A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great (Modern Library Giant #G35.1)

By: BURY, J. B.

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A sweeping history of ancient Greece by John Bagnell Bury. The Irish-born author was a noted historian and edited Edward Gibbon's "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire." In this history of Greece, he details events from the earliest days through the life of Alexander the Great. Includes 118 maps and other illustrations, along with author's maginalia and notes. --- In Toledano spine G4 / red cloth / gilt titling on black spine blocks / gilt-stamped ML torchbearer on front cover & spine / black topstain / blank GA style endpapers / jacket style Gd, verso advertises 291 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1943 (no publication date appears in volume). ML #G35.1. --- With general age-toning to leaves and mild bump to top front cover corner, otherwise a clean, tightly-bound and unmarked copy. Jacket with chips (one is quite large) and small tears, else bright and in removable mylar protector.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; xxii, 885 pages

Title: A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great (Modern Library Giant #G35.1)

Author Name: BURY, J. B.

Categories: >>Modern Library Editions, >>History,

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1943]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket

Stock No.: 83596