About Nineveh & Tyre
Empires rise, flourish, falter, decay, and die. As Kipling, peerless bard of the British Empire, predicted at the zenith of Queen Victoria's reign: “Lo, all our pomp of yesterday is one with Nineveh and Tyre”. Thence our name. We focus on books that speak to the experience of Empire, whether through history, biography, politics, philosophy or fiction. We specialize in works representing the British Empire of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. However, our interest and inventory also features a wider variety of works that speak to the precocious nature of civilization. We are collectors as well as dealers. We take pride in helping fill the spaces on your shelves. Any books purchased from us will be accurately represented and securely packed for safe shipping. We welcome hearing from buyers and non-buyers alike, and are happy to answer your questions as best we can.
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