Nineveh And Babylon A Narrative of A Second Expedition to Assyria During the Years 1849, 1850 & 1851… Abridged by the Author from his Larger Work. With Numerous Woodcuts.

  • Layard, Austen Henry
  • London: John Murray 1867

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Description

8vo, pp. lv, [i], 413, [1] + folding map. Contemporary half green calf, green cloth boards, spine divided by raised bands, brown morocco label, other compartments tooled in gilt, marbled edges. Heavy spotting to front endpapers. Somewhat rubbed, a few light ring stains to boards.

Notes

The first edition of this abridgement of a work first published in 1853, with a new introduction outlining some of the discoveries made in the intervening period.

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