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BONOMI, Joseph. Nineveh and its palaces. The discoveries of Botta and Layard, applied to the elucidation of holy writ. London, Office of the Illustrated London Library, (1852).Original embossed cloth gilt, spine gilt. With frontispiece, map and 234 wood-engravings. XX,402 pp. First edition. - Nineveh was one of the oldest and greatest cities in antiquity on the eastern bank of the river Tigris and capital of the Neo-Assyrian empire. - Age-browned, otherwise fine. [Boeknr.: 9656 ]

€ 125,00

LAYARD, Austen Henry. 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 and arts of the ancient Assyrians. 3rd edition. London, John Murray, 1849.2 volumes. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt. With 2 tinted lithographed frontispieces, and numerous plans, plates and woodengravings (map missing). XXX,399; XII,495 pp. First edition was published the same year. - Fascinating account of Layard's discoveries in Mesopotamia. Most of the material deals with discoveries made at Nimrod. - (Foxing as usual).Blackmer Collection 968; Attabey Collection 685. [Boeknr.: 1881 ]

€ 195,00


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