LAYARD, Austen Henry.
Nineveh and its remains:
with an account of a visit to the Chaldaean Christians of Kurdistan, and the Yezidis, or Devil-Worshippers; and an enquiry into the manners and arts of the ancient Assyrians. [With] Discoveries in the ruins of Ninevah and Babylon; with travels in Armenia,
3 volumes, first edition of second work, first work sixth thousand. First work: 2 vols, lithographed frontispiece in each volume, 20 plates, 4 folding plans, a folding map and numerous illustrations in the text; Second work: 14 engraved plates and plans, many folding, 2 folding maps, text illustrations throughout, occasional light foxing, uniformly bound in contemporary polished maroon half calf gilt, marbled sides and edges, lightly rubbed,gilt lettered direct, a very good set.
Atabey 685 & 687; Blackmer 968 & 969; Abbey (Travel), 364.