The Peacock Throne: The Drama of Mogul India

By: HANSEN, Waldemar

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Stated first edition of this hefty history of India's Mogul Dynasty, which produced the famous Taj Mahal. The dynasty ruled most of India and parts of today's Afghanistan to Burma from the 16th century into the 19th century. Per the jacket flap, the author reveals the excesses ". . .of human behavior: incest, fratricide, sons revolting continuously against fathers, and the madness of uncontrolled agression". With two sections of black & white plates bearing illustrations and four maps. --- In mustard yellow cloth-covered boards with spine titling and decorations in green and gold foil. Jacket features detail from Battle Scene from The Chronicle of Rashid-ud-Din to front and back covers. --- An excellent copy: clean, tightly-bound and unmarked, though with minor soiling to textblock top edge. Price-clipped dust jacket with slight chafing to edges; else bright and protected in clear removable mylar wrapper. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.) ; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xiii, 560 pages

Title: The Peacock Throne: The Drama of Mogul India

Author Name: HANSEN, Waldemar

Categories: >>History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1972

ISBN Number: 0030002710

ISBN Number 13: 9780030002717

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 60513