LOFFREDA, S: Recovering Capharnaum (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Guide: 1)

Recovering Capharnaum (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Guide: 1), book coverLoffreda, Stanislao. Recovering Capharnaum (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Guide: 1). Jerusalem: Franciscan Printing Press, 2001. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26046) $12.00

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Beautifully illustrated with plans, photographs and objects. Bibliography.

Capernaum was a fishing village in the time of the Hasmoneans. Located on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. It had a population of about 1,500. Archaeological excavations have revealed two ancient synagogues built one over the other. A church near Capernaum is said to be the home of Saint Peter. 86p.

Second edition, reprinted 2001. Original edition dated 1993.

HATOUM, M: Mona Hatoum. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art Exhibition, 1997

Morgan, Jessica; Cameron, Dan; Hatoum, Mona. Mona Hatoum. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1997. ISBN: 0933856474. Unmarked. Some rubbing and edge wear. Good. Paperback. (#26035) $20.00

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Nicely illustrated in B/W and color. 66p. Catalog for exhibitions at the Chicago and New York City Museums of Contemporary Art in 1997-1998. Essays by Jessica Morgan and Dan Cameron. Artist biography. Checklist for the exhibition.

Born in 1952, Mona Hatoum is a video artist and installation artist of Palestinian origin, who lives in London. Measures 8.25×10 inches.

ANDERSON, S: Fractured Lands

Fractured Lands, book coverAnderson, Scott. Fractured Lands. New York Times, 2016. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Like New in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26030) $18.00

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Photography by Paolo Pellegrin. Tells the catastrophic story of how the Arab world has descended into chaos since the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Includes personal stories and haunting black and white photographs. 104p. Measures 9.5×11 inches.

TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART: Later Egyptian Art at Toledo (The Art of Egypt: Part 2)

Wittmann, Otto; Luckner, Kurt T. Later Egyptian Art at Toledo (The Art of Egypt: Part 2). The Toledo Museum of Art Museum Notes, 1972. Unmarked. Rubbing on cover. A few small dot labels in book. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26018) $16.00

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Exhibition catalog. 22 B/W reproductions. Map. 24p.

HUMPHREYS, RS: Between Memory and Desire: The Middle East in a Troubled Age

Humphreys, R. Stephen. Between Memory and Desire: The Middle East in a Troubled Age. University of California Press, 1999. ISBN: 0520214110. Unmarked text. Map. Notes. Bibliographic Note. Index. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25809) $12.00

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Ten interlocking essays that examine the complexities of the Middle East and the relationship between secular and religious politics in the Middle East. Topics include Islam and Human Rights, Pan-Arabism, Imperialism, Islam as a Political system and more.

JOURNAL OF NEAR EASTERN STUDIES: Vol 46, April 1987, No. 2

JOURNAL OF NEAR EASTERN STUDIES: Vol 46, April 1987, No. 2, book coverBiggs, Robert D. (editor). Journal of Near Eastern Studies (Vol 46, April 1987, No. 2). University of Chicago Press, 1987. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25801) $15.00

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Articles: “The Rise of Timarid Historiography” by John E. Woods, “Median Art and Medizing Scholarship” by Oscar White Muscarella, “The Day the Inundation Began” by Jac J. Janssen. Book Reviews. pp81-160.

MUNRO, E: On Glory Roads: A Pilgrim’s Book About Pilgrimage by Eleanor Munro

Munro, Eleanor. On Glory Roads: A Pilgrim’s Book About Pilgrimage. Thames and Hudson, 1988. ISBN: 0500275009. Unmarked. Bumped corer. Good. Paperback. (#25691) $12.00

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A meditation on the nature of religious pilgrimage by an art historian who travelled to the locations discussed. 297p. Index. References.