Titre : A History of Persia
Éditeur : MacMillan and Co. c. 1930, London
Date d'édition : 1930
Reliure : Hardcover
Edition : 1st Edition
Edition : Third Edition. , Full contemporary blue publisher?s cloth with gilt decorative centerpiece of Cyrus the great on the first volume and of Shah Abbas on the second volume, on its upper boards. Blind tooled rulings on margins. Flat spine with gilt title. , A History of Persia is a comprehensive anthology of the land of Persia, its peoples and empires, from prehistory to the Constitutional Revolution of 1905-1907. Tracing its many turns in history, Sykes provides a window of insight into this ancient civilization. Sir Percy Molesworth Sykes (1867-1945) was a soldier, diplomat, scholar and historian. He travelled throughout Persia over a 25 year period, and wrote historical, geographical and biographical works describing his journeys. , Size : 8vo (222x145mm). , Illustrated with two foldout maps and a profusion of photographic plates. , Volume : In two volumes. , P. V1: Half title, Note, Blank, Frontispiece, Title, Note, Dedication, Blank, Preface to the third edition, Blank, Preface to the second edition(ix-x), Preface to the first edition (xi-xii), Contents (xiii-xxvi), Illustrations, Blank, Preliminary Essay Volume 1 (xxix-xxxix), Blank, 1-563; V2 Half title, Note, Blank, Frontispiece, Title, Publisher?s note, Contents (v-xvi), Illustrations, Blank, Preliminary Essay Volume 2 (xix-xx), 1-616. A fine copy in decorative blue and gilt publisher?s cloth. N° de réf. du libraire B4873
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