Dust And Ashes Of Empire

By: Shelton, W. A. (William Arthur)

Price: $30.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and fraying. The bottom spine end has bits of cloth missing. The text pages are generally clean and bright, though there are four to six pages that have chips missing from the foredges (doesn't affect the text, and possibly due to opening the pages) . There is a former owner's inked name and date on the front endpaper. "Along the way, he followed the explorer’s exploits as Shelton described in his own words being captured by Syrian tribesmen, bribing an Iraqi warlord to provide safe passage through territory controlled by bandits, and visiting some of the most spectacular sites of antiquity—the Temple of Karnak and the Valley of the Kings in Egypt, the ancient cities of Ur and Babylon in Iraq, and the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem. “It felt a lot like a treasure hunt, ” Hoover recalls. “His letters were a mix of family pleasantries and adventure tales”—punctuated by the occasional reference to a recognizable item in the Carlos collection." (Emory University)

Title: Dust And Ashes Of Empire

Author Name: Shelton, W. A. (William Arthur)

Categories: Archaeology,

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Publishing House M. E. Church South: 1922

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: A37779

Keywords: Archaeology William Arthur Shelton W. A. Shelton Emory University Travel & Exploration Treasure Hunters Egypt Middle East Archaeology,