Once a prominent French historian, Charles Rollin wrote these histories in the 1730's. This is a 1821 fourteenth edition, in English, revised, corrected and illustrated with a few fold out maps. Eight volumes.
Full title is "The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Grecians and Macedonians."
Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington; J. Nunn; J.Cuthell; Longman & Co; J. and W.T. Clarke; Cadell & Davies; J.Richardson; J.M.Richardson; J.and A. Arch; Baynes & Son; J.Booker; Black, Kingsbury & Co; R.Scholey; Lackington & Co; J.Mawman; Ogle & Co; J.Booth; Baldwin & Co; G.Mackie; E. Edwards; G. & W.B. Whitaker; R.Saunders; Wilson & Sons, York and A.Black, Edinburgh.
The front covers of volumes 1,2,4,5 and eight are detached. The covers and spines have slight general wear , overall good to very good. The contents have occasional light marks but are remarkably free of spotting/foxing.
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