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Baghdad The City of Peace

Baghdad The City of Peace

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Baghdad The City of Peace

by Richard Coke

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London: Thornton Butterworth, 1927 . First edition. Cloth. Very Good. 9" by 6.5". Not Stated. The very scarce first edition of this guide to 1920s Baghdad. The very scarce first edition of this work.Illustrated with a frontispiece and twelve plates. Collated, complete.Author Richard Coke describes the history of the capital of Iraq, tracing its development from its foundation, through to the Mongol flood, first and second Turkish period, and twentieth century.Loosely inserted is a contemporary advertisement to Rentokil, 'products for the House Proud wife'.From the library of Joseph Herbert Thorniley, former editor of "The Pioneer" Allahabad. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Bumping to spine head, with significant fading to back strip. Boards exceptionally bright. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright, and generally clean, with the odd spot. Very Good


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Baghdad The City of Peace
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9" by 6.5"
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