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THE FIVE GREAT MONARCHIES OF THE ANCIENT WORLD (1871) by George Rawlinson (3 Volumes)

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THE FIVE GREAT MONARCHIES OF THE ANCIENT WORLD (1871) by George Rawlinson (3 Volumes)

395.00

RAWLINSON, George.

The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient World; or, The History, Geography, and Antiquities of Chaldaea, Assyria, Bablyon, Media, and Persia Collected and Illustrated from Ancient and Modern Sources

London: John Murray, 1871. Second Edition. Three Volumes. Hardcover. Large octavo. All volumes bound by Baytum in 3/4 leather over marbled boards. Six compartments and five raised bands to spine. Gilt titles to spine. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. xxi + 590, vii + 580, viii + 567pp. Over 650 black and white illustrations throughout. Four large foldout maps.

Binder’s error at the end of volume two. The map of Media is not present. In its place is a map of modern Persia which is also bound in at the end of volume 3. Very light edge wear. Bindings strong and secure, one page has a small, match head sized hole with a small mark near it (text still readable, facing image has a small mark to image (see photo). A very well preserved set. Very good to near fine.

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A very detailed historical account of the land, manners and customs, religion, antiquities, sciences, arts, and much more, of Mesopotamia and Persia. The amount of information included is staggering. An excellent resource.