The Ends of the Earth: A Journey at the Dawn of the Twenty-first CenturyKaplan, Robert D. New York NY Random House 1996 0679431489 / 9780679431480 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Signed by Author(s) Signed by Author on half title page. Both travelogue and cultural and political record, this work examines population growth and environmental degradation and their effect on areas experiencing ethnic and religious conflicts. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; smudge to side text block; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; shelf wear along edges, corners, and spine ends.
Flora of Syria, Palestine and SinaiPost, George E. Beirut American Press 1896 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Undated, 1896(?) Presumed 1st Edition unrevised. Good, Ex-Seminary library. Discusses vegetation of the Middle East, organized by series then class of fauna. Fold out color map of region and many b&w illustrations throughout. Analytical key for quickly finding items. Book Condition: Good, Ex-Seminary Library; no text marks; light age toning; bumping to spine ends, slight fading to spine; scuffing to covers; catalog labels to bottom spine and top right rear cover; rubber stamp and bookplate inside front cover; 1899 gift inscription on front free end paper; slip and pocket removed tearing paper inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket as issued.
Children of Bethany: The Story of a Palestinian FamilySaid K. Aburish Bloomington IN Indiana University Press 1989 0253306760 / 9780253306760 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 1st Edition. Family history, used as a microcosm of the social changes that took place in Palestine starting with the end of Turkish rule in 1917 though the 1970's. Book Condition : Very Good; a few scattered pencil underlines; binding tight. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; mild rubbing; light shelf wear to edges.
A Guide to ZionismSampter, Jessie E. (editor) New York NY Zionist Organization of America 1920 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall History of the Zionist movement and Palestine, written in the aftermath of World War I. 10 b& w illustrations. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; 2 1/4" cut/tear to rear board; binding relaxed; some staining to covers; spotting to top text block. No Dust Jacket.