Persia. History of the Sassanian Empire, A fine copy.


Rawlinson, George, Camden Professor of Ancient History in the University of Oxford: The Seventh Great Oriental Monarchy or the Geography, History, and Antiquities of the Sassanian or New Persian Empire. Longmans, Green and Co. [London 1876 1st edition 8vo.

Coloured frontispiece, folding map and 18 other plates [all as called for], numerous smaller woodcuts in the text, xxi, 691pp, Contemporary blue cloth gilt with red title labels, top edges gilt, very sound, clean tight text block with no markings, armorial bookplate to front pastedown Alfred Henry Mulliken [1853-1931 an American art collector of Chicago and Connecticut] small area of tape repair to the marbled paper on that page. A rather finely bound copy.


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