THE ALEXANDRIAN LIBRARY, GLORY OF THE HELLENIC WORLD, ITS RISE, ANTIQUITIES, AND DESTRUCTIONS

THE ALEXANDRIAN LIBRARY, GLORY OF THE HELLENIC WORLD, ITS RISE, ANTIQUITIES, AND DESTRUCTIONS
THE ALEXANDRIAN LIBRARY, GLORY OF THE HELLENIC WORLD, ITS RISE, ANTIQUITIES, AND DESTRUCTIONS THE ALEXANDRIAN LIBRARY, GLORY OF THE HELLENIC WORLD, ITS RISE, ANTIQUITIES, AND DESTRUCTIONS
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PublishingDate: 1952
Publisher: The Elsevier Press
Condition: Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Poor
Price: $35.00
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Amsterdam; The Elsevier Press, 1952. Hardcover with dj. xii+467pp. Good condition in a Poor jacket. Jacket is shelfworn with tears, a missing portion, and foxing. Blue cloth boards pretty clean but there is a 1/4 inch puncture to spine fabric. Owner name penned to ffep; foxing to first and last few pages, and to a glossy page (and facing pages) mid book. Otherwise clean, unmarked, and securely bound. Foldout maps in rear are present. "...it reconstructs the renowned episode of Caesar's famed sojourn with Cleopatra - describes the lurid infamy of the Vale of Daphne, the splendors of the Ptolemies, the triumph of Rome, the fall of paganism, the rise of Christianity and the final destruction of the Hellenic world by the Moslem."  (cfm)

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