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Egypt and the Nile

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Essential Reading Package-EXEGY89

Item EXEGY89. Buy these 4 items as a set for $66 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Eyewitness Guide Egypt

EGY90
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
360
1465441026
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This visually rich guide to the history, culture and monuments of Egypt includes 1,000 color photographs, maps and 3D site diagrams.
$25.00

The Search for Ancient Egypt

EGY02
Jean Vercoutter
Thames & Hudson UK
1992
207
0500300135
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
This pocket encyclopedia, packed with illustrations, tells the tale of Greek travelers, buried treasure, international intrigue and scholarship as it delves into the world's long-standing fascination with Egypt's glorious heritage.
$15.95

Write Your Own Egyptian Hieroglyphs

EGY25
Angela McDonald
University of California Press
2007
80
0520252357
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Understand the language of the Pharaohs! McDonald's handy illustrated guide to reading, writing and understanding ancient Egyptian names, epithets, titles and phrases includes 50 color illustrations and 200 line drawings.
$20.95

Egypt Map

EGY03
Cartographia
Cartographia
2013
2
9633529263
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
With insets of Luxor-El Karnak and Cairo, this color map of all Egypt features major roadways, major sights, airports and places of interest. Scaled at 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

Cairo Map

EGY163
Cartographia
Cartographia
2007
2
9633531578
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, folded map of Cairo on thick paper. Insets of Luxor, Alexandria and Heliopolis. Scale 1:13,000.
$9.95

Culture Smart! Egypt

EGY196
Jailan Zayan
Kuperard
2013
168
1857336712
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A handy pocket guide to understanding local customs and etiquette.
$9.95

Say It in Arabic (Egyptian)

ARB54
Farouk El-Baz
Dover Publications
1968
185
0486220265
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A guide to common words and phrases in the widely spoken Cairo dialect.
$4.95

A Traveller's History of Egypt

EGY180
Harry Ades
Interlink Publishing Group
2006
452
1566566541
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This effectively condensed chronological history takes in the full sweep from the earliest inhabitants to 21st century politics.
$14.95

Cairo, The City Victorious

EGY38
Max Rodenbeck
Alfred Knopf
2000
300
0679767274
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Rodenbeck presents his hometown in all its chaotic, marvelous glory, combining a lively history of the 5,000-year-old metropolis with description, anecdote and political commentary.
$16.95

Chronicle of the Pharaohs, The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers and Dynasties of Ancient Egypt

EGY32
Peter A. Clayton
Thames & Hudson
2006
224
0500286280
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This book will help you to sort out who's who in ancient Egypt, what they built, what they did and what they looked like. It contains 350 illustrations, many in color.
$24.95

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Egypt

EGY54
Bill Manley
Penguin Putnam
1996
144
0140513310
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Ingenious color maps, site plans, photographs and accompanying essays trace Egyptian civilization from the founding of Memphis through the sacking of Thebes and the invasion by Alexander the Great in 332 BC.
$21.00

The White Nile

EGY79
Alan Moorehead
HarperCollins
2000
431
0060956399
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This lively history of the Victorian search for the source of the Nile includes the extraordinary tales of Burton and Speke, not to mention the famous meeting of Livingstone and Stanley. The narrative includes vivid descriptions of Zanzibar, the last days of Khartoum and the building of the Suez Canal.
$14.99

The Art of Ancient Egypt

EGY52
Gay Robins
Harvard University Press
2008
272
0674030656
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Organized chronologically, this authoritative survey of the tombs, temples and sanctuaries of ancient Egypt features 300 illustrations.
$35.50

The Egyptians

EGY26
Cyril Aldred
Thames & Hudson
1998
224
0500280363
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
1
A volume in the "Ancient Peoples and Places" series, this classic book is an outstanding account of the history and culture of ancient Egypt. With hundreds of illustrations and maps.
$18.95

The Great Pyramids

EGY221
Jean-Pierre Corteggiani
Harry N. Abrams
2007
128
0810994585
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Park of the acclaimed Discoveries series, this lavishly illustrated pocket encyclopedia illuminates the archaeology, history and splendor of Giza, last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
$12.95

Apricots on the Nile, A Memoir with Recipes

EGY213
Colette Rossant
Washington Square Press
2004
160
0743475615
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Rossant's zesty tale of waiting out WWII on the Nile in Cairo's Garden City with her father's extended Egyptian-Jewish family. With recipes.
$12.00

Down the Nile, Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff

EGY207
Rosemary Mahoney
Little Brown and Company
2008
273
0316019011
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this marvelously engaging chronicle, Mahoney weaves the tale of her quest to row the Nile with deft portraits of the people she meets.
$14.99

Out of Egypt, A Memoir

EGY19
Andre Aciman
Picador USA
2007
339
0312426550
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Aciman transports us to Alexandria and the richly imagined world of his eccentric, polyglot Jewish family in this dazzling memoir.
$19.00

The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit, A Jewish Family's Exodus from Old Cairo to the New World

EGY215
Lucette Lagnado
Ecco Press
2008
368
006082218X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Lagnado poignantly evokes the life of her marvelously social father (the "boulevardier of Cairo") and his milieu in this textured memoir.
$14.99

Death on the Nile

EGY09
Agatha Christie
HarperCollins
2004
333
0425200469
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
How could we resist? Christie wrote Egypt's most famous murder mystery on the terrace of the Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan.
$13.99

Palace Walk

EGY04
Naguib Mahfouz
Doubleday
2011
504
0385264666
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The first volume in the monumental Cairo Trilogy, a family saga set in post-WWI Egypt. Nobel Prize-winning Mahfouz provides insight into life in Egypt and the revolution against the British.
$17.00

The Egyptologist, A Novel

EGY128
Arthur Phillips
Random House
2005
416
0812972597
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A playful and clever novel convincingly set in the milieu of 1920s Egyptian archaeology. Phillips deftly combines historical personages and events with wild invention.
$15.00

The Yacoubian Building

EGY175
Alaa Al Aswany
HarperCollins Publishers
2006
255
0060878134
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The politics, repressed desires, hopes and dreams of Cairo are reflected through the lives of the inhabitants of a once grand apartment house in this deft novel of contemporary Egypt.
$13.99

Cairo Map

EGY163
Cartographia
Cartographia
2007
2
9633531578
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, folded map of Cairo on thick paper. Insets of Luxor, Alexandria and Heliopolis. Scale 1:13,000.
$9.95

Culture Smart! Egypt

EGY196
Jailan Zayan
Kuperard
2013
168
1857336712
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A handy pocket guide to understanding local customs and etiquette.
$9.95

Say It in Arabic (Egyptian)

ARB54
Farouk El-Baz
Dover Publications
1968
185
0486220265
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A guide to common words and phrases in the widely spoken Cairo dialect.
$4.95

A Traveller's History of Egypt

EGY180
Harry Ades
Interlink Publishing Group
2006
452
1566566541
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This effectively condensed chronological history takes in the full sweep from the earliest inhabitants to 21st century politics.
$14.95

Cairo, The City Victorious

EGY38
Max Rodenbeck
Alfred Knopf
2000
300
0679767274
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Rodenbeck presents his hometown in all its chaotic, marvelous glory, combining a lively history of the 5,000-year-old metropolis with description, anecdote and political commentary.
$16.95

Chronicle of the Pharaohs, The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers and Dynasties of Ancient Egypt

EGY32
Peter A. Clayton
Thames & Hudson
2006
224
0500286280
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This book will help you to sort out who's who in ancient Egypt, what they built, what they did and what they looked like. It contains 350 illustrations, many in color.
$24.95

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Egypt

EGY54
Bill Manley
Penguin Putnam
1996
144
0140513310
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Ingenious color maps, site plans, photographs and accompanying essays trace Egyptian civilization from the founding of Memphis through the sacking of Thebes and the invasion by Alexander the Great in 332 BC.
$21.00

The White Nile

EGY79
Alan Moorehead
HarperCollins
2000
431
0060956399
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This lively history of the Victorian search for the source of the Nile includes the extraordinary tales of Burton and Speke, not to mention the famous meeting of Livingstone and Stanley. The narrative includes vivid descriptions of Zanzibar, the last days of Khartoum and the building of the Suez Canal.
$14.99

The Art of Ancient Egypt

EGY52
Gay Robins
Harvard University Press
2008
272
0674030656
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Organized chronologically, this authoritative survey of the tombs, temples and sanctuaries of ancient Egypt features 300 illustrations.
$35.50

The Great Pyramids

EGY221
Jean-Pierre Corteggiani
Harry N. Abrams
2007
128
0810994585
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Park of the acclaimed Discoveries series, this lavishly illustrated pocket encyclopedia illuminates the archaeology, history and splendor of Giza, last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
$12.95

Apricots on the Nile, A Memoir with Recipes

EGY213
Colette Rossant
Washington Square Press
2004
160
0743475615
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Rossant's zesty tale of waiting out WWII on the Nile in Cairo's Garden City with her father's extended Egyptian-Jewish family. With recipes.
$12.00

Down the Nile, Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff

EGY207
Rosemary Mahoney
Little Brown and Company
2008
273
0316019011
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this marvelously engaging chronicle, Mahoney weaves the tale of her quest to row the Nile with deft portraits of the people she meets.
$14.99

Out of Egypt, A Memoir

EGY19
Andre Aciman
Picador USA
2007
339
0312426550
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Aciman transports us to Alexandria and the richly imagined world of his eccentric, polyglot Jewish family in this dazzling memoir.
$19.00

The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit, A Jewish Family's Exodus from Old Cairo to the New World

EGY215
Lucette Lagnado
Ecco Press
2008
368
006082218X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Lagnado poignantly evokes the life of her marvelously social father (the "boulevardier of Cairo") and his milieu in this textured memoir.
$14.99

Death on the Nile

EGY09
Agatha Christie
HarperCollins
2004
333
0425200469
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
How could we resist? Christie wrote Egypt's most famous murder mystery on the terrace of the Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan.
$13.99

Palace Walk

EGY04
Naguib Mahfouz
Doubleday
2011
504
0385264666
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The first volume in the monumental Cairo Trilogy, a family saga set in post-WWI Egypt. Nobel Prize-winning Mahfouz provides insight into life in Egypt and the revolution against the British.
$17.00

The Egyptologist, A Novel

EGY128
Arthur Phillips
Random House
2005
416
0812972597
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A playful and clever novel convincingly set in the milieu of 1920s Egyptian archaeology. Phillips deftly combines historical personages and events with wild invention.
$15.00

The Yacoubian Building

EGY175
Alaa Al Aswany
HarperCollins Publishers
2006
255
0060878134
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The politics, repressed desires, hopes and dreams of Cairo are reflected through the lives of the inhabitants of a once grand apartment house in this deft novel of contemporary Egypt.
$13.99

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African Wildlife

AFR109
James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
1999
1583550321
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A laminated foldout guide illustrating almost 150 species of African animals, designed for quick reference in the field.
$7.95

Aida in Full Score

ITL153
Giuseppe Verdi
Dover Publications
1990
437
0486261727
PAPER
Music
0
0
0
0
The full orchestral score of the great opera.
$24.95

Aida Libretto

ITL154
Antonio Ghislanzoni, Giuseppe Verdi
Aa Balkema
1990
40
0793547105
PAPER
Music
0
0
0
0
The libretto to the great grand opera, in Italian and English.
$5.99

Alexandria Illustrated

EGY142
Michael Haag
American University in Cairo
2004
80
9774248341
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A warm, richly illustrated portrait of the city, featuring 125 color photographs of the people, monuments and attractions of Alexandria alongside Michael Haag's insightful commentary.
$22.95

The Alexandria Quartet: Justine/Balthazar/Mountolive/Clea Boxed Set

GRE88
Lawrence Durrell
Gardners Books
2012
880
0571283934
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The centennial edition of Durrell's brilliant quartet of love and politics, set in Alexandria in the years surrounding WWII.
$32.50

Alexandria Rediscovered

EGY86
Stephane Compoint (Photographer), Jean-Yves Empereur
George Braziller, Inc
1998
256
0807614424
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A photographic record of ancient Alexandria, with text by the archaeologist who excavated the ruins in the 1990s, discussing the findings and what they reveal about this great Hellenistic city.
$60.00

The Ancient Economy, Evidence and Models

EGY176
Joseph G. Manning (Editor), Ian Morris (Editor)
Stanford University Press
2007
285
0804757550
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
An investigation of the similarities and differences between economies of the ancient Mediterranean.
$63.00

Ancient Egypt, A Social History

EGY124
Barry J. Kemp, Bruce Trigger
Cambridge University Press
1983
464
0521284279
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly history of ancient Egyptian society, with a focus on economics and politics, written by two distinguished Illinois-based professors of Egyptology.
$62.00

Ancient Egypt, A Very Short Introduction

EGY223
Ian Shaw
Oxford University Press
2004
208
0192854194
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Shaw touches on history, myth, archaeology and the enduring allure of Egypt in this impressively wide-ranging shirt pocket guide.
$11.95

The Ancient Mediterranean

MED10
Michael Grant
Plume
1990
374
0452010373
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Grant, a well-known classical scholar, provides this comprehensive history of the peoples and cultures of the Mediterranean, including Egypt, Israel, Crete, Greece, the Roman states and many others. A very well-researched account of Western history's roots.
$20.00

Appointment with Death

JRD02
Agatha Christie
HarperCollins
2011
256
0062073923
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Hercule Poirot steps into the story when an American tourist on a grand tour of the Holy Land is found murdered in Petra.
$13.99

Arabic, a Language Map

ARB70
Kristine K. Kershul
Bilingual Books
2012
0944502180
PLASTIC CARD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This durable, foldout card gives easy phonetic pronunciation for several hundred of commonly needed words and phrases.
$9.95

The Arabs, A Short History

ARB63
Philip K. Hitti
Gateway Books
2006
273
0895267063
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An overview by the influential historian of the Arab world.
$16.99

The Arabs: Journeys Beyond the Mirage

MDE05
David Lamb
Vintage Books
2002
1400030412
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Lamb's thoughtful essays paint a vivid portrait of Arab culture and history.
$16.95

The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt

EGY118
William Stevenson Smith, William Kelly Simpson (Revised by)
Yale University Press
1999
288
0300077475
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Over 400 illustrations accompany the text of this book, which covers Egyptian tombs, jewelry, temples, palaces, portraits, and other art forms.
$45.00

The Art and Architecture of Islam 1250-1800

ISL27
Sheila Blair, Jonathan Bloom
Yale University Press
1996
368
0300064659
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A survey of the monuments and art produced by Muslims from the 13th to 19th centuries.
$45.00

The Atlas of Ancient Egypt

EGY167
Delia Pemberton
Harry N. Abrams
2005
96
0810957965
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A strikingly clear and concise introduction to Egypt, its cultures, history, geography and archaeology, featuring color photographs, maps and drawings from the the British Museum.
$19.95

The Beggar, The Thief and the Dogs, Autumn Quail

EGY73
Naguib Mahfouz
Doubleday
2000
467
0385498357
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A trio of novels by Nobel Prize-winning Mahfouz set in post-independence Egypt.
$17.00

Birds of Europe

FG47
Lars Svensson
Princeton University Press
2010
416
0691143927
PAPER
Field Guide
0
1
0
0
Featuring 3,500 glorious paintings by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterstrom, the second edition of this exquisite guide features updated text and maps.
$29.95

The Blue Nile

EGY67
Alan Moorehead
HarperCollins Publishers
2000
320
0060956402
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this grand history of exploration and events on the great river from 1798 to 1869, Moorehead follows the course of the Blue Nile from the Ethiopian highlands through Sudan and Egypt to the Mediterranean.
$14.99

A Brief History of Egypt

EGY233
Arthur, Jr. Goldschmidt
Penn State University Press
2007
294
0816073333
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This book is a reliable introduction to the rich and fascinating history of Egypt and provides a solid background to this country.
$19.95

The British Museum Book of Ancient Egypt

EGY104
Stephen Quirke (Editor), Jeffrey Spencer (Editor)
Thames & Hudson
1996
240
0500279020
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A handsome survey of ancient Egyptian civilization from the staff of the British Museum.
$29.95

Cairo

EGY101
Andre Raymond
Harvard University Press
2002
448
0674009967
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An authoritative, scholarly history, chronicling the political and cultural transformations witnessed in Cairo from 642 AD to the present day. Includes descriptive analysis of foreign influences, particularly those from the West.
$27.00

Cairo Illustrated

EGY203
Michael Haag
American University in Cairo
2006
96
9774249356
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A warm, richly illustrated portrait of the city, featuring 125 color photographs of the people, monuments and attractions of Cairo alongside Michael Haag's insightful commentary.
$22.95

The Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street

EGY84
Naguib Mahfouz, William Maynard Hutchins (Translator), Olive Kenney (Translator), Lorne Kenney (Translator)
Everyman's Library
2001
1313
0375413316
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Of his thirty-some novels, stories, essays and film scripts, this is Mahfouz's most enduring and loved series, famously set in the hurly-burly of the streets, alleyways and overlapping balconies of Cairo's ancient Gamaliya quarter. A handsome Everyman's Library edition.
$35.00

Cairo, A Cultural History

EGY151
Andrew Beattie
Oxford University Press
2007
234
0195178920
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A refined exploration of Egypt's metropolis, covering the cultural influences of the ancient pharaohs, the Romans, the Coptic church, British colonization and Islamic rule.
$31.95

Cairo, City of Sand

EGY214
Maria Golia
Reaktion Books
2004
232
1861891873
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Golia brings insight, perspective and soul to this scholary portrait of Cairo.
$27.00

Cairo, The Practical Guide

EGY178
Claire E. Francy, Lesley Lababidi
American University in Cairo
2012
256
9774164679
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
The 17th edition of this in-depth traveler's companion, published by the American University in Cairo Press, includes an indispensable overview of the city with chapters on getting around, money, health, sightseeing, manners, morals and customs, leisure, nightlife and living in Cairo.
$19.95

Cavafy's Alexandria

EGY144
Edmund Keeley
Princeton University Press
1995
208
0691044988
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Keeley looks with depth and subtlety at the imagined Alexandria of the great Greek poet Cavafy, who was born and lived much of his life in the cosmopolitan city.
$46.00

Cleopatra, The Life and Death of a Pharaoh

EGY82
Edith Flamarion, Alexandra Bonfante-Warren (Translator)
Harry N. Abrams
1997
160
0810928051
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Part of the "Discoveries" series, this illustrated, pocket-size biography of Cleopatra follows the life, the empire and the noteworthy loves of Egypt's most famous queen.
$12.95

The Code Book, The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

SPY05
Simon Singh
Doubleday
2000
410
0385495323
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The constant struggle between codemaker and codebreaker is the subject of this highly-readable history of cryptography.
$17.00

The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt

EGY219
Richard H. Wilkinson
Thames & Hudson
2017
256
0500284245
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An authoritative, illustrated guide to the deities that lay at the heart of Egyptian religion and society.
$26.95

The Complete Pyramids

EGY33
Mark Lehner
Thames & Hudson
2008
256
0500285470
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A fully illustrated compendium of every major pyramid in Egypt by the director of the Giza mapping project. With 450 maps, photographs, reconstructions and site diagrams.
$26.95

The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt

EGY238
Richard Wilkinson
Thames & Hudson
2017
256
0500283966
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This superbly illustrated survey covers Egyptian temple life from construction of the monuments to society, religious rites, festivals and discovery.
$26.95

The Complete Tutankhamun, The King, The Tomb, The Royal Treasure

EGY63
Nicholas Reeves, C.N. Reeves
Thames & Hudson
1995
256
0500278105
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An informative and accessible book that reveals Howard Carter's quest for the tomb of King Tutankhamun.
$19.95

The Complete Valley of the Kings

EGY14
Nicholas Reeves, Richard Wilkinson
Thames & Hudson
2008
224
0500284032
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A thorough and intriguing look at the burial place of the New Kingdom pharaohs, this book brings together the art, architecture and history of the valley; contains profiles of archaeologists, diagrams and detailed site descriptions.
$26.95

Coptic Monasteries, Egypt's Monastic Art and Architecture

EGY235
Gabra Gowdat
American University in Cairo
2002
142
9774246918
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Former director of the Coptic Museum in Cairo, Gabra introduces the monateries of Wadi al-Natrun, al-Faiyum, Sohag and Aswan, including the remarkable monasteries of St. Antony and St. Paul in the Eastern Desert. With site plans, black-and-white plates and a 16-page section of color photographs.
$29.95

Coral Reef Guide Red Sea

EGY127
Ewald Lieske, Robert Myers
Trafalgar Square
2004
384
0007159862
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This definitive Collins Guide featured color photographs of 1,200 species of fish, coral, shells and other invertebrates.
$39.95

Cradle & Crucible, History and Faith in the Middle East

MDE67
David Fromkin, Zahi Hawass, Sandra MacKey, Milton Viorst
National Geographic
2002
288
0792269152
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated portrait of the history and religion of the Middle East, with contributions by leading scholars.
$16.00

Cultural Atlas of Ancient Egypt

EGY137
Jon Baines, Jaromir Malek
Facts on File
2000
0816040362
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
This wide-ranging survey of the culture, society and archaeology of Egypt features a series of excellent essays accompanied by full-color maps and photographs.
$49.95

The Culture of Ancient Egypt

EGY40
John Albert Wilson
University of Chicago Press
1956
344
0226901521
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic history of ancient Egypt from the pharaohs to the Greco-Roman period, first published in the 1950s and still noteworthy for its graceful, clear presentation and vivid prose. Wilson includes brief biographies of the famous and not-so-famous rulers.
$16.00

Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt

EGY106
John H. Taylor
University of Chicago Press
2001
272
0226791645
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A visual history of the funerary rites of Ancient Egypt.
$30.00

Death Comes as the End

EGY184
Agatha Christie
HarperCollins
2012
267
0312981619
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
The only one of Christie's murder mysteries set in the ancient past, in 2000 BC, and based on an actual ancient Egyptian family archive.
$13.99

Democracy and Terrorism, Volume I: The Roots of Terrorism

GEN361
Louise Richardson
Routledge
2006
192
041595438X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This in-depth study takes in psychological and political factors to provide an analysis of terrorism and it origins.
$53.95

The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen

EGY68
Howard Carter, Arthur C. Mace
Dover Publications
1977
231
0486235009
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An eyewitness account of Howard Carter's discovery of the tomb of King Tutankhamen.
$14.95

Early Christian Lives

REL49
Carolinne White (Editor)
Penguin
1998
288
0140435263
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These pioneering Lives are central sources for Christian monastic figures from St Antony, who died in 356, to St Benedict (c. 480-547).
$17.00

Egypt Adventure Map

EGY174
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2011
2
1566955297
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided folded map of Egypt by the National Geographic Society and World Mapping Project at a scale of 1:1,250,000.
$11.95

Egypt of the Pharaohs, An Introduction

EGY170
Alan Gardiner
Oxford University Press
1966
466
0195002679
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An authoritative general history of Egypt from the earliest settlement through the conquest by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C.
$34.99

Egypt Pocket Guide the Oases

EGY236
Alberto Siliotti
American University in Cairo
2008
48
9774249844
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A pocket guide to the oases of Ancient Egypt, including Bahariya and Dakhla, with more than 170 photographs, maps and drawings.
$9.95

Egypt, Beyond The Pyramids

EGY135
The History Channel
Baker & Taylor Video
2001
4
0767036271
DVD
Film
0
0
0
1
These four programs, originally presented on The History Channel, interweave footage of tombs and monuments, interviews, computer animation and archival footage. Narrated by Peter Woodward.
$39.95

Egypt, Canaan, and Israel in Ancient Times

MDE33
Donald B. Redford
Princeton University Press
1993
488
0691000867
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A study of interactions between Egypt and Israel in the Biblical age.
$47.95

Egypt, How a Lost Civilization Was Rediscovered

EGY181
Joyce A. Tyldesley
University of California Press
2006
256
0520250206
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A history of archaeological exploration and discovery, featuring tombs, monuments and artifacts.
$36.95

Egyptian Art in the Days of the Pharaohs, 3100-320 BC

EGY62
Cyril Aldred
Thames & Hudson
1985
252
0500201803
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Three thousand years of Egyptian architecture, painting, and sculpture.
$18.95

The Egyptians

EGY20
Sergio Donadoni
University of Chicago Press
1997
360
0226155560
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A vivid collection of essays by renowned Egyptologists on daily life in ancient Egypt. Each essay focuses on one role in Egyptian society (peasants, scribes, slaves, priests, etc.).
$31.00

The Egyptians

EGY121
Barbara Watterson
Blackwell Publishers
1998
368
0631211950
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive overview of the politics, society and culture of the Egyptian people, from 5000 BC through the present day.
$51.95

Eternal Egypt, Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum

EGY105
Edna R. Russmann (Editor)
University of California Press
2001
400
0520230868
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A beautiful catalogue designed to accompany the British Museum's traveling Egyptian exhibit.
$47.95

Fishwatcher's Field Guide Red Sea

DIV13
J Greenberg
Seahawk Press
1982
LB-1109
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This double-sided plastic card shows 64 of the most commonly encountered reef fish of the Red Sea in full-color illustrations, convenient for the boat or beach.
$7.50

Flaubert in Egypt

EGY12
Francis Steegmuller (Editor), Gustave Flaubert
Penguin
1996
240
0140435824
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Among the romantic European travelers in Egypt, Flaubert, via his letters and journal entries, stands out. The place inspired him, and his observations are still delightful reading.
$16.00

From Slave to Pharaoh, The Black Experience of Ancient Egypt

EGY188
Donald B. Redford
Johns Hopkins University Press
2006
232
0801885442
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In a lively and engaging style, Redford examines the once powerful Nubian kingdom of southern Egypt and the Sudan and the racial and cultural tensions with the ancent Egyptians.
$30.00

The Future of the Past

CON23
Alexander Stille
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2003
339
0312420943
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A survey of conservation and threats to cultures and monuments around the world. In these provocative essays, Stille travels to places as disparate as Sicily, China and Madagascar.
$23.00

Geography of Religion: Where God Lives, Where Pilgrims Walk

REL05
Susan T. Hitchcock, John Esposito, Desmond Tutu (Introduction), Mpho Tutu (Introduction)
National Geographic
2006
416
0792259106
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A handsomely phoographed tour of the five major world religions and the places that each one holds most sacred.
$24.00

The Girl Who Married a Lion and Other Tales from Africa

AFR141
Alexander McCall Smith
Pantheon Books
2004
192
0375423125
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
1
McCall Smith brings together folktales, often hilarious or bizarre, which he heard as a child growing up in Zimbabwe.
$22.00

The Gods and Symbols of Ancient Egypt, An Illustrated Dictionary

EGY21
Manfred Lurker
Thames & Hudson
1996
142
0500272530
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A compact overview of the sipritual and symbolic world of the Ancient Egyptian.
$19.95

Gods, Graves and Scholars, The Story of Archaeology

EGY28
C.W. Ceram
Vintage Books
1986
515
0394743199
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An entertaining popular history of archaeology.
$17.00

Guide to the Giza Plateau and Some Mysteries of Original Egyptian Culture

EGY193
Sun Ship
MapLink
1997
1
0783423594
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A beautiful full-color archeological site plan of the famous pyramids at Giza, featuring insets with photographs and line drawings and information on artifacts, methods of construction, and dynasties.
$18.95

Hatchepsut, The Female Pharaoh

EGY120
Joyce Tyldesley
Penguin Putnam
1998
270
0140244646
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A scholarly biography of the female pharaoh Hatchepsut and the controversy surrounding her life and her place in history.
$18.00

He Shall Thunder in the Sky

EGY75
Elizabeth Peters
HarperCollins
2010
512
0380798581
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
This riveting mystery novel finds Amelia Peabody and her family hard at work at an Egyptian archaeological site on the brink of WWI.
$9.99

Hidden Treasures of Ancient Egypt, Unearthing the Masterpieces of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

EGY201
Zahi Hawass
National Geographic
2004
0792263197
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
This a well-photographed history of the Cairo Museum and of archaeology in Egypt, published in conjunction with a new permanent exhibit, features 120 color photographs and incisive text by the head of Egypt's antiquities council.
$35.00

A History of Egypt

EGY122
Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid Marsot
Cambridge University Press
2007
184
0521700760
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A brief history, beginning with the Arab conquest of Egypt in 639 and continuing through the present day.
$35.99

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The Arabs: Journeys Beyond the Mirage

MDE05
David Lamb
Vintage Books
2002
1400030412
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Lamb's thoughtful essays paint a vivid portrait of Arab culture and history.
$16.95

The Innocents Abroad

MDE08
Mark Twain
Modern Library
2003
523
0451525027
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Mark Twain's witty and classic account of his 1867 grand tour of Europe. With his disarming wit, Clemens makes the very best traveling companion. The section on his visit to "the land which was the mother of civilization" is a celebrated highlight.
$16.00

The Complete Valley of the Kings

EGY14
Nicholas Reeves, Richard Wilkinson
Thames & Hudson
2008
224
0500284032
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A thorough and intriguing look at the burial place of the New Kingdom pharaohs, this book brings together the art, architecture and history of the valley; contains profiles of archaeologists, diagrams and detailed site descriptions.
$26.95

The Middle East, A Brief History of the Last 2000 Years

MDE26
Bernard Lewis
Touchstone
1997
433
0684832801
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A sweeping history of the Middle East of the last 2,000 years. Princeton historian Lewis concentrates on the social, cultural and economic changes that have taken place, and concludes with a note of pessimism about the future.
$18.00

The British Museum Book of Ancient Egypt

EGY104
Stephen Quirke (Editor), Jeffrey Spencer (Editor)
Thames & Hudson
1996
240
0500279020
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A handsome survey of ancient Egyptian civilization from the staff of the British Museum.
$29.95

A History of the Arab Peoples

MDE11
Albert Hourani
Belknap Press
2010
624
0674058194
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Called a landmark, masterpiece and essential to understanding the Middle East, Hourani's chronicle of the political, spiritual, religious and cultural traditions of the Arab peoples is brought up to date with an afterword by noted Islamic scholar Malise Ruthven.
$22.50

Flaubert in Egypt

EGY12
Francis Steegmuller (Editor), Gustave Flaubert
Penguin
1996
240
0140435824
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Among the romantic European travelers in Egypt, Flaubert, via his letters and journal entries, stands out. The place inspired him, and his observations are still delightful reading.
$16.00

Appointment with Death

JRD02
Agatha Christie
HarperCollins
2011
256
0062073923
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Hercule Poirot steps into the story when an American tourist on a grand tour of the Holy Land is found murdered in Petra.
$13.99

Roman Arabia

MDE12
G.W. Bowerstock
Harvard University Press
1994
224
0674777565
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A remarkable history of the Romans in the Arab world. For the traveler with scholarly inclinations, this lucid book provides essential background to the Roman archaeological sites in the Middle East.
$29.00

Palace of Desire

EGY16
Naguib Mahfouz
Doubleday
2011
422
0385264682
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The second novel in the Cairo Trilogy, set during the 20s in Egypt, finds patriarch Al-Sayyid Ahmad more mellow than before.
$17.00

Sugar Street

EGY17
Naguib Mahfouz
Doubleday
2011
308
0385264704
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In the concluding volume to the Cairo Trilogy, Mahfouz wraps up the sprawling tale of the Abdal-Jawad clan.
$17.00

The Egyptians

EGY20
Sergio Donadoni
University of Chicago Press
1997
360
0226155560
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A vivid collection of essays by renowned Egyptologists on daily life in ancient Egypt. Each essay focuses on one role in Egyptian society (peasants, scribes, slaves, priests, etc.).
$31.00

In An Antique Land

EGY18
Amitav Ghosh
Vintage Books
1994
393
0679727833
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
In this heady book, the author-historian recreates the life of a slave who lived along the ancient Nile. Not exactly historical fiction, this book artfully interweaves personal history, travel writing and philosophical meditation.
$18.00

The Ancient Mediterranean

MED10
Michael Grant
Plume
1990
374
0452010373
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Grant, a well-known classical scholar, provides this comprehensive history of the peoples and cultures of the Mediterranean, including Egypt, Israel, Crete, Greece, the Roman states and many others. A very well-researched account of Western history's roots.
$20.00

Fishwatcher's Field Guide Red Sea

DIV13
J Greenberg
Seahawk Press
1982
LB-1109
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This double-sided plastic card shows 64 of the most commonly encountered reef fish of the Red Sea in full-color illustrations, convenient for the boat or beach.
$7.50

A Peace to End All Peace

ARB13
David Fromkin
Henry Holt
2009
688
0805088091
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Indispensable to understanding current tensions, alliances and the colonial legacy of the region, Fromkin's vivid tale of the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the making of the modern Middle East is out in a 20th anniversary edition.
$24.00

Islam and the West

ARB12
Bernard Lewis
Oxford University Press
1994
217
0195090616
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
In this illuminating collection of essays, one of the great authorities on the Middle East explores the common ground shared by Islam and the West.
$19.99

Nine Parts of Desire, The Hidden World of Islamic Women

ARB06
Geraldine Brooks
Doubleday
1996
256
0385475772
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A highly readable overview of the role of women in Islamic society, drawn from the author's many interviews with women throughout the Arab World.
$15.95

The Gods and Symbols of Ancient Egypt, An Illustrated Dictionary

EGY21
Manfred Lurker
Thames & Hudson
1996
142
0500272530
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A compact overview of the sipritual and symbolic world of the Ancient Egyptian.
$19.95

Middle East Map

MDE19
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2011
1
3707912817
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Scaled at 1:2,000,000, this Austrian-produced map of the Middle East includes Iraq, Jordan, Israel and Syria.
$14.95

Gods, Graves and Scholars, The Story of Archaeology

EGY28
C.W. Ceram
Vintage Books
1986
515
0394743199
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An entertaining popular history of archaeology.
$17.00

Pyramid

EGY29
David MacAulay
Houghton Mifflin Company
1982
80
0395321212
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Master draughtsman David MacAulay tackles the building of the pyramids with his incomparable illustrations. Intended for young people, but Egyptologists of all ages will enjoy it.
$9.95

The Complete Pyramids

EGY33
Mark Lehner
Thames & Hudson
2008
256
0500285470
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A fully illustrated compendium of every major pyramid in Egypt by the director of the Giza mapping project. With 450 maps, photographs, reconstructions and site diagrams.
$26.95

How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs

EGY34
Mark Collier, Bill Manley
University of California Press
2003
191
0520239490
HARD COVER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Museum-goers and armchair travelers alike can gain a basic knowledge of the language and culture of ancient Egypt with this excellent step-by-step guide to decoding tomb scenes and inscriptions. With 200 illustrations of tome scenes and descriptions, very useful sign lists, mini-dictionary and answer key.
$33.95

Islam, The Straight Path

MDE22
John L. Esposito
Oxford University Press
2010
304
0195396006
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A well-written survey of the faith, practice and beliefs of Islam. Its balanced tone and content are intended for an undergraduate audience, yet it also functions as an excellent overview for the general reader.
$59.95

The Culture of Ancient Egypt

EGY40
John Albert Wilson
University of Chicago Press
1956
344
0226901521
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic history of ancient Egypt from the pharaohs to the Greco-Roman period, first published in the 1950s and still noteworthy for its graceful, clear presentation and vivid prose. Wilson includes brief biographies of the famous and not-so-famous rulers.
$16.00

Thebes in Egypt: A Guide to the Tombs and Temples of Ancient Luxor

EGY41
Nigel Strudwick, Helen Strudwick
Cornell University Press
1999
208
0801486165
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An illustrated, scholarly overview of ancient Thebes, its monuments, geography and daily life. With photographs, maps and illustrations, the book is an outstanding guide to the enormous archaeological site centered on modern-day Luxor.
$37.95

Islamic Monuments in Cairo, A Practical Guide

EGY45
Caroline Williams
American University in Cairo
2008
287
9774162056
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A popular guide to 200 Islamic monuments, indispensable for anyone interested in Cairo's medieval treasures and architectural heritage. With walking tours, local maps and building-by-building detail.
$24.95

Aida in Full Score

ITL153
Giuseppe Verdi
Dover Publications
1990
437
0486261727
PAPER
Music
0
0
0
0
The full orchestral score of the great opera.
$24.95

Aida Libretto

ITL154
Antonio Ghislanzoni, Giuseppe Verdi
Aa Balkema
1990
40
0793547105
PAPER
Music
0
0
0
0
The libretto to the great grand opera, in Italian and English.
$5.99

Petra and the Lost Kingdom of the Nabataeans

JRD11
Jane Taylor
St. Martins
2012
224
1848850204
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
Petra's history from the Stone Age to the Nabataeans (who constructed the city) through the Crusades is documented with 150 full-color photographs.
$30.00

The Alexandria Quartet: Justine/Balthazar/Mountolive/Clea Boxed Set

GRE88
Lawrence Durrell
Gardners Books
2012
880
0571283934
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The centennial edition of Durrell's brilliant quartet of love and politics, set in Alexandria in the years surrounding WWII.
$32.50

Petra, The Rose-Red City

JRD13
Christian Auge, Jean-Marie Dentzer
Thames & Hudson UK
2000
144
0810928965
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Jam-packed with color illustrations, archival material, maps and site plans, this shirt-pocket encyclopedia includes a detailed overview of individual buildings and sectors within the desert city that was occupied by the Nabataeans from the fourth-century BC, conquered by the Romans and overrun by the Crusaders.
$15.95

Lonely Planet Egypt

EGY60
Andrew Humphreys, Siona Jenkins
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
512
1742208053
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical, comprehensive guide to Egypt.
$27.99

Birds of Europe

FG47
Lars Svensson
Princeton University Press
2010
416
0691143927
PAPER
Field Guide
0
1
0
0
Featuring 3,500 glorious paintings by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterstrom, the second edition of this exquisite guide features updated text and maps.
$29.95

The Routledge Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses

EGY61
George Hart
Routledge
2005
229
0415344956
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
The second, expanded edition of Hart's comprehensive, illustrated dictionary. It's an excellent introduction to the many different gods, their role, mythic associations and attributes.
$33.95

Egyptian Art in the Days of the Pharaohs, 3100-320 BC

EGY62
Cyril Aldred
Thames & Hudson
1985
252
0500201803
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Three thousand years of Egyptian architecture, painting, and sculpture.
$18.95

The Complete Tutankhamun, The King, The Tomb, The Royal Treasure

EGY63
Nicholas Reeves, C.N. Reeves
Thames & Hudson
1995
256
0500278105
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An informative and accessible book that reveals Howard Carter's quest for the tomb of King Tutankhamun.
$19.95

The Blue Nile

EGY67
Alan Moorehead
HarperCollins Publishers
2000
320
0060956402
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this grand history of exploration and events on the great river from 1798 to 1869, Moorehead follows the course of the Blue Nile from the Ethiopian highlands through Sudan and Egypt to the Mediterranean.
$14.99

The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen

EGY68
Howard Carter, Arthur C. Mace
Dover Publications
1977
231
0486235009
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An eyewitness account of Howard Carter's discovery of the tomb of King Tutankhamen.
$14.95

The Beggar, The Thief and the Dogs, Autumn Quail

EGY73
Naguib Mahfouz
Doubleday
2000
467
0385498357
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A trio of novels by Nobel Prize-winning Mahfouz set in post-independence Egypt.
$17.00

Out of Place

MDE32
Edward W. Said
Vintage Books
2000
295
0679730672
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
With acute attention to detail, Said recalls growing up in the privileged, cosmopolitan world of the Middle East in the 1930s and 40s.
$16.95

He Shall Thunder in the Sky

EGY75
Elizabeth Peters
HarperCollins
2010
512
0380798581
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
This riveting mystery novel finds Amelia Peabody and her family hard at work at an Egyptian archaeological site on the brink of WWI.
$9.99

Egypt, Canaan, and Israel in Ancient Times

MDE33
Donald B. Redford
Princeton University Press
1993
488
0691000867
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A study of interactions between Egypt and Israel in the Biblical age.
$47.95

Leo Africanus

MED55
Amin Maalouf
Rowman & Littlefield
1998
368
1561310220
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A fictional memoir of the first 40 years in the life of Leo Africanus, a Muslim whose travels led him throughout the Mediterranean and North Africa in the 15th and 16th centuries.
$16.95

Red Sea Dive Guide

DIV43
Alessandro Carletti, Andrea Ghisotti
Abbeville Publishing Group
1999
168
0789203472
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guide to dive sites throughout the Red Sea with maps and beautiful color photographs.
$27.50

Cleopatra, The Life and Death of a Pharaoh

EGY82
Edith Flamarion, Alexandra Bonfante-Warren (Translator)
Harry N. Abrams
1997
160
0810928051
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Part of the "Discoveries" series, this illustrated, pocket-size biography of Cleopatra follows the life, the empire and the noteworthy loves of Egypt's most famous queen.
$12.95

The Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street

EGY84
Naguib Mahfouz, William Maynard Hutchins (Translator), Olive Kenney (Translator), Lorne Kenney (Translator)
Everyman's Library
2001
1313
0375413316
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Of his thirty-some novels, stories, essays and film scripts, this is Mahfouz's most enduring and loved series, famously set in the hurly-burly of the streets, alleyways and overlapping balconies of Cairo's ancient Gamaliya quarter. A handsome Everyman's Library edition.
$35.00

Alexandria Rediscovered

EGY86
Stephane Compoint (Photographer), Jean-Yves Empereur
George Braziller, Inc
1998
256
0807614424
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A photographic record of ancient Alexandria, with text by the archaeologist who excavated the ruins in the 1990s, discussing the findings and what they reveal about this great Hellenistic city.
$60.00

Justine

EGY87
Lawrence Durrell
Penguin Putnam
1977
245
0140153195
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A richly atmospheric novel set in Alexandria on the brink of World War II.
$16.00

African Wildlife

AFR109
James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
1999
1583550321
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A laminated foldout guide illustrating almost 150 species of African animals, designed for quick reference in the field.
$7.95

Life in the Ancient Near East, 3100-332 B.C.

MDE56
Daniel C. Snell
Yale University Press
1997
288
0300076665
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
From the dawn of the written word to conquest by Alexander the Great, the history of the ancient Middle East is traced in this readable, thoroughly researched overview of economic, social and cultural development in the world of the Bible.
$28.00

The Rise of Christianity

MED64
Rodney Stark
HarperCollins
1997
272
0060677015
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
The subtitle to this book says it all: "How the Obscure, Marginal Jesus Movement Became the Dominant Religious Force in the Western World in a Few Centuries."
$16.99

Islamism and Secularism in North Africa

ISL13
John Ruedy (Editor)
St. Martins
1996
324
0312160879
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A discussion of Islamic movements in North Africa.
$53.00

Islam, A Short History

ISL15
Karen Armstrong
Modern Library
2002
230
081296618X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Armstrong brings authority and experience to this vivid, clear-headed survey of the history and impact of Islam, from the birth of Mohammad to present-day challenges.
$17.00

The Map of Love

EGY93
Ahdaf Soueif
Doubleday
2001
529
0385720114
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Looking back from present day Egypt to the turn of the century, Souief writes brilliantly about the role of women in contemporary Egyptian society in this absorbing family saga.
$16.00

National Geographic Egypt

EGY97
Andrew Humphreys
National Geographic
2009
400
142620521X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This detailed guide to Egypt, published in National Geographic’s attractive visual style, features hundreds of photographs, 30 full-color maps, and good information on history, culture, archaeology and travel in Egypt.
$27.95

Pagan Holiday, On the Trail of Ancient Roman Tourists

MED72
Tony Perrottet
Random House
2003
320
0375756396
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Our modern travelers, Tony nad his pregnant wife, armed with a backpack, sense of humor, guide to Greece (written for the Romans by Pausanias in the 2nd century), and an ancient Roman map transcribed onto a 20-foot-roll. Perrottet's travelogue mixes up his modern adventures with ancient accounts and history.
$16.00

Cradle & Crucible, History and Faith in the Middle East

MDE67
David Fromkin, Zahi Hawass, Sandra MacKey, Milton Viorst
National Geographic
2002
288
0792269152
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated portrait of the history and religion of the Middle East, with contributions by leading scholars.
$16.00

The Art and Architecture of Islam 1250-1800

ISL27
Sheila Blair, Jonathan Bloom
Yale University Press
1996
368
0300064659
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A survey of the monuments and art produced by Muslims from the 13th to 19th centuries.
$45.00

Islamic Art and Architecture, 650-1250

ISL26
Richard Ettinghausen, Oleg Grabar (Contributor)
Yale University Press
2003
360
0300088698
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An illustrated survey of the great monuments and art produced by Muslim peoples during medieval times, including the Dome of the Rock, as well as many small artifacts.
$46.50

The Future of the Past

CON23
Alexander Stille
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2003
339
0312420943
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A survey of conservation and threats to cultures and monuments around the world. In these provocative essays, Stille travels to places as disparate as Sicily, China and Madagascar.
$23.00

Cairo

EGY101
Andre Raymond
Harvard University Press
2002
448
0674009967
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An authoritative, scholarly history, chronicling the political and cultural transformations witnessed in Cairo from 642 AD to the present day. Includes descriptive analysis of foreign influences, particularly those from the West.
$27.00

The Code Book, The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

SPY05
Simon Singh
Doubleday
2000
410
0385495323
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The constant struggle between codemaker and codebreaker is the subject of this highly-readable history of cryptography.
$17.00

Miles from Nowhere, A Round the World Bicycle Adventure

BCY02
Barbara Savage
Mountaineers
1985
340
0898861098
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The funny, poignant account of the husban-and-wife duo's 23,000-mile, 25-country, two-year bicycle odyssey.
$18.95

Eternal Egypt, Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum

EGY105
Edna R. Russmann (Editor)
University of California Press
2001
400
0520230868
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A beautiful catalogue designed to accompany the British Museum's traveling Egyptian exhibit.
$47.95

Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt

EGY106
John H. Taylor
University of Chicago Press
2001
272
0226791645
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A visual history of the funerary rites of Ancient Egypt.
$30.00

The Tragedy of the Korosko

EGY107
Arthur Conan Doyle
Trafalgar Square
2003
121
184391039X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Conan Doyle's 1890s desert drama of a Nile cruise gone awry, based on actual events and originally published in 1898 in the Strand Magazine.
$13.95

The Mysteries of Abu Simbel

EGY111
Zahi Hawass, Farouk Hosni (Introduction)
American University in Cairo
2001
64
9774246233
PAPER
Art & Architecture
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
A short overview of the temples of Abu Simbel by a noted Egyptologist. With 78 color illustrations.
$15.95

Stairways to the Stars, Skywatching in Three Great Ancient Cultures

GEN314
Anthony Aveni
John Wiley & Son
1999
230
0471329762
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A wide-ranging study of the influence of astronomy on the design of ancient monuments and cities, focusing on Stonehenge, the Incas and the Maya.
$23.99

In Ruins: A Journey Through History, Art, and Literature

TVL37
Christopher Woodward
Vintage Books
2003
280
1400030862
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
In this infectiously compelling book, art historian Woodward meditates on the allure, majesty and history of our fascination with antiquities, mixing his own observations with those of writers, painters, and architects.
$16.00

Mummy Congress: Science, Obsession, and the Everlasting Dead

SCI77
Heather Pringle
Hyperion
2003
384
0786884630
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A surprisingly lively informative account of an arcane but fascinating area of research.
$13.95

The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt

EGY117
Ian Shaw
Oxford University Press
2002
552
0192802933
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A wide-ranging overview of Egyptian society, culture, art and literature, from 700,000 BC to AD 311 by a team of scholars.
$29.95

The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt

EGY118
William Stevenson Smith, William Kelly Simpson (Revised by)
Yale University Press
1999
288
0300077475
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Over 400 illustrations accompany the text of this book, which covers Egyptian tombs, jewelry, temples, palaces, portraits, and other art forms.
$45.00

Hatchepsut, The Female Pharaoh

EGY120
Joyce Tyldesley
Penguin Putnam
1998
270
0140244646
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A scholarly biography of the female pharaoh Hatchepsut and the controversy surrounding her life and her place in history.
$18.00

The Egyptians

EGY121
Barbara Watterson
Blackwell Publishers
1998
368
0631211950
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive overview of the politics, society and culture of the Egyptian people, from 5000 BC through the present day.
$51.95

A History of Egypt

EGY122
Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid Marsot
Cambridge University Press
2007
184
0521700760
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A brief history, beginning with the Arab conquest of Egypt in 639 and continuing through the present day.
$35.99

What Went Wrong? The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East

ISL44
Bernard Lewis
HarperCollins
2002
192
0060516054
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
An examination of the changes that have taken place in the history of Middle Eastern civilization by the prolific scholar Bernard Lewis.
$39.95

The Peopling of Africa, A Geographic Interpretation

AFR140
James L. Newman
Yale University Press
1997
252
0300072805
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An anthropological study of Africa, which considers, among other factors, genetics, religion, language and technology.
$26.00

Miramar

EGY123
Naguib Mahfouz
Bantam Doubleday
1992
192
038526478X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A novel set in late 1960s Alexandria from the Nobel prize-winning Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz.
$15.00

Workers and Peasants in the Modern Middle East

MDE77
Joel Beinin
Cambridge University Press
2001
226
0521629039
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A study of the working class in the Middle East, beginning with the period of the Ottoman Empire.
$40.99

Geography of Religion: Where God Lives, Where Pilgrims Walk

REL05
Susan T. Hitchcock, John Esposito, Desmond Tutu (Introduction), Mpho Tutu (Introduction)
National Geographic
2006
416
0792259106
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A handsomely phoographed tour of the five major world religions and the places that each one holds most sacred.
$24.00

Ancient Egypt, A Social History

EGY124
Barry J. Kemp, Bruce Trigger
Cambridge University Press
1983
464
0521284279
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly history of ancient Egyptian society, with a focus on economics and politics, written by two distinguished Illinois-based professors of Egyptology.
$62.00

Parting the Desert

EGY125
Zachary Karabell
Vintage Books
2004
336
037570812X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A compelling account of the politics, intrigue and engineering challenges of the Suez Canal. It's in part a portrait of Franco-Egyptian relations and the making of the modern Middle East. The Canal was inaugurated to great fanfare on November 17, 1869.
$18.00

Coral Reef Guide Red Sea

EGY127
Ewald Lieske, Robert Myers
Trafalgar Square
2004
384
0007159862
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This definitive Collins Guide featured color photographs of 1,200 species of fish, coral, shells and other invertebrates.
$39.95

The War for Muslim Minds, Islam and the West

ISL47
Gilles Kepel
Belknap Press
2004
327
067401992X
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A provocative analysis of the impact of the war on terrorism and U.S. military activity on the Middle East.
$23.95

The Arabs, A Short History

ARB63
Philip K. Hitti
Gateway Books
2006
273
0895267063
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An overview by the influential historian of the Arab world.
$16.99

A History of the Middle East

MDE84
Peter Mansfield, Nicolas Pelham
Penguin Putnam
2013
567
0143121901
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An incisive, illuminating guide to understanding this crucial and volatile nerve center of the modern world. It follows Middle Eastern history from the invasion of Napoleon to 2012.
$20.00

Ramses, The Son of Light

EGY130
Christian Jacq
Warner Books
1997
0446673560
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Volume one in the series of entertaining, popular novels about the Pharaoh Ramses, written by a French Egyptologist. The five-volume account of the life and adventures of the Pharaoh Ramses mixes history and speculation.
$22.99

Ramses, The Eternal Temple

EGY131
Christian Jacq
Warner Books
1998
368
0446673579
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Volume two in the series of entertaining, bestselling novels by French egyptologist Christian Jacq. The five-volume account of the life and adventures of the Pharaoh Ramses mix history and speculation.
$22.99

Ramses, The Battle of Kadesh

EGY132
Christian Jacq
Warner Books
1998
384
0446673587
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Volume three in the series of entertaining, bestselling novels by French egyptologist Christian Jacq. The five-volume account of the life and adventures of the Pharaoh Ramses mix history and speculation.
$22.99

Ramses, The Lady of Abu Simbel

EGY133
Christian Jacq
Warner Books
1998
384
0446673595
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Volume four in the series of entertaining, bestselling novels by French egyptologist Christian Jacq. The five-volume account of the life and adventures of the Pharaoh Ramses mix history and speculation.
$22.99

Ramses, Under the Western Acacia

EGY134
Christian Jacq
Warner Books
1999
368
0446673609
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The concluding novel in the five-volume series by French egyptologist Christian Jacq.
$21.99

Lonely Planet Egyptian Arabic Phrasebook

EGY138
Siona Jenkins
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
256
1741791332
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A convenient, palm-sized phrasebook and min-dictionary geared for travelers to Egypt.
$9.99

Alexandria Illustrated

EGY142
Michael Haag
American University in Cairo
2004
80
9774248341
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A warm, richly illustrated portrait of the city, featuring 125 color photographs of the people, monuments and attractions of Alexandria alongside Michael Haag's insightful commentary.
$22.95

Cavafy's Alexandria

EGY144
Edmund Keeley
Princeton University Press
1995
208
0691044988
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Keeley looks with depth and subtlety at the imagined Alexandria of the great Greek poet Cavafy, who was born and lived much of his life in the cosmopolitan city.
$46.00

The Pyramids: The Mystery, Culture and Science of Egypt's Great Monuments

EGY147
Miroslav Verner, Steven Rendall (Translator)
Grove Press
2002
512
0802139353
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An authoritative, chronological history of the construction and significance of Egypt's pyramids, geared for the general public and with a focus on recent archaeology.
$17.95

Tutankhamun: The Untold Story

EGY149
Thomas Hoving
Rowman & Littlefield
2002
384
0815411863
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A look at Howard Carter's famous discovery and excavation of King Tut's tomb by the former director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
$18.95

The Mysterious Death of Tutankhamun

EGY150
Paul Doherty
Carroll & Graff
2003
260
0786712457
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
In this well-told, illustrated murder mystery, Doherty considers "Why did King Tut die at 18?" Interestingly, he rejects intrigue or foul play and postulates a degenerative disease as the culprit.
$14.00

Cairo, A Cultural History

EGY151
Andrew Beattie
Oxford University Press
2007
234
0195178920
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A refined exploration of Egypt's metropolis, covering the cultural influences of the ancient pharaohs, the Romans, the Coptic church, British colonization and Islamic rule.
$31.95

No god but God

ISL50
Reza Aslan
Random House
2011
310
0812982444
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A scholar of religion, Aslan looks back to Muhammad in Mecca and the original vision of Islam in this engaging report on the meaning and message of Islam in the 21st century.
$17.00

Life of the Ancient Egyptians

EGY152
Eugene Strouhal
University of Oklahoma Press
1992
279
080612475X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated account of day to day life in Ancient Egypt. Featuring 219 color plates, it covers art, agriculture, diet, recreation, religion, medicine and many other subjects.
$24.95

The Literature of Ancient Egypt: An Anthology of Stories, Instructions, Stelae, Autobiographies, and Poetry

EGY153
William Kelly Simpson
Yale University Press
2003
624
0300099207
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A collection of translated texts from Ancient Egypt, updated in 2003 with 25 new selections.
$32.00

The Myth of the Goddess, Evolution of an Image

REL10
Anne Baring, Jules Cashford, Laurens van der Post
Penguin Putnam
1993
782
0140192921
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A study of the role of goddesses in world mythology and their changing meanings in society.
$28.00

Pimsleur Quick & Simple Arabic (Eastern)

ARB69
Pimsleur Language Method
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2005
0743529421
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
An audio CD with eight 30-minute lessons in basic Eastern Arabic, covering elementary vocabulary and phrases used in travel and everyday situations.
$19.95

Pimsleur Quick & Simple Arabic (Egyptian)

EGY157
Pimsleur Language Method
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2005
0743508165
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
An audio CD with eight 30-minute lessons in basic Egyptian Arabic, covering elementary vocabulary and phrases used in travel and everyday situations.
$19.95

Arabic, a Language Map

ARB70
Kristine K. Kershul
Bilingual Books
2012
0944502180
PLASTIC CARD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This durable, foldout card gives easy phonetic pronunciation for several hundred of commonly needed words and phrases.
$9.95

A Woman of Egypt

EGY159
Jehan Sadat
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2002
480
0743237080
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The widow of Anwar Sadat reviews her life, from her middle-class childhood in Cairo to her experiences after the assassination of her husband.
$30.95

The Western Desert of Egypt

EGY166
Cassandra Vivian
American University in Cairo
2008
459
9774160908
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive guide to the little-traveled regions of Western Egypt includes the Bahariya Oasis, site of the recently discovered Valley of the Golden Mummies.
$29.95

The Atlas of Ancient Egypt

EGY167
Delia Pemberton
Harry N. Abrams
2005
96
0810957965
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A strikingly clear and concise introduction to Egypt, its cultures, history, geography and archaeology, featuring color photographs, maps and drawings from the the British Museum.
$19.95

An Imperfect Lens, a Novel

EGY169
Anne Roiphe
Crown
2006
1400082110
PAPER
Literature
3/14/2006
0
0
0
0
This historical novel -- a science thriller, romance and travelogue -- takes off from actual events: a cholera epidemic in Alexandria in 1883.
$25.00

Walking the Bible, A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses

MDE99
Bruce S. Feiler
HarperCollins
2005
0060872683
AUDIO CD
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An illuminating account of a 10,000-mile odyssey with Israeli archaeologist Avner Goren across the Middle East. It's part travelogue, part pilgrimage, and part quest for religious meaning.
$14.99

Egypt of the Pharaohs, An Introduction

EGY170
Alan Gardiner
Oxford University Press
1966
466
0195002679
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An authoritative general history of Egypt from the earliest settlement through the conquest by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C.
$34.99

Democracy and Terrorism, Volume I: The Roots of Terrorism

GEN361
Louise Richardson
Routledge
2006
192
041595438X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This in-depth study takes in psychological and political factors to provide an analysis of terrorism and it origins.
$53.95

Mountains of the Pharaohs, A History of the Pyramids of Egypt

EGY173
Zahi A. Hawass
Doubleday
2006
256
0385503059
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
An overview of ancient Egypt by a leading archaeologist. Hawass is Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities and Director of the Giza Pyramids Excavation.
$24.95

Egypt Adventure Map

EGY174
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2011
2
1566955297
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided folded map of Egypt by the National Geographic Society and World Mapping Project at a scale of 1:1,250,000.
$11.95

Muhammad, A Prophet for Our Time

ISL60
Karen Armstrong
HarperCollins
2007
240
0061155772
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
Armstrong looks at the significance of Mohammed's life and teachings.
$15.99

The Ancient Economy, Evidence and Models

EGY176
Joseph G. Manning (Editor), Ian Morris (Editor)
Stanford University Press
2007
285
0804757550
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
An investigation of the similarities and differences between economies of the ancient Mediterranean.
$63.00

Land and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt, The Structure of Land Tenure

EGY177
Joseph G. Manning
Cambridge University Press
2003
360
0521819245
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Manning offers a framework for understanding the structure of the Ptolemaic state and economy and the dynamics between central and local power in Egypt.
$144.99

Cairo, The Practical Guide

EGY178
Claire E. Francy, Lesley Lababidi
American University in Cairo
2012
256
9774164679
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
The 17th edition of this in-depth traveler's companion, published by the American University in Cairo Press, includes an indispensable overview of the city with chapters on getting around, money, health, sightseeing, manners, morals and customs, leisure, nightlife and living in Cairo.
$19.95

The Middle Sea

MED98
John Julius Norwich
Vintage Books
2007
720
1400034280
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A marvelous writer who has already written on Byzantium, Venice and the Sahara, Norwich spins his magic in this story of culture, trade and politics, royalty and rulers, wars and religion in the Mediterranean.
$21.00

Egypt, How a Lost Civilization Was Rediscovered

EGY181
Joyce A. Tyldesley
University of California Press
2006
256
0520250206
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A history of archaeological exploration and discovery, featuring tombs, monuments and artifacts.
$36.95

Death Comes as the End

EGY184
Agatha Christie
HarperCollins
2012
267
0312981619
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
The only one of Christie's murder mysteries set in the ancient past, in 2000 BC, and based on an actual ancient Egyptian family archive.
$13.99

From Slave to Pharaoh, The Black Experience of Ancient Egypt

EGY188
Donald B. Redford
Johns Hopkins University Press
2006
232
0801885442
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In a lively and engaging style, Redford examines the once powerful Nubian kingdom of southern Egypt and the Sudan and the racial and cultural tensions with the ancent Egyptians.
$30.00

Land of Enchanters: Egyptian Short Stories from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

EGY189
Stanley Burstein (Editor), Bernard Lewis (Editor)
Markus Wiener
2001
183
1558762671
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Spanning 4000 years of Egyptian history -- the Middle Kingdom through the Greco-Roman and Christian eras and up to the present day -- this anthology reveals a national history varied in its events, yet unified by a continuity of themes and spirit.
$18.95

Guide to the Giza Plateau and Some Mysteries of Original Egyptian Culture

EGY193
Sun Ship
MapLink
1997
1
0783423594
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A beautiful full-color archeological site plan of the famous pyramids at Giza, featuring insets with photographs and line drawings and information on artifacts, methods of construction, and dynasties.
$18.95

Three Novels of Ancient Egypt Khufu's Wisdom, Rhadopis of Nubia, Thebes at War

EGY198
Naguib Mahfouz
Everyman's Library
2007
648
0307266249
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of three novels by Nobel laureate Mahfouz (Cairo Triology) set against the backdrop of ancient Egypt.
$26.95

Hidden Treasures of Ancient Egypt, Unearthing the Masterpieces of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

EGY201
Zahi Hawass
National Geographic
2004
0792263197
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
This a well-photographed history of the Cairo Museum and of archaeology in Egypt, published in conjunction with a new permanent exhibit, features 120 color photographs and incisive text by the head of Egypt's antiquities council.
$35.00

Imagining Egypt, A Living Portrait of the Time of the Pharaohs

EGY202
Mark Millmore
Workman Publishing Company
2007
192
1579125476
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Millmore animates the history, culture and daily life of the people of ancient Egypt in this lively illustrated overview. The book is filled with original drawings and diagrams, color photographs, essays and stunning 3-D computer renderings.
$24.95

Cairo Illustrated

EGY203
Michael Haag
American University in Cairo
2006
96
9774249356
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A warm, richly illustrated portrait of the city, featuring 125 color photographs of the people, monuments and attractions of Cairo alongside Michael Haag's insightful commentary.
$22.95

Religion in Ancient Egypt, Gods, Myths, and Personal Practice

EGY204
John Baines
Cornell University Press
1991
217
0801497868
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A scholarly overview of the religious beliefs and practices of the ancient Egyptians.
$23.95

I Know Many Songs, but I Cannot Sing

EGY205
Brian Kiteley
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2002
192
0743237595
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in Cairo during Ramadan, this strange, dreamy novel tells of an American expatriate and an Armenian-born theater critic exploring the cultural and political complexities of modern Egypt.
$14.95

Warlock

EGY206
Wilbur A. Smith
St. Martin's Press
2008
735
031294599X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An epic novel about war and royality in ancient Egypt from master storyteller Smith.
$9.99

The Quest

EGY211
Wilbur A. Smith
St. Martin's Press
2007
504
0312947496
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The gripping sequel to Warlock (EGY206), set in ancient Egypt, is a tale of adventure and magic. When the Nile dries up, the wise magus Taita must journey towards its source--in the unexplored depths of Africa.
$9.99

Cairo, City of Sand

EGY214
Maria Golia
Reaktion Books
2004
232
1861891873
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Golia brings insight, perspective and soul to this scholary portrait of Cairo.
$27.00

The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt

EGY219
Richard H. Wilkinson
Thames & Hudson
2017
256
0500284245
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An authoritative, illustrated guide to the deities that lay at the heart of Egyptian religion and society.
$26.95

Travels in the East

ASA63
Donald Richie, Stephen Mansfield (Introduction)
Stone Bridge
2007
180
1933330619
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The unmatchable, exuberant Richie (who winningly writes "New countries are like new clothes") muses on Egypt, India, Bhutan, Mongolia, China, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Borneo, Thailand, Yap, Korea, and Japan in this kaleidoscope of travel essays.
$14.95

Midaq Alley

EGY220
Naguib Mahfouz
Doubleday
1995
304
0385264763
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Nobel laureate Mahfouz, author of The Cairo Trilogy, depicts the lives of residents of a bustling, impoverished Cairo neighborhood in this absorbing early novel, first published in the 1940s.
$16.95

Ancient Egypt, A Very Short Introduction

EGY223
Ian Shaw
Oxford University Press
2004
208
0192854194
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Shaw touches on history, myth, archaeology and the enduring allure of Egypt in this impressively wide-ranging shirt pocket guide.
$11.95

Islam Without Fear, Egypt and the New Islamists

EGY228
Raymond William Baker
Harvard University Press
2006
320
0674019792
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
Baker intertwines rich narrative observation with his provocative and groundbreaking study of the New Islamists in Egyptian politics and society.
$31.50

Modern Egypt, The Formation of a Nation-State

EGY226
Arthur, Jr. Goldschmidt
Perseus
2004
256
0813338867
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This concise, scholarly overview covers politics, social history, economics, military history and religion.
$42.00

A Brief History of Egypt

EGY233
Arthur, Jr. Goldschmidt
Penn State University Press
2007
294
0816073333
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This book is a reliable introduction to the rich and fascinating history of Egypt and provides a solid background to this country.
$19.95

Early Christian Lives

REL49
Carolinne White (Editor)
Penguin
1998
288
0140435263
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These pioneering Lives are central sources for Christian monastic figures from St Antony, who died in 356, to St Benedict (c. 480-547).
$17.00

Coptic Monasteries, Egypt's Monastic Art and Architecture

EGY235
Gabra Gowdat
American University in Cairo
2002
142
9774246918
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Former director of the Coptic Museum in Cairo, Gabra introduces the monateries of Wadi al-Natrun, al-Faiyum, Sohag and Aswan, including the remarkable monasteries of St. Antony and St. Paul in the Eastern Desert. With site plans, black-and-white plates and a 16-page section of color photographs.
$29.95

Egypt Pocket Guide the Oases

EGY236
Alberto Siliotti
American University in Cairo
2008
48
9774249844
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A pocket guide to the oases of Ancient Egypt, including Bahariya and Dakhla, with more than 170 photographs, maps and drawings.
$9.95

Traveling Through Egypt, From 450 B.C. to the Twentieth Century

EGY237
Sahar Abdel-Hakim, Deborah Manley (Editor)
American University in Cairo
2008
255
9774161696
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
From Herodotus to Napoleon, Flaubert to Twain, Egypt has long enchanted travelers, as shown by this choice anthology of excerpts from centuries of travelogues, histories and memoirs.
$24.95

The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt

EGY238
Richard Wilkinson
Thames & Hudson
2017
256
0500283966
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This superbly illustrated survey covers Egyptian temple life from construction of the monuments to society, religious rites, festivals and discovery.
$26.95

For Kids

Ancient Egypt Design Coloring Book

EGY59
Ed Sibbet
Dover Publications
1981
48
048623746X
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
39 Authentic pictures of sights from ancient Egyptian sights are presented in this coloring book for young children.
$4.99

The Egyptology Handbook, A Course in the Wonders of Egypt

EGY161
Dugald Steer
2005
80
0763629324
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Like Steer's clever Egyptology, this companion book features foldout panels and facts, hundreds of illustrations, maps, activities and good information on life and culture in ancient Egypt.
$12.99

Voices of Ancient Egypt

EGY116
Kay Winters, Barry Moser (Illustrator)
2009
0792275608
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Accompanied by Barry Moser's illustrations, members of an Egyptian village introduce themselves in free-verse poems in this lively introduction to Egypt for grades 3-6.
$6.95

Egyptology, Search for the Tomb of Osiris

EGY139
Emily Sands, Dugald Steer
2004
32
0763626384
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A fun-filled scrapbook of Egyptian archaeology for young and middle readers. This oversized book is the fictional lost journal of a 1920s amateur Egyptologist and includes photographs, a game of Egyptian checkers, ticket stubs and more.
$24.99

Eyewitness: Ancient Egypt

EGY56
George Hart
DK Publishing
2014
72
1465420908
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Jam-packed with photographs and facts covering everything from religion and art to daily life, this is a terrific introduction for ages 9-12 that the whole family will enjoy.
$19.99

Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself

EGY191
Carmella Van Vleet
Independent Publishers Group
2006
144
0977129454
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Thirty fun, Egypt-themed crafts projects, related to topics like mummies, the Pyramids, farming and hieroglyphs.
$15.95

Inside the Tomb of Tutankhamun

EGY197
Jacqueline Morley, John James (Illustrator)
Enchanted Lion Books
2005
48
159270042X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Morley shows the boy pharaoh and his world in this engaging, superbly illustrated portrait of ancient Egypt for ages eight and up.
$19.95

The Egypt Game

EGY91
Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Atheneum
2009
215
1416990518
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Strange things happen when two amateur Egyptologists (and reluctant middle-school students) transform an abandoned shed in Southern California into a simulacrum of Ancient Egypt.
$8.99

The Great Pyramid

EGY194
Elizabeth Mann
Mikaya Press
2006
48
1931414114
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An enthusiastic boy leaves home to help with the construction of the Great Pyramid. Full-page paintings and color photographs of artifacts bring the scale and history of the monument to life.
$12.95

Falcon of Abydos, Oracle of the Nile

EGY179
Richard Trout
Pelican Publishing Company
2005
265
1589803272
HARD COVER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This time the family is in Egypt where the kids dig up sinister plans in the Sahara sands in this third novel in the action-packed, fact-filled, techno-thriller MacGregor Family Adventure Series.
$16.99

Mara, Daughter of the Nile

EGY92
Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Penguin Putnam
1953
279
0140319298
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This classic young-adult story of love and espionage during the reign of Hatshepsut is irresistible. Eloise Jarvis McGraw brings the palace at Thebes brilliantly to life.
$6.99

Pharaoh's Daughter, A Novel of Ancient Egypt

EGY216
Julius Lester
HarperCollins
2009
182
0152066624
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A young girl in ancient Egypt adored her baby brother Mosis. She would do anything for their happiness -- even shunning their birth parents. Mosis, however, won't be happy until he sees that justice has been served to his own people. This variation of the story of Moses offers readers some new twists
$6.99

The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone, A Key to Ancient Egypt

EGY69
James Cross Giblin
HarperCollins
1993
96
0064461378
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This engrossing history of the Rosetta Stone traces its discovery and its use as a deciphering tool. For young adults.
$7.99

For Kids

Eyewitness: Ancient Egypt

EGY56
George Hart
DK Publishing
2014
72
1465420908
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Jam-packed with photographs and facts covering everything from religion and art to daily life, this is a terrific introduction for ages 9-12 that the whole family will enjoy.
$19.99

Ancient Egypt Design Coloring Book

EGY59
Ed Sibbet
Dover Publications
1981
48
048623746X
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
39 Authentic pictures of sights from ancient Egyptian sights are presented in this coloring book for young children.
$4.99

The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone, A Key to Ancient Egypt

EGY69
James Cross Giblin
HarperCollins
1993
96
0064461378
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This engrossing history of the Rosetta Stone traces its discovery and its use as a deciphering tool. For young adults.
$7.99

The Egypt Game

EGY91
Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Atheneum
2009
215
1416990518
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Strange things happen when two amateur Egyptologists (and reluctant middle-school students) transform an abandoned shed in Southern California into a simulacrum of Ancient Egypt.
$8.99

Mara, Daughter of the Nile

EGY92
Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Penguin Putnam
1953
279
0140319298
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This classic young-adult story of love and espionage during the reign of Hatshepsut is irresistible. Eloise Jarvis McGraw brings the palace at Thebes brilliantly to life.
$6.99

Voices of Ancient Egypt

EGY116
Kay Winters, Barry Moser (Illustrator)
2009
0792275608
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Accompanied by Barry Moser's illustrations, members of an Egyptian village introduce themselves in free-verse poems in this lively introduction to Egypt for grades 3-6.
$6.95

Egyptology, Search for the Tomb of Osiris

EGY139
Emily Sands, Dugald Steer
2004
32
0763626384
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A fun-filled scrapbook of Egyptian archaeology for young and middle readers. This oversized book is the fictional lost journal of a 1920s amateur Egyptologist and includes photographs, a game of Egyptian checkers, ticket stubs and more.
$24.99

The Egyptology Handbook, A Course in the Wonders of Egypt

EGY161
Dugald Steer
2005
80
0763629324
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Like Steer's clever Egyptology, this companion book features foldout panels and facts, hundreds of illustrations, maps, activities and good information on life and culture in ancient Egypt.
$12.99

Falcon of Abydos, Oracle of the Nile

EGY179
Richard Trout
Pelican Publishing Company
2005
265
1589803272
HARD COVER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This time the family is in Egypt where the kids dig up sinister plans in the Sahara sands in this third novel in the action-packed, fact-filled, techno-thriller MacGregor Family Adventure Series.
$16.99

Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself

EGY191
Carmella Van Vleet
Independent Publishers Group
2006
144
0977129454
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Thirty fun, Egypt-themed crafts projects, related to topics like mummies, the Pyramids, farming and hieroglyphs.
$15.95

The Great Pyramid

EGY194
Elizabeth Mann
Mikaya Press
2006
48
1931414114
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An enthusiastic boy leaves home to help with the construction of the Great Pyramid. Full-page paintings and color photographs of artifacts bring the scale and history of the monument to life.
$12.95

Inside the Tomb of Tutankhamun

EGY197
Jacqueline Morley, John James (Illustrator)
Enchanted Lion Books
2005
48
159270042X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Morley shows the boy pharaoh and his world in this engaging, superbly illustrated portrait of ancient Egypt for ages eight and up.
$19.95

Pharaoh's Daughter, A Novel of Ancient Egypt

EGY216
Julius Lester
HarperCollins
2009
182
0152066624
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A young girl in ancient Egypt adored her baby brother Mosis. She would do anything for their happiness -- even shunning their birth parents. Mosis, however, won't be happy until he sees that justice has been served to his own people. This variation of the story of Moses offers readers some new twists
$6.99

Worth Looking For

Ancient Egypt

EGY200
Charles Freeman
Andomeda International
2005
224
1904594700
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
The land, society and culture of ancient Egypt come to life in hundreds of drawings, maps, photographs and accompanying essays in this oversized, beautifully illustrated primer.
$30.00