Good. No Jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Type: Hard Back 1900 Hardcover Book in Good Condition. No jacket. Two Parts: 191 pages and199 pages. The Story of Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra. Maroon cloth binding w/gilt titles, clean and tight, with rubbing of all edges. Top edge gilt. Other edges are foxed. Pages are clean, no marks. Inner hinge is cracked and stitching can be seen at the title page. The title page has a piece torn out in the upper right corner, about a fifth of the page. The back paste-down endpaper has a library pocket attached. The story: On Zenobia's husband's death in 267, she assumed complete control. Pretending to be friendly with Rome, she stationed troops all over the Near East, Asia Minor, Syria, Mesopotamia and Egypt. When Aurelian came to power in Rome (270), she openly defied Rome and tried to usurp the entire Eastern Empire. Her armies were defeated in 271 and she was exiled to Italy. This story is told in this book in letters from Palmyra to Rome. The author, William Ware, 1797-1852, was an American writer and minister. 7.5 x 5.25 inches. c 1900, . A.L. Burt. Publishing, New York, New York, USA.
Good. Octavo. Cloth Hardcover, 1866. New Edition. Ex-library with the usual treatments. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Two volumes in one. 271, and 288 pages respectively. Exterior is sturdy. Still attractive, with only slight wear. Spine is shelacked. Interior is clean and firm. Nicely edge toned. Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
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