Lights and Shadows of Asiatic History, Part 2 (Parley's Cabinet Library)
New York: John Allen, 1843. Soft Cover. Square, sound binding. Pages age-darkened, with light foxing. Wraps are torn and degrading at spine, but attached to text block. Wraps also shelfworn and soiled. Approx. 160 pp. Volume 2 in a two-volume set. This volume contains the last several pages of a biography of Genghis Khan, followed by biographies of Timour (Tamerlane), Marco Polo, Ferdinand Mendez Pinto, the Tatar leader Chaja Aias, Nadir Shah of Persia, and the Mogul emperor Aurungzebe. Following these biographies are sections on British India, the Chinese, the Wahabees, Siberian peoples, "farther India" (Southeast Asia), Malacca (Malaya), Ceylon, and Japan. Because this volume lacks the title page for the set, the date is derived from publisher's information on the back of the wraps.; 7.25" (18.5 cm) tall. Fair with no dust jacket .
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Keywords: History Biography Asia Asian Genghis Khan Timour Tamerlane Marco All History Biography and Autobiography Asia History: : Asia