The Cambridge Ancient History


The Cambridge Ancient History

EDWARDS, I. E. S., et al (eds.)

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Comprehensive, authoritative, and readable.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: University Press
  • Edition: Vols. I & II state Third Edition. First Plates volume states New Edition
  • Date Published: 1964-1977
  • Place Published: Cambridge
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Good +
  • Details:
    12 volume set with 5 plate volumes: Vol. I Part I: Prolegomena and Prehistory. xxii, 758 p. 17 maps, 7 tables, 45 figures. Pages 157-159 torn at edges. Vol. I. Part 2: Early History of the Middle East. xxiii, 1058 p. 16 maps, 3 tables, 22 text figures. Vol. II Part I: The Middle East and the Aegean Region c.1800-1380 B.C. xxi, 868 p. 7 maps, 4 tables, 23 figures. Vol. II Part 2: The Middle East and the Aegean Region. c. 1380-1000 B.C. xxiii, 1128 p. 16 maps. 17 figures. Vol. III: The Assyrian Empire. xxv, 821 p. Table of Alphabets, 15 maps, 2 plans, 2 genealogical tables, synchronistic table of events and list of kings. Vol. IV: The Persian Empire and the West. xxiii, 698 p. 11 maps, tables, plans, etc. Vol. IV dustjacket is a photocopy. Vol. V. Athens 478-401 B.C. xxii, 554 p. 11 maps plus plans and chronological table. Vol. VI. Macedon 401-301 B.C. xxiii, 648 p. 8 maps, plans of temples, chronological table. Vol. VII. The Hellenistic Monarchies and the Rise of Rome. xxxi, 987 p. 14 maps, chronological table for early Roman history, dynasties, genealogical tables. Top edge discoloured. Vol. VIII. Rome and the Mediterranean 218-133 B.C. xxv, 840 p. 13 maps, 3 plans, one table of legions and commanders in the Second Punic War, Hellenistic dynasties, genealogical and chronological tables. Vol. IX. The Roman Republic 133-44 B.C. xxxi, 1022 p. 18 maps, plans of temples, Hellenistic dynasties, genealogical and chronological tables. Rear bottom corner of jacket chipped. Vol. X. The Augustan Empire 44 B.C. - A.D. 70. xxxii, 1057 p. 15 maps, plants, dynasties, tables, etc. Jacket has chipped spine tail. Vol. XI, The Imperial Peace A.D. 70-192. xxvii, 997 p. 18 maps, plans, Parthian dynasty, chronological table. Vol. XII. The Imperial Crisis and Recovery A.D. 193-324. xxvii, 849 p. 10 maps, plants, chronological table. Plates to Volumes I & II. xlii, 181 b&w plates. Plates Vol. II. xi, 120 p. Plates Vol. III. xiii, 198 p. Plates Vol. IV. xiv, 210 p. Plates Vol. V. xv, 242 p. Brown or red cloth in mylar-covered dustjackets. Some top edges gilt. 24 cm. Light wear and soiling to dustjackets and book edges. Bookplates on front free endpapers vols. I & II. Some price labels on front flaps. Most front flaps price-clipped. A little dust to lower edges of text blocks and occasional stains to edges.

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