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The History of Persia from the Most Early Period to the Present Time: Containing an Account of the Religion, Government, Usages and Character of the Inhabitants of That Kingdom, in Two Volumes. Vol.I. by Col.Sir John Malcolm - First Edition - 1815 - from Washburn Books and Biblio.com

The History of Persia from the Most Early Period to the Present Time: Containing an Account of the Religion, Government, Usages and Character of the Inhabitants of That Kingdom, in Two Volumes. Vol.I.

by Col.Sir John Malcolm

Condition: Fair/No Jacket


London: John Murray, 1815. Full calf binding with gilt double lined border to top board, 5 raised bands to spine with gilt design and lettering. Page edges marbled. Ex Libris label to pastedown named R L L Lloyd. 644pp illustrated with black and white engravings. Map missing to frontis. Plate opp. p.423 detached. Yapped edges frayed. Boards stained. Weighs over 5kgs, so extra postage required.. First Edition. Full-Leather. Fair/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
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  • Bookseller: Washburn Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 009611
  • Title: The History of Persia from the Most Early Period to the Present Time: Containing an Account of the Religion, Government, Usages and Character of the Inhabitants of That Kingdom, in Two Volumes. Vol.I.
  • Author: Col.Sir John Malcolm
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Murray
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1815
  • Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

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