ROGERS, Robert William. A History of Ancient Persia. From its Earliest Beginnings to the Death of Alexander the Great. New York, Scribner, 1929.
Large 8vo. Original pictorial cloth, colour-printed endpapers; pp. xv, 393, colour-printed frontispiece with tissue guard, plates after photographs, a few illustrations in the text; very light rubbing to cloth, otherwise a very good copy from the Libray of the Royal Societies Club with their engraved armorial bookplate on verso of front fly-leaf, but no library marks.
First edition of this beautifully produced history. Robert William Rogers (1864-1930) was a renowned Orientalist. His dissertation from the University of Leipzig was published as Outlines of the History of Early Babylonia (1895). He taught at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey.