Recently announced on the Peshitta list:
P.S.F. van Keulen, W. Th. van Peursen, eds, Corpus Linguistics and Textual History: A Computer-Assisted Interdisciplinary Approach to the Peshitta (VanGorcum, 2006), pp. 380. ISBN 90 232 4194 0. € 109,00. Further details here.
It seems that a substantial amount of this book is dedicated to various examinations of the Peshitta of 1 Kings 2:1-9.