The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World; or, the History, Geography, and Antiquities of Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylon, Media, and Persia. [together with] The Sixth Great Oriental Monarchy; or the Geography, History, & Antiquities of Parthia.
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Dodd Mead
Date Published: 1873
Description: 4 volumes. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of images and maps, some folding, some in color. 8vo, bound in 3/4 green morocco (lightly rubbed), ornately gilt spines, marbled boards, t.e.g. London: John Murray, 1873. Third Edition. Very good (+).
Comments: The Seventh Great Monarchy [vol. 5 - is two volumes bound in one]. Comprehensive history, both scholarly and lively, which covers the history, geography and antiquities of Chaldea, Assyria, Babylon, Media and Persia, with the final two vols. on Parthia, and the Sassanian or New Persian Empire.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 245747