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8vo. xiii, , 458,  pp. Color lithographic frontispiece ("Ruins of Great Palace at Hatra," in the ancient Persian province of Khvarvaran), 2 large folding maps (showing much of north-eastern Persia and all neighboring lands; other is the Parthian Empire), numerous figs. (ancient coins, etc.), index; partly unopened. Original brown gilt-stamped cloth, t.e.g. A near fine copy with no markings anywhere and the original endleaves unblemished. First issued in 1872, this is possibly a first American edition. Rawlinson, a historian and Christian theologian, also wrote about Egypt, Herodotus, Sassanians, Babylon and Phoenicia. First Edition.
Title: The Sixth Great Oriental Monarchy; or the geography, history, and antiquities of Parthia. Collected and illustrated from ancient and modern sources.
Categories: Ancient Middle East,
Publisher: New York:, Dodd, Mead & Co., [n.d.].:
lbs: 2.00 lbs
Seller ID: LV1880
Keywords: Ancient Middle East