Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1960. First Editions. Cloth. 2 Volumes: The Age of the Caliphs & The Mongol Period, royal 8vos, light green cloth with gold lettering on spine and front covers, Vol. I illustrated with 3 color folding maps showing the expansion of Islam to 1492; Vol. II with "Map of Turkish States in the Middle East,", Vol. I: vi, [vii-viii] + Vol. II: 138 & vi + 125 pages. Fine / None. Item #2782
An important historical study by Berthold Spuler (b. Karlsruhe, Germany, 1911 - 1990), scholar of East European history and Oriental studies. Among his many publications are important works on the history of the Middle East and Iranian lands from the 7th century CE onwards.
Two additional volumes were written by Bertold Spuler and translated for this Brill set that does NOT include:
Vol. 3: The last great Muslim empires. Vol. 4: Modern times (1969). With contributions by H. J. Kissling, F. R. C. Bagley, N. Barbour, J. S. Trimingham, H. Braun, B. Spuler, H. Hartel, H. Scheel, G. Jaschke, H. Braun, F. R. G. Bagley, W. M. Hale, T. Koszinowski, H. Kahler.
SUPERIOR overall condition: tight, bright, clean: except for one small pen marginal entry stating "Introduction" on vol. I, page 3.