Lot 20: Persia and the Persians by Benjamin

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2016-07-19 13:44:56

Lot 20

Author: Benjamin, S.G.W.; Title: Persia and the Persians; Place Published: Boston; Publisher: Ticknor and Company; Date Published: 1887; Description: xx, 507 pp. Illustrated. (Large 8vo) 25x18 cm (9¾x7") later three-quarter brown morocco and cloth, spine gilt, top edge gilt. Early Edition.First published the prior year. Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin was the first American Minister to Persia, a post he occupied for two years. It was he who first drafted the diplomatic code used by the American legation in Persia. Condition: Binding lightly worn; very good.

Estimate: $200-300

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