Middle Eastern History
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New York: Basic Books, (2007). Hardcover. 8vo. Quater black paper backed grey paper covered boards with silver title to spine. Very minor bump to top edge of front board. Pristine interior. White illustrated dust jacket with black title to front panel and spine. Index, 290 pages. Middle East. MID/082907. fine in Fine dj.
New York: Longman, 1977. Hardcover. 4to. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Very slight foxing to title page. Else is very clean and is filled with full color photographic illustrations. Tight binding. Color photographic dust jacket with black title to front board and to white spine. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. Unpaginated. MID/061104. Very Good + in Very Good + DJ.
Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1991. Hardcover. Thick 8vo. Fine in near fine price clipped light blue illustrated dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Pristine interior with illustrations throughout. Index, 551 pages. Middle East. MID/5172. Fine in Near Fine DJ.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1954. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in very good beige and brown dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear and browning to dust jacket. Minor foxing to end pages. Previous owner's name in pen on front free end page. Else is clean and bright. Index, 289 pages. Middle Eastern History. MIDEAST/082616. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. Hardcover. First Printing. 8vo. Very good in very good blue and black illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear to jacket. Interior is clean and bright with several photographic illustrations. Index, 356 pages. Inscribed to Gov. Theodore McKeldin from Dr. Herman Seidel on the frontis. Middle East. MID/042710. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.
Beirut: Almassar, n.d. [ca. 2000]. Hardcover. First Edition. In French. Inscribed by Joublatt's son, Walid Joumblatt: "To Congressman Shays /With all my respect and friendship/ W. Joumbatt 7/7/2007" Kamal Joumblatt was an important Lebanese political leader who headed the anti-government forces in the Lebanese Civil War until he was assassinated in 1977. His son, Walid, is the Lebanese Druze leader. An admiring biography with b&w photographs throughout that document Joumblatt's life as an important world figure. Folio volume bound in black cloth with silver title to spine and blind stamped title and portrait on front cover. In very good plus condition. Pictorial dust jacket with red title to spine and front, which also has photograph of Joumblatt. Invery good condition with slight bumping and minor chips. Interior is in fine condition. 224 pages. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins Press, 1970. Hardcover. 8vo. Maroon cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Bump to head of spine. Clean, tight interior. Maroon dust jacket with black title to spine. Bump and chipping to head of jackets spine. Index, 198 pages. MID/121605. Near Fine in Very Good dj.
Ferozsons Ltd, 1998. Hardcover. "This account of Khuhro's life and times is indispensible reading for anyone wishing to understand the course of the freedom movement and the reasons for the creation of Pakistan. It also explains as never before the reasons for the tragic political history of Pakistan" (jacket). Very good in dark blue cloth boards with white title to spine. Minor soiling to boards and minor wear to edges of boards. in dark turquoise dust jacket titled in white on the spine and front panels. Minor rubbing to jacket and minor wear to edges. 576 pages. MID/022118. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1932. Hardcover. 1st English Edition. SCARCE. Very good. Dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor fading to title. Slight yellowing and foxing along the edges of pages and foxing to edges of text block, but otherwise clean with several maps throughout. Index, 339 pages. Middle Eastern History. MID/6272. Very Good.