Lot 20 of 541:
Persia and the Persians by Benjamin  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$270
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Persia and the Persians
Author:
Benjamin, S.G.W.
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
Ticknor and Company
Date:
1887
Description:

xx, 507 pp. Illustrated. (Large 8vo) 25x18 cm (9¾x7") later three-quarter brown morocco and cloth, spine gilt, top edge gilt. Early Edition.

First published the prior year. Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin was the first American Minister to Persia, a post he occupied for two years. It was he who first drafted the diplomatic code used by the American legation in Persia.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Binding lightly worn; very good.
 
Item number:
272610a
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS.  For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting us at [email protected] prior to the auction.

 

Terms and conditions

CONTRACTS

All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.

BUYER'S PREMIUM

A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.

ONLINE BIDDING

The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.