Christianity Among the Arabs in Pre-Islamic Times (Arab Background Series)J. Spencer Trimingham London, England and New York NY Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd 1978 0582780810 / 9780582780811 1st Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 342 pp. w/ 13 maps. Study of Arab history during the first 6 centuries C.E. within the context of Syriac Christianity. Examines why a distinct Arab Christian church failed to arise and why Christianity didn't take hold among the nomadic populations. Book Condition : Good; from a history professor's estate; some underlining and margin notes (c. 10% of pages); owners name on front free end paper and notes inside rear cover. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear to edges.
Outcaste: Jewish Life in Southern Iran (Library of Anthropology)Laurence D. Loeb New York NY Routledge 1977 0677045301 / 9780677045306 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 328 pp. w/ 97 b&w photos and 2 maps. Ethnographic study of the Persian-Jewish diaspora, specifically traditional Jewish life in the city of Shiraz. Book Condition :Very Good; some scattered margin notes (5% of pages or less); light bumping to spine ends and cover corners; a few small marks to text block. Dust jacket Condition : Good+; shelf wear to edges; light creasing.
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.