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LAYARD, Austen Henry.

Nineveh and Its Remains:...

A Narrative of an Expedition to Assyria during the Years 1845, 1846, & 1847. Abridged by the Author from his Larger Work.

Availability: In stock

Published: London John Murray, 1876

Stock Code: 117055

£500
signed
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

With an autograph letter dated April 25 from Layard stating that he regrets that he will be unable to attend an event at the Ragged School Society due to his parliamentary duties. A later edition of Layard's account of his discoveries at Nineveh, first published in two volumes in 1849, with the abridged edition first published in 1851.

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Description

Octavo. Original reddish-brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt, gilt Assyrian sphinx centrepiece to front cover, blue endpapers. With a tipped in autograph letter on a single bifolium (185 x 120 mm) to the front free endpaper.

Illustrations

Folding map, woodcut illustrations to text.

Condition

Spine slightly rolled, slight bumping to spine ends and corners, slight rubbing and bumping to extremities, small open tear to bottom of p. 31 not affecting text, light foxing to endpapers. A very good copy.

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