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Lot 48: LAYARD, Austen Henry (1817-94). Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon; with Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the Desert. London: John Murray, 1853. 8vo. Half title, folding engraved frontispiece, 13 plates and plans, some folding, illustrations, some full-page (frontispiece stained, occasional spotting). Original pictorial cloth decorated in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Provenance: Aedes Carthusianae (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. With 4 other miscellaneous books. (5)

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts

by Chiswick Auctions

November 30, 2016

Acton, London, United Kingdom

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  • LAYARD, Austen Henry (1817-94). Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon; with Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the Desert. London: John Murray, 1853. 8vo. Half title, folding engraved frontispiece, 13 plates and plans, some folding, illustrations, some full-page (frontispiece stained, occasional spotting). Original pictorial cloth decorated in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Provenance: Aedes Carthusianae (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. With 4 other miscellaneous books. (5)
  • LAYARD, Austen Henry (1817-94). Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon; with Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the Desert. London: John Murray, 1853. 8vo. Half title, folding engraved frontispiece, 13 plates and plans, some folding, illustrations, some full-page (frontispiece stained, occasional spotting). Original pictorial cloth decorated in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Provenance: Aedes Carthusianae (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. With 4 other miscellaneous books. (5)
  • LAYARD, Austen Henry (1817-94). Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon; with Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the Desert. London: John Murray, 1853. 8vo. Half title, folding engraved frontispiece, 13 plates and plans, some folding, illustrations, some full-page (frontispiece stained, occasional spotting). Original pictorial cloth decorated in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Provenance: Aedes Carthusianae (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. With 4 other miscellaneous books. (5)
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Description: LAYARD, Austen Henry (1817-94). Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon; with Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the Desert. London: John Murray, 1853. 8vo. Half title, folding engraved frontispiece, 13 plates and plans, some folding, illustrations, some full-page (frontispiece stained, occasional spotting). Original pictorial cloth decorated in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Provenance: Aedes Carthusianae (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. With 4 other miscellaneous books. (5)

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