By Austen Henry Layard, 1849
Book Condition : Good
London: John Murray. First Edition. Hardcover. Half leather. Five raised bands on spines. 5 ¾ x 8 ½ inches. Marbled boards, edges, endpapers. 100 illustrations in total. Frontispieces (tinted lithograph plates), numerous folding pates, maps, plans, full-page and in-text illustrations. Contemporary binding, covers and spines worn around the extremities, leather aged. Previous owner’s name on title page, otherwise unmarked. Some light soiling/foxing to frontispieces/titles. Internally near fine; clean, tight, unmarked.
With an Account of a Visit to Chaldean Christians of Kurdistan, and the Yezidis, or Devil-Worshippers; and an Enquiry into the Manners and Arts of the Ancient Assyrians.