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Histoire Ancienne des Egyptiens, Des Carthaginois, Des Assyriens, Des Babyloniens, Des Medes et Des Perses, des Macedoniens, Des Grecs

By C. Rollin

1764-1776- Paris- Chez les Freres Estienne

1783-1794- Paris- Chez Savoye

7" by 4"; 542; 571; 662; 500; 553; 639; 560;613; 536; 541;346, 342; 648; 192pp

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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A thirteen volume set of this work on ancient history.

Complete in thirteen volumes though volumes five six and eight are taken from an earlier edition.

Printed in French.

Charles Rollin was a French Historian and educator born in Paris. He was noted in his life time for reviving the study of Greek at the University of Paris.

Rollin's literary work dates chiefly from the later years of his life after he was expelled from teaching for his religious beliefs. His Ancient History and less read Roman History were his most famous works, although widely regarded as somewhat inaccurate. Despite this his work was used in education for many years. His most important work is considered to be his Traite des Etudes, which summarised an innovative educational system which discarded the medieval traditions of education.

CONDITION

Uniformly bound in leather bindings. Externally, a trifle rubbed with some marking to spine. Wear to head and tail of spines. Joint starting to volume VII. Loss to leather at rear board of volume I. Some bumping. Ink signature to front pastedown of each volume Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Pages bright with spotting throughout. Overall: GOOD


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