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The Geographical Magazine 1965 April
1 The Geographical Magazine 1965 April
The Geographical Magazine Ltd April 1965 magazine used 78 pages 
The Wash
In Search of Arabian Oryx - Expedition across the Wahiba Sands
Jebel Marra - water conservation in Dafur, Sudan
The Sunshine Revolution - Formentera's population in a changed economy
Amateurs in Geology
Travellers' Tales - A Night on the Mato Grosso
The World in Books

Condition: Pages have corner wear. Cover has creases, tears, numbers in black, and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 13.75 USD

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The Vanished Imam, Musa al Sadr and the Shia of Lebanon, Ajami, Fouad
2 Ajami, Fouad The Vanished Imam, Musa al Sadr and the Shia of Lebanon
Cornell University Press 1986 0801494168 / 9780801494161 softcover used 228 pages, 6 inches by 9 inches tall 
from the cover: "In the summer of 1978, Musa al Sadr, the spiritual leader of the Muslim Shia sect in Lebanon, disappeared mysteriously while on a visit to Libya. As in the Shia myth of the "Hidden Imam", this modern-day Imam left his followers upholding his legacy and awaiting his return. Considered an outsider when he had arrived in Lebanon in 1959 from his native Iran, he gradually assumed the role of charismatic mullah, and was instrumental in transforming the Shia, a quiescent and downtrodden Islamic minority, into committed political activists."

Condition: Pages are crisp and clean. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 24.20 USD

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Det Lykkelige Arabien, En Dansk Ekspedition, Hansen, Thorkild
3 Hansen, Thorkild Det Lykkelige Arabien, En Dansk Ekspedition
Gyldendal 2005 8700184047 / 9788700184046 hardcover used 373 pages, 5 1/2 inches by 9 inches tall 
Text in Danish.

Condition: Pages are clean. Cover has bumped corners and dents on board edges. 
Price: 16.50 USD

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The Hunt for the Engineer: The Inside Story of How Israel's Counterterrorist Forces Tracked and Killed The Hamas Master Bomber, Katz, Samuel M
4 Katz, Samuel M The Hunt for the Engineer: The Inside Story of How Israel's Counterterrorist Forces Tracked and Killed The Hamas Master Bomber
The Lyons Press 2002 softcover used 306 pages, 6 inches by 9 inches tall 
from the cover: "His real name was Yehiya Ayyash, but he was known to the world as "The Engineer". During a twenty-four-month campaign of terror, beginning on April 6, 1994, he killed 130 Israelis and wounded nearly 500. His first car bomb, detonated by a suicide bomber, killed eight and wounded thirty people; a week later a man devastated a crowded bus with 50 pounds of explosives strapped to his body. More bombings, all masterminded by the Engineer, followed with horrible regularity. As the carnage in the streets of Israeli cities mounted, the Engineer became the most wanted man in modern Israeli history.

The result was one of the largest manhunts in history. The search involved Britain's M15, the Royal Jordanian Special Forces, the FBI, and the New York City Police Department. In charge of catching Ayyash was the Shin Bet, the most elite of Israel's secret services.

Here, author Katz reveals for the firts time how the Shin Bet conducted its mission against the elusive genius. Truly an expert in disguise, Ayyash on one occasion escaped detection dressed as an old Arab woman and on another as an Orthodox Jewish student.

As the search wore on, and the killings continued, Ayyash became revered amount Palestinians, more than 100,000 of whom turned out for his funeral.

The Hunt For the Engineer is a real-life thriller that provides a rare look behind the scenes of Israel's secretive security apparatus and how it operates within the stark context of life and death in the Holy Land, where bombs are once again shaping the political landscape."

Condition: Book is in good condition, the pages are crisp and clean. Page block has yellow remainder mark on bottom edge. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 6.60 USD

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Paharpur, Qadir, M. A. A.
5 Qadir, M. A. A. Paharpur
Pakistan Department of Archaeology 1963 softcover used 7 inches by 9 3/4 inches, 32 pages 
Published by the Department of Archaeology Ministry of Education & Information Government of Pakistan

The Main Temple
The Monastery
Structures Outside the Monastery Area
Stone Sculptures
Terracotta Plaques
Minor Antiquities
Satyapir Bhita

List of Illustrations:
Map of East Pakistan
General plan of the Monstery and the Temple
Main Temple - View of the Northern Hall
Lower part of Basement Showing Stone Sculptures
The doorways of Earlier Rooms
Bronze Images of (a) Ganesa and (b) Jaina Figure
Votive Stupas in the Eastern Courtyard
Masonry Ghat of the Monastery
Stone Image of Bodhisattva Padmapani
Main Temple - View of Walls of First Terrace
Pottery, Terracotta Toys and Other Objects
Ornamental Bricks
Terracotta Plaque: Gandharva

Condition: Page edges and corners have dark stains. Staples are rusty. Cover has creases and edge and corner wear. 
Price: 11.00 USD

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Fun and Festival from the Middle East, Rowland, Joan
6 Rowland, Joan Fun and Festival from the Middle East
Friendship Press 1958 softcover used 43 pages 
Friendly Lands
Festivals and Special Days
Making Music
Stories, Shadow Plays, and Proverbs
Tafaddul! Come and Eat

Condition: Pages are age toned. Cover has soil and light wear. 
Price: 3.30 USD

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