Very Good/Good. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall 0812277503 Light edgewear and rubbing, jacket yellowing with a few small edge tears. Previous owner's name on front pastedown, price penned on FEP, pages beginning to yellow, otherwise interior is clean. 352 pages. Q-12.
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Near Fine in J Fine jacket. Large 8vo Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. xv, list of b&w maps and illustrations, preface, 1. Introduction; 2. The Formative Years; 3. The Steppe Unified: The Turkic Empire; 4. The Transition Empires; 5. The Chinese Border Empires; 6. The Creation of the Mongol Empire; 7. The Mongol World Empire; 8. The Structure of the Empire; 9. The Collapse of the Mongol Empire; 10. The Successor States; 11. Postscript; Appendix: 1. A Guide to Pronunciation; 2. A Chronology of the Steppe Empires; 3. A Chronology of the Chinese Dynasties; 5. The Mongol Rulers; 6. A Chronology of Important Events; notes, selected bibliography, index. First Edition, 1974. "This hiistory of Central Asia is based on primary sources in Chinese; it was the first history that synthesized the results of modern research. Because of their migratory nature, these civilizations left few monuments, written or otherwise, but the author has read what records survive in the original languages. His study provides a crucial 'missing link' in comparative world history." from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. Faintly bowed front board else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Beige cloth with gilt lettering to spine. ~Click on BOOKSTORES to browse our extensive listings of similar titles in History~
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