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SA Auction #93 begins on 19 Aug 2021

US Auction #8 begins on 01 Sep 2021

Henry Smith Williams, LLD. (Editor.)

The Historians' History of the World. (In 25 volumes.)

Published: Hooper & Jackson Ltd., London, 1909.

Edition: First thus.

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" . . . A comprehensive narrative of the rise and development of nations as recorded by the great writers of all ages . . . With the collaboration of many specialists and with contributions by [more than thirty academics and editors from around the world].

The volumes cover: I Egypt, Babylonia and Assyria;II Israel, Phoenicia, Asia Minor, Ancient India, Ancient Persia; III and IV Greece; V, VI and VII Rome; VIII Parthians, Arabs, Crusades, the Papacy; IX Italy; X Spain and Portugal; XI and XII France; XIII France, the Netherlands; XIV the Netherlands, the Germanic Empires; XV The Germanic Empires; XVI Scandinavia, Switzerland; XVII Switzerland, Russia; XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI The British Empire; XXII The British Empire, the United States; XXIII The United States, Spanish America; XXIV Poland, the Balkan States, Modern Greece, the Turkish Empire, China and Japan; XXV General, Bibliographical and Contributor Indexes.

A beautiful set in very good condition and with most attractive art deco design on cloth boards half bound in leather. Top edges gilt; bottom edges rough trimmed. Complete sets in such good condition are not common.

  • Binding Condition: Very good.
  • Overall Condition: Very good.
  • Size: 26.5 x 19 cm.
  • Sold By: Ex Libris
  • Contact Person: Dr. P.J.B. Lamb
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: drpete[email protected]
  • Telephone: 0829364794
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