Persia and the Persians. S. G. W. Benjamin.
Persia and the Persians
Persia and the Persians

Persia and the Persians

Bostob: Ticknor and Company, 1887. First. Hardcover. 507 pp, profuse text ill. Author was the first minister of the US to Persia. Covers his travels through Persia (especially what is now Iran and much on Teheran) and the Middle East. Considered one of the basic, and best, accounts of post-1900 travel in this area. Benjamin seems to write in a sprightly manner. Original gilt and printed cloth. Thick heavy work printed on fine coated stock. Lower front corner bumped, wear at top and bottom of spine, some closed tears (NO loss of cloth). Deco patterned end papered. Inside hinges firm. Some foxing on frontis. A solid VG copy of a respected and sought after work. VG. Item #3036

Price: $400.00

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