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Assyria; Her Manners and Customs, Arts and Arms: restored from her monuments

by Gosse, P.H.

  • Hardback £125.00
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  • Catalogue No : 38129
  • Published : 1852
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : xviii, 642
  • Publisher : SPCK
  • Published In : London
  • Illustrations : map frontis, 157 text woodcuts


First and only edition. This is the fourth and last of Gosse's books about biblical lands and peoples. Three of the illustrations are signed by J.W. Whimper. The map is by J. Archer.

Freeman & Wertheimer, 57 (but this binding is not recorded).


8vo in 12s, orig. blue beaded cloth, blind stamped decorative border to both boards, central gilt decorative device to front board, repeated in blind to rear, decorative gilt floral design to spine framing the title, 'Assyria.', aeg. Cloth rubbed, some wear to head/foot of spine. Ink inscription to endpaper.

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