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Austen Layard
Map to Illustrate Mr. Layard's Journies in Assyria, Armenia and Kurdistan.
London: John Murray, c. 1852. Very Good. Maps Asia Middle East Iran, Iraq; Maps Asia Middle East Caucasus.; , A very interesting map of the northern part of Kurdistan during the mid 19th century. The map borders to the south city of Mosul to the north lake of Van (present day Turkey). To the east, Iran and to the west Syria. With a small inset map of the region surrounding the Armenian city of Erzerum.The Rt Hon Sir Austen Henry Layard (1817 - 1894) was an English traveller, archaeologist, cuneiformist, art historian, draughtsman, collector, author, politician and diplomat, best known as the excavator of Nimrud and of Niniveh, where he uncovered, in 1851, the library of Ashurbanipal., Size : 460x470 (mm), 18.11x18.50 (Inches), Hand Colored
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Canada]
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