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Claudius James Rich
1815-18 2vol in1 Memoir on the Ruins of Babylon with Second Memoir 1st Ed Claudi
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1815. Click here to see our other books! Memoir on the Ruins of Babylon [With] Second Memoir on Babylon Claudius James Rich 1815-1818 Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown : London 9.5" by 6" [3], iv, 2-67; [7], 2-60pp SUMMARY An extremely scarce, finely bound, first edition of Claudius James Rich's two historical works on Babylon. First Edition,Illustrated,Leather Binding Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 0.5 KG when packed UK Postage: £ FREE POSTAGE US Postage: £ 19.99 EU Postage: £ 15.99 European Postage: £ 16.99 Asia Postage: £ 21.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 25.99 DESCRIPTION Being the first edition of his 'Memoirs of Babylon' and his 'Second Memoir of Babylon'. Illustrated, with three plates to the first volume, and three plates to the second volume. With publishers' adverts to the second volume. Library bookplate to the front pastedown for Worcester Library. With their blind stamp to the plates. Claudius Rich was a traveller and antiquarian scholar. He was appointed a cadet in the East India Company's service, which allowed him to travel to Constantinople. He then proceeded to Alexandria as an assistant to the British consul-general, where he learned Arabic. He then travelled much of the Middle East and Asia. Upon moving to Baghdad as the British Resident in 1808, he devoted his time to investigating the geography, history and antiquities of the district. A detailed description of Babylon at the start of the nineteenth century. Here are two very scarce works, beautifully presented in a smart quarter calf bind … [Click Below for Full Description]
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