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8 Volumes. Hardback. Size approx 7 x 4.5 inches. In full Calf leather bindings, with raised and gilt banding to spines, and Red morocco leather labels with gilt lettering. Speckled edges & plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some small chips to ends of spines. Hinges cracked on vol.1, with 2 vertical splits to spine. A couple of minor marks to boards; slight darkening to vol.1, ring mark to vol.3. Bookplate and leather name label to front endpapers, “Wm. Taswell” & “Esme Nicoll, Honiton.” Inside pages very clean and bright, folding plate in vol.1 has tear to edge, folding plate in vol.2. tear to bottom edge, some minor rubbing to edges of folding plates. Some small holes to bottom of prelims and preface pages in vol.1, else an excellent and lovely little set, beautifully illustrated. Illustrated with 16 engraved full-page Copper-Plates, some folding, and 3 Maps.
Title: The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians. In Eight Volumes. Illustrated with Copper-Plates. The Sixth Edition.
Categories: FOREIGN TRAVEL,
Publisher: London, J. & F. Rivington, R. Baldwin, &c &c..., 1775 6th edition:
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Seller ID: 79231
Keywords: FOREIGN TRAVEL ROLLIN, C.; The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians, In Eight Volumes, Illustrated with Plates, 1775, 6th edition, early, decorative, fine binding, illustrated, engravings, sphinx, obelisks, maps, travel, foreign, J. & F. Rivington, R. Baldwin, “Wm. Taswell” & “Esme Nicoll, Honiton.”