McCrindle, J. W: THE INVASION OF INDIA BY ALEXANDER THE GREAT. As Described by Arrian, Q. Curtius, Diodoros, Plutarch and Justin..... New York & London, 1969. xxxix, 432 pp. B/w frontispiece. A few b/w text illustrations. Folding map. 22x15 cm. Cloth.
Good reprint of the 1896 edition of this fascinating work that draws on the accounts of ancient historians of Alexander the Great's invasion of India. As the final section of the lengthy title states: 'Being Translations of such portions of the Works of these and other Classical Authors as describe Alexander's Campaigns in Afghanistan, the Punjab, Sindh, Gedrosia and Karmania'. Detailed and enlightening annotations accompany. Scarce.
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Was item 451 in printed List 195.
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