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An Ancient History

From The Earliest Records to the Fall of the Western Empire

By Philip Smith

1868 - London - James Walton

9" by 6";xvi, 562pp;  xi, 568pp; xiv, 783pp

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

DETAILS

A comprehensive work on Ancient History.

Complete in three volumes.

Illustrated, with, a frontispiece and eight illustrations to volume I; a frontispiece and four illustrations to volume II; and a frontispiece and six illustrations to volume III.

Philip Smith was a historian and periodical editor. He was also the pastor of the Congregational church at Crossbrook. He edited the Biblical Review and was a frequent contributor to the Quarterly Review. He had quite the career in teaching and was the first professor of mathematics and ecclesiastical history in New College, London. 

Other historical works he wrote include A Smaller History of England, A Smaller Ancient History of the East and The Student's Ecclesiastical History.

CONDITION

In a half morocco binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, smart with patches of rubbing to the spines, mostly to raised bands, head and tail of spine. A few patches of rubbing to the joints. Marks to boards. Prior owners' inscriptions to the recto of front endpaper. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned to edges. Spotting to the first and last few pages. Instances of scattered spots to all volumes. Occasional pencil notations from prior owner to margins throughout, not affecting text. Overall: VERY GOOD.


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