Publisher: Printed by John Avery & Co, Aberdeen;
Date of Publication: 1897
Stock Code: 5540
FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp x, 341. 158 illustrations of which 4 in colour including frontispiece, plus 4 maps and plans of which 1 in colour and 1 fold-out to rear. Bottle green cloth with titles and decorative motifs in gilt to spine and upper board. Aeg; foliate endpapers. Cover cloth creased at spine tips and a little rubbed at corners; bright and clean. inner hinges cracked but holding; free endpapers toned. Retailer’s ticket to front pastedown; no annotation or inscriptions. A Good copy.
First hand account of travels in the region, with an introductory preface by Rev A H Sayce, Professor of Assyriology at Oxford. Scarce.