A Popular Account of Discoveries at Nineveh

Layard, Austen Henry, D.C.L.

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Place Published: London
Publisher: John Murray
Date Published: 1856
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 4780


360, 32pp. Octavo [19.5 cm] Original cloth illustrated covers and spine. Rose and black illustrated cloth covered boards. Black and white illustrations; some folding. Good. Minor wear and rubbing. The edges of the spine and covers are gently bumped. The spine and top edge of the front cover are faded. There is a former owner's ink stamp on the bottom edge of the text block, and again on the front endsheet and pastedown. The front endsheet is cracked along the hinge. There is a bookseller's small label on the front pastedown, and there is a small notation on the front free endsheet. There is a previous owner's ink stamp on the lightly foxed title page. The pages are subtly rippled. Internally very good.


Abridged From His Larger Work, With Numerous Woodcuts. An account of archaeological excavations in Assyria.

By This Publisher: John Murray