Gaston Maspero, The Struggle of the Nations; Egypt, Syria and Assyria, 1910.
With maps and three coloured plates and over 400 illustrations.
By Professor G. Maspero, edited by A H Sayce, translated by M L McClure.
Published by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London, 1910. Second Edition with corrections and additions by the author.
Very good condition overall. Text pages nice and clean. Original blue cloth covers with elaborate gilt motif to front and gilt lettering to spine. minor bumping to corners and a few small cloth losses at rear cover. Otherwise a very good copy indeed.
xii + 795pp.
Interesting subject matter - this volume mainly Ancient Egypt, and leading up to the rise of the Assyrian Empire and then the Hebrews and Philistines - Damascus. and wonderfully illustrated throughout.
Approximately 28cm high x 19cm wide x 5.5cm deep.
A heavyweight book, weighing approx 2.6kg unpacked.