Quarto. 252pp., 132 pages illustrations, bound in 1/4 brown cloth over pale blue paper covered boards, spine lettering gilt, some toning to rear boards, with mylar cover with tape residue other wise a very good copy. A collection of Ivories found by Layard in 1848 housed in the British museum. Barnett, who joined the museum in 1932, found the collection to consist of a far greater importance than anyone outside the museum had imagined. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A CATALOGUE OF THE NIMRUD IVORIES with Other...
Publisher: The Trustees of the British Museum
Publication Date: 1957
Book Description The Trustees of the British Museum, 1957. Hardback. Good hardback, no dustwrapper. Casing is lightly edgeworn and rubbed. Foxing to endpapers and title page torn out (absent). Frontispiece colour plate is partly detached at top edge. Otherwise text is clean and bright. 252 pp + plates 4to grey boards with brown cloth spine. Illustrated with coloured frontispiece and 132 sepia plates. Seller Inventory # 35485
Book Description British Museum Publications Ltd, 1975. Hardcover. 2nd edition revised and enlarged. Crimson cloth, gilt letters on spine, 262 text pp., followed by 150 BW plate pages at rear; one color plate as frontispiece. An updated edition of this catalogue outlining the Nimrud Ivories, dating from the 9th through 7th centuries B.C. from the Assyrian city of Nimrud in present-day Iraq. A scarce volume. VG (Outer spine is slightly faded; pages are beginning to tan in margins; former owner name and year on first page.). Seller Inventory # 155924