The Life of Mahomet. New Edition (Abridged from the First Edition in Four Volumes) with an Index.
Muir, Sir William.
London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1878. Fair octavo hardcover in maroon-purple binding with black designs and gold lettering without dust jacket. Wear and rubbing to the edges of the boards with staining/discoloration on the fore-edges of both boards and fading along the spine. Some scuffing and scratching to the covers. Bumping to the head and heel of the spine and on the corners of the panels. Name of the previous owner written on the front free endpaper. Creasing on the upper corner of the first few pages with slight tear to the front fly-page. Crack in the binding where webbing is just visible between the rear endpapers. Also crack between pages 160-161. Foxing to page edges and page are a bit stiff. Most of the pages have not been cut along their upper edges. 624 pages with foldout maps, notes, and index. A classic work on the life and times of the Prophet Mohammed and the founding of Islam. Fair Hardcover (Item ID: 13601)