1927-1953 The Legacy of Israel, Egypt, & Persia
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Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding
Three volumes. A detailed history of Israel, Egypt, and Persia with reference to the ancient world, empires, language, literature, gardens, science, arts, politics and much more. This set includes: The Legacy of Israel, 1927. Planned by Isaac Abrahams, a English scholar considered one of the most distinguished Jewish scholars of his generation. Edited by Edwyn Robert Bevan, a British philosopher and historian of the Hellenistic world, and Charles Singer, a British historian of science. Illustrated with eighty-three figures. The Legacy of Egypt, 1942. Edited by Stephen Ranulph Kingdom Glanville, an English historian and egyptologist. Illustrated with thirty-four plates. The Legacy of Persia, 1953. Edited by Arthur John Arberry, a British scholar of Arabic literature, Persian studies, and Islamic studies whose English translation of the Qu'ran is popular amongst academics worldwide. Illustrated with fifty-three plates. Collated complete.
In the original blue cloth binding. Externally, very smart with light shelf wear and minor rubbing to the extremities. The odd small mark to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean throughout. Contemporary ink inscription to the front endpaper. Previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown of volume two.
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