LAYARD, Austen Henry.
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.
First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xxiii,1-336; ii, 337-686pp., 5 folding maps, 11 lithographed plates (2 folding, 8 tinted), wood-engravings in the text, leaf of adverts at end of vol. II, original fine-ribbed pale brown cloth, blindstamped greek key borders, gilt device to upper covers, blindstamped to lower, gilt lettering, scattered light foxing, a fine set.