Cosimo offers a wide array of rare and hard-to-find classic books about and from the Middle East. Our collection covers books form the ancient Near East and Egypt, biographies, historic books, and literature. These are an ideal source in helping to understand more about the history, philosophy, and background of this region, which is often described as the cradle of civilization and which is now in the midst of historic upheaval.
These books are excellent for students, academics, journalists, or anyone interested in learning more about the Middle East. Cosimo's collection includes inspirational titles such as A Literary History of the Arabs by R.A. Nicholson, Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petraea, and the Holy Land by John Lloyd Stephens, The Afghan Wars 1839-42 and 1878-80 by Archibald Forbes, and The Alchemy of Happiness by Al-Ghazzali.
Let Cosimo be your link to this high-quality selection of Middle East books. For specific categories and descriptions, browse the menu to the left. Many top titles are listed below.