Historical Researches of the Wars and Sports...


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Author  John Ranking
Publisher  Self-Published, Bound by Brentanos
Publication Date   June 24, 2018
Pages  516


in Which Elephants and Wild Beasts Were Employed or Slain. And the Remarkable Local Agreement on History with the Remains of Such Animals Found in Europe and Siberia. Bound by Brentanos in later brown morocco and deep red cloth, with raised bands, gilt lettering and ruled frames in compartments, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. 10 3/4" x 8". xv, 516 pp. Large folded lithographed map at frontis, 10 lithographed or engraved plates and maps, several folded. The plates include a portrait of Tamerlane, four elephants pulling Kublai Kahn's war castle into battle, Roman Coliseum containing wild animals.

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