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SHADOWS IN THE DESERT: ANCIENT PERSIA AT WAR
Written by Kaveh Farrokh.
Stock no. 1818177
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history of Persia's wars with East and West from the 6th century BC, and an insight into the exchange of ideas and culture that occurred during these clashes in military technology, the arts, medicine, religion and science. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 320 pages including index. ISBN: 9781846031083. Pictorial dustwrapper has a couple of tiny nicks to edges.

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PERSIAN WONDER TALES
Written by C.F. Mackenzie. Illustrated by Allan Carter.
Stock no. 1301076
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1935. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pale blue spine with red title, darker blue boards with cream title and vignette. Colour frontis, 4 b/w plates. 160 pages. Spine bumped and lightly browned, some slight fading to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light page browning and foxing else contents clean. Dustwrapper is browned and chipped to spine with slight loss to top and tail.

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