Empires of the Ancient Near East: COOK, J.M., GARDINER, Alan, GURNEY, O.M., and SAGGS, H.W.F.

Empires of the Ancient Near East


Published by The Folio Society, London, 1999
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Complete 4-volume set. Small 4to. Various color cloths (Cook blue, Gardiner burgundy, Gurney brown, Saggs green) with gilt lettering and extensive gilt decorations and pictorial stamping on front boards, slipcase of brown paper over boards with gilt lettering. xxii, 374pp; xxiv, 479pp; xiv, 240pp; xxxvi, 444pp. Illustrations (many color), maps, map endpapers. Near fine/near fine. Bright and lovely, tight and handsome quartette of this title theme, titled individually: Cook, "The Persians" (first published 1983); Gardiner, "The Egyptians: An Introduction" (first published 1961); Gurney, "The Hittites" (first published 1952); Saggs, "The Babylonians: A Survey of the Ancient Civilisation of the Tigris-Euphrates Valley" (first published 1962). Bookseller Inventory # 41038

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Title: Empires of the Ancient Near East

Publisher: The Folio Society, London

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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