Skip to content

Baghdad The City of Peace

Baghdad The City of Peace

Click for full-size.

Baghdad The City of Peace

by Richard Coke

  • Used
  • Very Good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Very Good
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
BATH, Somerset, United Kingdom
Item Price
$110.46
Or just $99.41 with a
Bibliophiles Club Membership
$15.35 Shipping to USA
Standard delivery: 2 to 4 days

More Shipping Options

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • PayPal

About This Item

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

Reviews

(Log in or Create an Account first!)

You’re rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

Bookseller
Rooke Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
900F51
Title
Baghdad The City of Peace
Author
Richard Coke
Illustrator
Not Stated
Format/Binding
Cloth
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Thornton Butterworth
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1927
Size
9" by 6.5"
Keywords
Baghdad City of Peace richard coke rentokil City of Peace

Terms of Sale

Rooke Books

Books are sent on approval and may be returned in like condition for any reason within 14 days of receipt. Responsibility of return to be with the purchaser.

About the Seller

Rooke Books

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio member since 2007
BATH, Somerset

About Rooke Books

Welcome to Rooke Books Antiquarian Bookseller
We are a small team dedicated to bringing you very scarce books at reasonable prices. We specialise in rare and hard to come by works on all subjects over the last 500 years, together with modern first editions and decorative sets and bindings. Our library has something for every interest and specialism. We deliver worldwide using a fully tracked and insured courier delivery service.
Where are We?
Based in the literary city of Bath, our offices are housed in the Eastern Dispensary. Built in 1845, the building originally existed as a charitable institution providing medical care. The building now houses our collection of over twenty thousand books and has five full time members of staff.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...

Frequently asked questions

This Book’s Categories

tracking-