The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World; or, the History, Geography and Antiquities of Chaldæa, Assyria, Babylon, Media and Persia...in three volumes with maps and illustrations. George RAWLINSON.
The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World; or, the History, Geography and Antiquities of Chaldæa, Assyria, Babylon, Media and Persia...in three volumes with maps and illustrations
The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World; or, the History, Geography and Antiquities of Chaldæa, Assyria, Babylon, Media and Persia...in three volumes with maps and illustrations
The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World; or, the History, Geography and Antiquities of Chaldæa, Assyria, Babylon, Media and Persia...in three volumes with maps and illustrations

The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World; or, the History, Geography and Antiquities of Chaldæa, Assyria, Babylon, Media and Persia...in three volumes with maps and illustrations

London: John Murray, 1879. Fourth Edition. Calf. Three volumes : octavo : pp. [2] xxi (1) 590 [2], 439 illustrations; [2] folding map, x (misbound with ix & x before vi - viii) 589, folding map [2], 86 illustrations; [2] folding map, viii, 567, folding map [2],132 illustrations : marbled eps : a.e.g. : polished calf boards with bevelled edges, double border and armorial crest in gilt : gilt dentelles; sympathetically rebacked in calf with red leather title panels and volume panels : binder's stamp on the verso of the f.f.e.p.s.

The boards are marked and edges of the boards are age toned; corners are tender; foxing to first and last gatherings, otherwise clean throughout. Very good. Item #2405

The armorial crest on the bindings is of the Harpur Crewes family of Calke Abbey, Derbyshire. The books were bound by Bemrose of Derby and recently rebacked by Karen McGuire of Toowoomba.

Price: $500.00

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