Elephant folio (15 1/4 x 19"). XXI, , 25, pp (Text), 63pp (Plates). Original brown and brick cloth, with gold lettering to spine. Frontispiece counted as a plate. Illustrated with 12 in-text figures and 91 single and double-page plates (including the last three in full color), this second volume of the Khorsabad publication series provides a very careful account, with special emphasis upon architectural matters of the excavations in the town and on the Citadel, together with the temple of the god Nabu, at Khorsabad, known in antiquity as Dur Sharrukin, the residence of King Sargon of Assyria (722-705 b.c.).Ex-library copy with sticker at tail of spine and upper margin of front cover. Bookplate on inside of front cover, and pocket at rear. Corners heavily rubbed and frayed. Moderate rubbing at head and tail of spine. Upper front corner bumped, thus slightly affecting very first pages throughout (not affecting text or images). A small part of the lower margin of plates 84 to 87 slightly dented (not affecting images). Binding in overall good-, interior in good+ to very good, plates in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Khorsabad Part II: The Citadel and the Town ...
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publication Date: 1938
Book Condition: g- to vg
Edition: First edition.
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