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  • GIRLS OF RIYADH. by Alsanea, Rajaa.
    Alsanea, Rajaa.
    GIRLS OF RIYADH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Penguin Press, 2007. dj. Hardcover first edition - A debut novel, originally published in Arabic in Lebanon, which discusses frankly the " social, romantic and sexual tribulations of four young women from elite classes of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia." Translated by Rajaa Alsanea and Marilyn Booth. Includes glossary of names, 286 pp. ISBN: 978-1-59420-1219.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60695
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  • THE SACRED SCIMITER. by Bell. William Dixon (1865-1951).
    Bell. William Dixon (1865-1951).
    THE SACRED SCIMITER.

    Edition: First or early edition.

    Chicago: Goldsmith Publishing, (1934) dj. Hardcover - A young adult adventure novel (with elements of fantasy) set in Baghdad, Persia and Saudi Arabia. 252 pp.

    Condition: Good in a good dust jacket (usual rather severe toning to the pages, some edgewear to the dj).

    Book ID: 67259
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  • Fanning, Leonard M.
    FOREIGN OIL AND THE FREE WORLD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: McGraw-Hill, (1954.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive study, which looks at all the oil producing areas of the world - Mexico, Venezuala, Russia, Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia and more, policies such as the 50-50 profit sharing, etc. Includes an extensive statistical appendix. Photographs, map endpapers, index. 400 pp

    Condition: Fine in red cloth, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 30425
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  • THE RUINS OF US. by Parssinen, Keija.
    Parssinen, Keija.
    THE RUINS OF US.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof,

    New York: Harper Collins, (2012). First edition - The author's first novel - set in Saudi Arabia amid a wave of terrorist violence, this is the story about the universality of family and the injustices we endure for love. 324 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Published as a trade paperback original.

    Book ID: 59615
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  • GOLDENROD. by Slater, Jim.
    Slater, Jim.
    GOLDENROD.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Jonathan Cape, (1978.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book for children - an adventure story, set in the Near East, about an English boy - William Rod, or Goldenrod - born in India, and blind, and his guide-dog, Rajah. Includes sections on the International Aviation Phonetic Alphabet and meanings of the more difficult Indian words. Illustrated by Christopher Chamberlain with a wrap-around dust jacket and black and white drawings throughout. 118 pp. ISBN: 0-224-016296.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 55194
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  • YAQTEENYA: The Old World. by Yasir, Bahjatt.
    Yasir, Bahjatt.
    YAQTEENYA: The Old World.

    Edition: First edition.

    Yatakhayaloon, (2015). SIGNED first edition - An alternative history novel - a group of Spanish Muslims ventured into the New World and started a new civilization by merging with the Native American people. Aware of the perils of the Old World they make a pact to never return, but over time, the reality of the Old World gets shrouded in mystery and some even question that if it exists or not. SIGNED on the title page. The author is a Saudi citizen who has been trying to advance the idea of Arabian science fiction; this book was published in both Arabic and English - this is the English language edition. 234 pp plus 6 pages of drawings. ISBN: 978-9948180975.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74555
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