New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1961). First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo; pp; xvii, (iii), 360, index, map endpapers; decorated blue cloth, lettered in gilt, in a dust jacket, jacket chipped at extremities. Very good / good +. Item #18962
"A history of Western Civilization from prehistoric times through the age of Rome & Byzantium with a special emphasis on man's experiments with freedom." Covers the empires of Sumeria, Egypt, Minoan Crete, Assyria, Persia, Greece, & Rome.