Seller: roga75 (6,685) 99.8%, Location: Boca Raton, Florida, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 152078453843 Subject: History, Original/Facsimile: Original, Binding: Fine Binding, Special Attributes: Leather, Year Printed: 1904, Details: (PICTURES BELOW DESCRIPTION) THE HISTORY OF EGYPT CHALDEA, SYRIA, BABYLONIA, ASSYRIA 1904-06; Maspero, Rappoport, King and Hall; London, Grolier Society; Leather; Profusely Illustrated; Each About 350-500 Pages; w6.7"xh9.6"; Rare!!! Great For any History Fan or Collector. Great Gift Idea; Brilliant Shelf Set; Complete in 13 Volumes!!! ATTRIBUTES: 13 Charming Large marble cover designs with dark maroon leather bindings/corners, gold monogram to upper front left leather KTS, Ornate gold floral bindings with a Pyramid near bottom of each, gold tops of pages, marble end pages, with 13 great frontispieces (some hand colored), nice illustrated title pages with decorative borders, with over 1,200 great illustrations throughout (many photogravure/color) and a Great History Read!!! CONTENTS INCLUDED: Volumes I-IX by famous French Egyptologist, Gaston Maspero (1846-1916), treat of Egypt and the ancient Near East to the conquest of Alexander the Great. Volumes X-XII by S. Rappoport deal with the Ptolemaic Period (330 B.C.) down to the present time. Volume XIII, "History of Egypt in the Light of Recent Discovery", by King and Hall. Background: Gaston Camille Charles Maspero (June 23, 1846 – June 30, 1916) was a French Egyptologist known for popularizing the term "Sea Peoples" in an 1881 paper. CONDITION: Conditions are Good+/Very Good. Some wear to edges, some ingrained darken marks to leather, few small scuffs, bookplate to each A.I. Tullock, some pages still uncut, pages/hinges/text blocks are very good for 110 years old!!! !!PICTURES BELOW!! ======================================================= When you think of buying a book, think about what you would normally pay for one at a normal bookstore nowadays, typically $20.00 to $30.00 for a book with no craftsmanship and history, no mystique, most that I try and sell are truly a work of art in of themselves, as well as a Great Investment that will continue to go up in value and not to mention the Centuries of Wisdom!!! !!!IMPORTANT!!! !!READ!! PLEASE CHECK OUT MY OTHER RARE BOOKS!!!! NEW LISTINGS DAILY!!!! PLEASE TELL A FRIEND!! If any problems with product, email me and we will work out a solution. Must have payment arrangements within 3 days or will relist item. Will send paypal invoice upon end of auction. Wrapped in cardboard and mailed in a bubblewrapped envelope in most cases. Contact seller with any questions. Will Ship Worldwide. Flat Domestic Shipping Fee of $0.00. Click on Tab for International Rate Above My Title, typically $22.99, Canada $17.99, but depends on size/weight. International Rates have unfortunately increased. I ship media mail. Email me if you want additional shipping services. NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE POST OFFICE LOSING AN ITEM. MEDIA MAIL DOES NOT HAVE A TRACKING NUMBER AND CAN TAKE UP TO 2 WEEKS. Will discount on multiple items purchased within a few days of each other. Please email if planning on multiple purchases, if not then cannot guarantee discount. Will send email when item is shipped. In most cases will ship within 24-48 hours of payment. Feel free to email with any suggestions or books you would like to see~~~ Thanks for viewing/bidding!!! WAIT FOR PICTURES TO LOAD. CLICK REFRESH IF PICS DO NOT LOAD!!!