Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press / William Heinemann Ltd, 1990. Hardcover. VG- (Slight soiling or light foxing to top of book blocks; dj colors of green do not quite match; interiors are quite clean.). 4 vols. Olive cloth, gilt letters on spines, gilt decoration on front covers, dust jackets, 1744 total pp.; vols. often have fold-out maps at rear. The complete four-volume set of the history of the Persian Wars, as told by Greek historian Herodotus (484-425 B.C.). "His famous history of warfare between the Greeks and the Persians has an epic dignity which enhances his delightful style. It includes the rise of the Persian power and an account of the Persian empire; a description and history of Egypt; and a long digression on the geography and customs of Scythia. ... All is most entertaining and produces a grand unity." (dj of vol. I) These books all have separate ISBNs, and their latest publication dates are 1981, 1982 (for 2), and 1990. Why buy them separately and pay separate shipping, when you can get them here as a complete group?
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