Observations Connected with Astronomy and Ancient History, Sacred and Profane, of the Ruins of Babylon, As Recently Visited and Described by Claudius James Rich, Esq., Resident for the East India Company in Bagdad: With Illustrated Engravings

Item #M4286

Very rare. Printed for the Author and Sold by John Murray, London, 1816. First edition. Small in-4, viii & 164 pages, 4 engraved plates. Rebound in new brown cloth, with a printed paper label to the spine. The book shows very light shelfwear. The binding is firm. This volume has new endpapers. The armorial bookplate of Charles Hammersley is affixed to the front pastedown. The title page displays toning. The pages and plates exhibit occasional light foxing. The postscript contains a list of subscribers. A splendid copy.

Language: English.

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