Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Minor edge and corner wear; no dj; lightly scuffed and scratched; corners are lightly bumped and rubbed; some shelf wear; ex-library with the usual library markings; overall a nice used first edition! Blue boards with silver lettering on the spine. 276 historical and informative pages of text and 48 wonderful pages of historic black and white photographs and illustrations! "The aim of this book is to give an account of the experiences and adventures of a large part of the human race over a period of four and a half centuries. In itself the subject is clearly defined by dates and by the peoples involved; but it is difficult to name."-----from the Introduction.
Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Sturdy; tight. Clean inside within end papers. Light edge soiling. 276 p. Glossy leather-like blue material over boards. Gold spine titles. B&W photo plate section. Bibliography. Appendix. Index. Islamic history: The Umayyad Period: 661-750; The First Abbasid Century: 750-850; The Abbasid Decline: 850-945; The Buwayhid Period: 945-1055; The earlier Seljuq Period: 1055-1100.
Near Fine in Very Good jacket. 1974 Blue cloth 8vo, 276pp. With several pages of plates. Near fine in a VG dustjacket with mild shelfwear. Previous owner's signature on the front flyleaf; else clean and unmarked.
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