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Early Edition, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Uncommon
Third edition of Persia by Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin in full calf binding.
Benjamin was an American journalist, author, diplomat, and the United States minister to Persia.
Densely illustrated with many in-text illustrations and engravings and three plates, the monochrome plate frontispiece, and two maps, one of which is folding. Collated, complete.
A broad history of Persia from 'Feridoon' to 'Persia Under the Mohammedans'.
Prize book plate to the first pastedown from 1899.
In full calf binding. Externally, smart. There is some rubbing to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities, and light rubbing to the boards. The hinges are strained but firm. Prize book plate to the first pastedown from 1899. Internally, firmly bound. The pages are bright and clean with some light spots throughout.
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