Rare publication on an early visit to the site of Babylon in 1811 (1839 - 1839)

Rich, C.J.

Narrative of a Journey to the site of Babylon in 1811 with a narrative of a journey to Persepolis.

Published: 1839

Date: 1839 - 1839

Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Memoir on the Ruins; . Remarks on the Topography of Ancient Babylon, by Major Rennell, Second Memoir on the Ruins.: with Narrative of a Journey to Persepolis. edited by his widow. 8vo.(8¾x5½ins.) pp.xv,xlvii,324. Half title, 6 engraved plates including one double page plan, fldng. engraved plan, one engraving in text, 18 engraved double page plates of inscriptions. Orig. blind stamped cloth, spine lettered in gilt. THE EADIE LIBRARY COPY with their gilt title on spine, their cancelled library label on front fixed e.p. and withdrawn stamp on verso t.p. SIGNED BY EADIE on title page. Corners very lightly bumped, hint of chipping to head and foot of spine. V.G. Published by Duncan and Malcolm, London in 1839.

Condition
Very Good

Binding
Hardcover

£450

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