Ancient Calendars and Constellations – Emmeline Plunket


First edition copy of this volume with 29 pages of black and white plates of which the last 10 are fold-outs. Discussion of the calendars of ancient nations and how they fit together chronologically.

Condition: Very Good. No dust jacket as issued. Maroon cloth with gilt stamped lettering to the front and spine which is bright as is the gilt stamped illustration of the Standard of Sargon II, King of Assyria on the front. Spine darkened. Some soiling and wear to cloth. Bumping to board corners and spine ends. Shelf dirt to upper page edges. Foxing to page edges and intrudes on a few pages. A few pages remain uncut. 2.5 cm tear to page 251/2. Otherwise pages clean and flat. Binding tight.

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