Lot 155 of 302:
Malcolm's History of Persia 1815  

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Title:
The History of Persia, from the Most Early Period to the Present Time: Containing an Account of the Religion, Government, Usages, and Character of the Inhabitants of that Kingdom

Author:
Malcolm, John

Place:
London

Publisher:
John Murray

Date:
1815

Description:

2 volumes. xxii, 644; vii, 715, [1] pp. With half-title and large folding map. 31x25.5 cm (12½x10"), three quarter burgundy morocco with marbled boards, spine titled in gilt. First Edition.

Malcolm visited Persia on three diplomatic missions, his history begins with the legendary kings and ends with the beginnings of the Qajars.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Wear and rubbing to extremities and covers, with some loss; tear to folding map, previous owner's signature on front free endpapers, severe foxing, several tape repairs to pages; overall very good.


 
Item number:
305578
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