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Lot 3017: Frederick Davis Green ARMENIAN MASSACRE OR THE SWORD OF MOHAMMED 1896 First Edition Antique Decorative Binding Plates (224 views)

Frederick Davis Green ARMENIAN MASSACRE OR THE SWORD OF MOHAMMED 1896 First Edition Antique Decorative Binding Plates
Estimate: $70 - $200
Title: Armenian Massacres or the Sword of Mohammed: Containing a Complete and Thrilling Account of the Terrible Atrocities and Wholesale Murders Committed in Armenia by Mohammedan Fanatics, Including a Full Account of the Turkish People, Their History, Government, Manners, Customs and Strange Religious Belief; To which is Added "The Mohammedan Reign of Terror in Armenia"
Author: Frederick Davis Greene
Editor: Henry Davenport Northrop
Publisher: American Oxford Publishing Co. Publishers
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1896
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xviii/512 pages
Width: 5.75" Height: 8"
Book Details: A scarce history of the organized state-sponsored massacres against the Armenians between 1894 and 1896, resulting in an estimated death toll of 80,000 to 300,000 people.
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in light green cloth, with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Stamped pictorial designs depicting Turkish swordsmen and victims can be seen on spine and front cover. The volume shows mild external wear, with light soiling to covers. Hinges are cracked. Endpapers have green and white decorative patterns. Very occasional light smudging at margins. Pages are otherwise clean and without markings. The work is illustrated with many plates and in-text drawings. Fold-out map is parted in two.

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Lot 3017: Frederick Davis Green ARMENIAN MASSACRE OR THE SWORD OF MOHAMMED 1896 First Edition Antique Decorative Binding Plates
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