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Holland, Tom.
Persian Fire.
Publisher: Folio Society, London;
Date of Publication: 2018
Stock Code: 9262
FIRST EDITION THUS. Large Octavo, pp. xxxiv, 404. Illustrated with coloured plates and fifteen black and white integrated newly drawn maps. In publishers’ printed azure blue cloth depicting sculpture from Persepolis by celebrated artist Ken Barton. With gilt spine titles, Prussian blue endpapers and slipcase. Edge of slip-case slightly sunned otherwise Near Fine in Near Fine.
Panoramic, exhilarating, and highly readable account of Xerxes’ dramatic failed invasion of Greece, by Tom Holland, one of Britain’s foremost writers on the ancient world and winner of the Classical Association prize. Heavyweight so a contribution towards increased postage costs will be requested for overseas delivery.
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