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G. Maspero, The Passing of Empires, 850BC - 330BC, 1900

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G. Maspero, The Passing of Empires, 850BC - 330BC, 1900.


With maps and three coloured plates and numerous illustrations.

By Professor G. Maspero, edited by A H Sayce, translated by M L McClure.

Published by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London, 1900. 1st edition.

Very good condition overall. Text pages nice and clean. Original blue cloth covers with elaborate gilt motif to front and gilt lettering to spine. minor bumping to corners and a few small cloth losses at base of front cover (see photo). A water stain mark is at the top of the frontispiece (see photo). Otherwise a very good copy indeed.

xii + 824pp.

Interesting subject matter - Assyria, Syria, Chaldean Empire, Egypt and wonderfully illustrated throughout.

Approximately 28cm high x 19cm wide x 5.5cm deep.
A heavyweight book, weighing approx 2.6kg unpacked.