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NINEVEH AND ITS REMAINS; With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldaean Christians of Kurdistan, and the Yezidis, or Devil Worshippers; and an Enquiry Into the Manners of the Ancient Assyrians

LAYARD, Austen Henry

Published by George P Putnam, NY, 1849
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8vo, pp.(viii, 326 p., plates (some folded); 373 p., plates (some folded). Bound in publisher's brown cloth (rebaked with red binder's tape, ex-library copies with booklates, etc. Name on title page (Geo. Thacher). Extensively illustrated with approximately 100 full-page, folding, double-page and other fine engravings, building plans and maps. Marginal tear to large folding map. 18 plates in vol. 1, 85 in vol. 2. A good copy. In two separate trips, Layard was the first to discover and excavate the ancient city of Ninevah. This volume is the record of the initial discovery and excavation of the site. An extensive and detailed description and interpretation of Layard's excavations and Ninevah. Bookseller Inventory # 55653

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Title: NINEVEH AND ITS REMAINS; With an Account of ...

Publisher: George P Putnam, NY

Publication Date: 1849

Edition: First US edn.

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