New York: Dodd Mead, 1873. hardcover. 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 (+). very good(+).
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.