History of the Mongols from the 9th to the 19th Century Part I. The Mongols Proper and the Kalmuks Part II. The So-called Tartars of Russia and Central Asia Part III. The Mongols of Persia

Published: London: Longmans, Green and Co.

Date: 1876 - 1888

first edition 4 vols. tall 8vo. xxviii, 743; xxxiv, 626; [2], (627)-1087; x, 776pp., 2 folding coloured maps, very handsomely bound in later rich russet-red morocco with red cloth on sides, old scored-out library stamps on margins, else a very nice copy. Rare

Although intended to bring the history up to the nineteenth century these four volumes, all that were published during Howorth's lifetime, only covered the period to the fourteenth century. The project then collapsed but a very rare supplement and index (ca.378pp) was published in 1927


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