Lot No: 4014

(Mesopotamia, Babylonia, Middle East, present day Iraq, Syria) Leonard William King: 'A History of Sumer and Akkad. An account of the early races of Babylonia from prehistoric times to the foundation of the Babylonian monarchy', London, Chatto & Windus, 1910, 1st edition, frontis + 33 full page plates, 12 maps and plans (of which 1 folding), plus numerous ills. in text as called for, ex Repton School Library inkstamp to title page, two small ref. numbers to front pastedown/FFEP, original cloth gilt, top edge gilt; Edmund Candler: 'The Long Road to Baghdad', London, Cassell, 1919, 1st edition, 2 volumes, 19 maps and plans (2 folding) + 16 full page plates as called for, uniform original pictorial cloth gilt; Eleanor Franklin Egan: 'The War in the Cradle of the World', L, H & S, [1918], 1st edition, portrait frontis + 24 photographic ills. on 15 full page plates, original cloth (spine browned), mounted illustration to front cover; [Ibn al-Muqaffa]: 'Kalila et Dimna. Fables Indiennes traduites du Persian en Arabe', Mossoul [Mosul], Imp. des Peres Dominicains, 1883, 3rd edition, contemporary half cloth gilt; Marquess Curzon of Kedleston: 'Tales of Travel', L, H & S, 1923, port frontis + 26 plates (including large folding plate 'Map of Afghanistan, prepared by Amir Abdur Rahman Khan'), content includes Afghanistan, Iran, Kuwait etc, original cloth gilt (6)

Sale Price: £160.00

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Catalogue information

This lot was listed in the Books & Ephemera catalogue.

Location: The Waveney Room
Date: 14th June 2022
Started: 10:00 am
Lots in auction: 272

Online deadline: 14th June 2022, 9:30 am
Contact: Robert Henshilwood
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