hardcover. 2 volumes. With many b/w illustrations throughout. Tall thick 8vos, burgundy cloth, chipped d.w. New York: Harper & Brothers, (1950). Previous owner's signature on front endpapers, otherwise a near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. I: Empires and City-States of Ancient Orient & Greece before 334 B.C. II: The World Empires - Alexander and the Romans After 334 B.C.