Preface dated September 10, 1928. Printed and presumed bound at the Scribner Press. 9.25 x 6.5 inches. Rust-orange buckram binding, with gorgeous and elaborate design in gilt and aquamarine to the front board and to the spine, and also with crisp rust-orange lettering to the front board and to the spine. Very gently bumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Heavy-duty boards, exceptionally clean. Hinges strong; text block firmly bound in. Top edge gilt. Handsome colored map pastedowns and opposite FEPs depicting Ancient Persia. With color frontispiece with intact tissue guard, xv and 393 numbered pages, 63 illustrations, and five text cuts and maps. Slight age toning/spotting to the tissue guard and to the opposite frontispiece in the margins, quite minor. Else we can find no foxing, tears, writing or other evident demerits. An exceptionally clean and rather tight copy. Very gently read, if read at all. No remainder marks. Overall a handsome book, impressive for its age. No dust jacket is present. A Near Fine copy. Roberts was a professor of Hebrew and Old Testament Exegesis at Drew University and a professor of Ancient Oriental Literature at Princeton University. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A History of Ancient Persia, from its ...
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Publication Date: 1929
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First American Edition.
Book Description Charles Scribner's Sons, New York ; London, 1929. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardback, no dust-wrapper. xv, 393pp. Colour frontis. Several illustrations. Boards a little grubby and worn. A decent copy. (p16). Seller Inventory # P16BLKTAN209
Book Description Charles Scribner's Sons, New York and London, 1929. Decorative Cloth. Condition: VG+. Matching dates but no explicit designation of edition or printing. Tan cloth, illus. in blue and brown. Modest shelf wear, some surface rubbing, spine panel a bit soiled, lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Former owner's personal library stamp on lower front panel near bottom edge. xv,393 pp., illus. w/ color endpaper maps, color frontis., 63 total illustrations (b&w plates), also text cuts and maps. Clean interior, firm binding. Tall 8vo. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # GR213
Book Description Charles Scribner's, 1929. Hardback. Condition: VERY GOOD. 1929. Charles Scribner's. Hard Cover. Book- VG, heavy gilt and colour decoration and titles on front board and spine, t.e.g., protective covered. 9.5x7. 393pp. Tissue-guarded colour frontis, 63 b/w photos, 5 b/w illus, colour endpaper maps. A detailed, scholarly history of ancient Persia, looking at the reigns of the Persian Kings including Darius and Xerxes, and the empire forged under the rule of Alexander the Great. Seller Inventory # 663475