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Austen Layard
General Map to accompany Mr. Layard's Travels in Mesopotamia
London: John Murray, c. 1853. Very Good. Maps Asia Middle East Iran, Iraq; , A very interesting map of present day Iraq and the southern part of Kurdistan during the mid 19th century. 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 : 290x365 (mm), 11.42x14.37 (Inches), Hand Colored
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Canada]
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