book, for Grades 1-2

by Emerick, Yahiya

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Published
2002
Condition
New. No dust jacket as issued. Unmarked.
Edition
2nd printing.
ISBN
9781889720319
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$24.00

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Long Island City NY.: IBTS / Islamic Foundation of North America, 2002. 2nd printing.. Wraps. New. No dust jacket as issued. Unmarked.. Meehan, Patricia (Illustrations by).. 1 92 p. Illustrated multiracial color cover drawing, 2 women. 9x12in. Mostly B&W outline drawings with language exercises. Published and distributed by International Books & Tapes Supply (ITBS) and produced by The… Read more
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Egypt: The Chase World Information Series on Developing Business in the Middle East and North Africa

by Ibrahim, Youssef M.

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Published
1977
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. Inscribed by author to Dr. Meguid (without signature) on title page.
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$18.00

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New York.: The Chase World Information Corporation., 1977. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. Inscribed by author to Dr. Meguid (without signature) on title page.. 1 343 p. Includes: illustrations, maps, bibliography. Green paper cover, red w/map on reverse of DJ like cover. A report during the 1970s with a focus on… Read more
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A Comprehensive Study of Egyptian Arabic, Volume 4, a preliminary edition

by Abdel-Massih, Ernest T, and badawi, El Said M, and Abdel-Malek, Zaki N., and Mccarus, Ernest N (in association with)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Light cover and edge wear. Near fine. Clean inside.
Edition
Advanced Reading Copy. 2nd Printing November 1979.
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$45.00

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Ann Arbor.: University of Michigan, Center for Near Eastern and North African Studies., 1978. Advanced Reading Copy. 2nd Printing November 1979.. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Light cover and edge wear. Near fine. Clean inside.. 1 495 p. Light green paper covers; black script titles. 7x10in. Notes at back. Publisher list of related titles.… Read more
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Africa in Chaos: A Comparative History

by Ayittey, George B N

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Single page corner turn-down; slight spine tilt. Slight age-toning to page edges.
ISBN
9780312217877
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$5.00

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New York.: St Martin's Griffin., 1999. Trade paperback. Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Single page corner turn-down; slight spine tilt. Slight age-toning to page edges.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 416 p. Audience: General/trade. Sequel to Ayittey's 'Africa Betrayed', here he focuses on the end of the 20th century, and Africa's relationship to the world market,… Read more
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Entrepreneurs and Parasites: The Struggle for Indigenous Capitalism in Zaire (African Studies Series 57)

by MacGaffey, Janet

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1987
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. Age-toning. Light jacket edge wear. No marks.
Edition
First edition. No print line.
ISBN
9780521335331
Item Price
$89.00

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Cambridge University Press., 1987. First edition. No print line.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Age-toning. Light jacket edge wear. No marks.. 1 Brown textured paper over boards. Gold spine titles. Red, photo-illustrated jacket. 241 p. Maps. Charts, tables. RARE: Economic development in post-Colonial African society, with focus on Zaire. Includes historical background. Ships from U.S.A.
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$89.00
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Oxford Atlas for Nigeria

by McBain, F C A (Advisor)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor edge wear. Back cover top corner crease. Prior store price in pencil, fep.
Edition
1st edition 1968, revised 1971.
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$29.00

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Oxford University Press, 1978. 1st edition 1968, revised 1971.. Wraps. Very Good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor edge wear. Back cover top corner crease. Prior store price in pencil, fep.. Cartographic Department of the Clarendon Press (Preparation of maps by).. 1 84 p. Includes: illustrations, maps, index. Durable black flexible covers, with "the Earth as seen from… Read more
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The Voice of Kahlil Gibran: an Anthology

by Gibran, Kahlil, And Waterfield, Robin (Edited By)

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket as issued.
Edition
6th printing.
ISBN
9780140195064
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$6.50

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London: Penguin Arkana, 1995. 6th printing.. Trade paperback. Fine. No dust jacket as issued.. 0 xxii, 202 p.; Includes bibliographical references; biographical notes in introduction.
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The Oases of Egypt, Volume II (2), Bahriyah and Farafra Oases

by Fakhry, Ahmed (1905-1973)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Slight spine tilt. DJ has edge wear, soiling, 2-in back cover tear. Pro
Edition
First edition.
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$39.00

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Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt.: American University in Cairo Press., 1974. First edition.. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Slight spine tilt. DJ has edge wear, soiling, 2-in back cover tear. Production flaws to board cloth covers, back pebbly; front has textile flaw.. 1 189p. : Light orange cloth covered boards; bright… Read more
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The Book of Strangers

by Dallas, Ian

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Published
1972
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket. Slight stface wear. Minor book cover sun-fade. Clean unmarked book.
Edition
First edition. Same date, title and copyright pages.
ISBN
9780575014534
Item Price
$49.00

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London.: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1972. First edition. Same date, title and copyright pages.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket. Slight stface wear. Minor book cover sun-fade. Clean unmarked book.. Vafai-Alamdari, Farid (Jacket drawing by).. 1 192 p. Audience: General/trade. Parable set in the technological near future (as of 1972 when published). The pursuit of knowledge and awakening… Read more
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