Persia, the Land of the Magi; or, The Home of the Wise Man -- An Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time . Including Afghanistan and Beloochistan

By: Nweeya, Samuel K.

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Book Condition: Good


Green cloth, red lettering, title and rider on camel stamped in gilt. 352 pp., illus. w/ 32 plates. Front panel and back strip cloth is rather soiled. Front board slightly warped; rubbed evident along edges and extrems. Text block edges moderately soiled, interior clean, though a bit toned. Front flyleaf shows short inscription in Arabic and undecipherable signature that does not appear to be author's. Former owner signature on front pastedown. Chapters on Provinces of Fars, Laristan, Kuzistan, Irak Ardelan, Azerbijan, Ghilan, Mazunderan, Astrabad, Khorasan, Seistan, Kerman, Mekran, Beloochistan; antiquities; matrimony, festivals, folk customs; the Alkoran; Mohammedan priesthood; Babism; Parsee; Nestorians; Persian literature, etc. Quite scarce.

Title: Persia, the Land of the Magi; or, The Home of the Wise Man -- An Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time . Including Afghanistan and Beloochistan

Author Name: Nweeya, Samuel K.

Categories: Exploration/Travel, Geography, Maps/Cartography, Asia, India, Africa, Far East & Australia,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Urmia City, Persia, Self-Published (Printed by John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia: 1910

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 006276

Keywords: PERSIA AFGHANISTAN CHAPTERS ON PROVINCES OF FARS, LARISTAN, KUZISTAN, IRAK ARDELAN, AZERBIJAN, GHILAN, MAZUNDERAN, ASTRABAD, KHORASAN, SEISTAN, KERMAN, MEKRAN, BELOOCHISTAN; ANTIQUITIES; MATRIMONY, FESTIVALS, FOLK CUSTOMS; THE ALKORAN; MOHAMMEDAN PRIESTHO