New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press, 1899. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xv, 344pp., 4 maps. Bound in three-quarter red leather over stiff marbled boards with gilt ruling on covers and spine, gilt lettering on spine; raised bands. Gilt top edge. Stiff marbled endpapers. Authorized English version.
Introduction on the French history in Northern Africa. With chapters on the natives in Northern Africa, the Numidians, the Berber, the Jugurtha, and the Juba. Chapter two deals with the Phoenicians, the Byrsa, the Forth Book of the Aeneid, and Scipio the Younger in Carthage. The following chapters are exploring the government and the army, the surrounding country, the cities (Timgad), and African literature. Includes two maps each of Carthage and Timgad. Index at rear. Typical library markings, barcode, sticker, library plates, and stamps. Minor wear along edges of binding. Binding in overall very good, interior near fine condition. vg to near fine. Item #45087