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Creator:
Layard, Austen Henry, Sir, 1817-1894.
Title(s):

Discoveries in the ruins of Nineveh and Babylon : with travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the desert : being the result of a second expedition undertaken for the Trustees of the British Museum / by Austen H. Layard ...

Published/Created:
London : John Murray, 1853.
Physical Description:
xxiii, [1], 686 p., [16] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., maps, plans ; 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS70 L435 1853
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN 1993 455: Autograph of G.N. Douglas dated Edinburgh Oct. 2nd 1885 on half title.
BEIN 1993 4f5: "Map to illustrate Mr. Layars journeys in Assyria ..." mounted and signed: G.N. Douglas, Edinburgh, Oct. 2nd 1885 mounted Karlsuhe Oct. 12th 1885. From the library of Archie Douglas.
BAC: This copy is the Abbey copy.
BAC: Binder's ticket: Bound by Remnant & Edmonds.
BAC: British Art Center copy contains manuscript notes.
BAC: Published simultaneously with the New York edition. Slight variation in title, i.e. Discoveries among the ruins of Ninevah and Babylond.
BAC: Bound in gold-stamped green publishers binding.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Printed by Spottiswoode and Shaw, New Street Square.
Illustrations by Nicholas Chevalier; after S. C. Malan and Frederick Charles Cooper.
Abbey, J.R. Travel 364
Subject Terms:
Babylon (Extinct city) -- Description and travel.
Douglas, Archibald, 1899-
Douglas, Archie -- Ownership.
Douglas, Norman, 1868-1952 -- Autograph.
Lithography -- Specimens -- 1853.
Middle East -- Description and travel.
Murray, John -- Publisher.
Nineveh (Extinct city) -- Description and travel.
Remnant & Edmonds -- Binder.
Spottiswoode and Shaw -- Printer.
Voyages and travels.
Contributors:
Chevalier, N. (Nicholas), 1828-1902, engraver.
Malan, Solomon Caesar, 1812-1894, engraver.
Cooper, Frederick Charles, fl. 1844-1868, ill.
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