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  1. 73578
    Complete set in first editions of the excavation report on the oldest continuously occupied city in the world. Kenyon's painstaking work with the ceramic assemblages at the site led to a revolution in stratigraphical techniques. Learn More
    £650

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  2. 120146
    First edition, first impression. Brigadier General William Dickson (1871-1957), was born in Tehran and held the role of Inspector-General of Communication in East Persia throughout the First World War; in 1920 he was appointed head of the military commission in Persia. This work, which provides an account of the history... Learn More
    £500

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  3. 120355
    Mimeographed handbook issued to Bechtel employees preparing to travel to the oil fields of Saudi Arabia or Bahrain. Bechtel, now one of the world's largest construction companies, first became established in the Middle East in 1943, when it was awarded a contract to enlarge the facilities of the Bahrain Petroleum Company... Learn More
    £675

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  4. 59138
    Volume I of the second, enlarged edition of the work originally published in two volumes in 1859. "The prints in this edition are of a much stronger quality than those in the first edition having been gold-toned" (Gernsheim). The complete set of this publication comprises four volumes each with 37 mounted photographs. However... Learn More
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  5. Presentation volume commemorating the opening of King Abdulaziz International Airport.
    King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah, was opened in 1981, and was the first airport in the world to contain a hajj terminal specifically for Muslims making the pilgrimage to Mecca. It was designed by the noted Bangladeshi-American engineer Fazlur Rahman Khan, and was awarded the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in... Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 113447

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  6. 44344
    First edition. George William Frederick Howard, 7th earl of Carlisle, Liberal politician of a mildly reforming bent, resigned in 1852 when he failed to obtain a Cabinet position in the incoming Peelite-Liberal coalition. "In consequence of this he believed that he had failed in politics and spent most of the next twelve... Learn More
    £200

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