Myths of Babylonia and Assyria
(London: The Gresham Publishing Company, no date). . 8vo; original olive-green cloth with decorative device and black lettering to spine and upper cover; tinted top edge; pp. xxxix + (i) + 537, incl. index; folding map of Babylonia and Assyria; monochrome plates of antiquities, and full-colour plates after paintings by E. Wallcousins depicting scenes from folklore. Bookplate of Ernest Aldington Hunt to front pastedown, and earlier owner's name, with date "29th Dec. 1928" to front free endpaper; moderate foxing throughout, which is somewhat more pronounced to outermost leaves. Good to very good condition. "This volume deals with the myths and legends of Babylonia and Assyria, and as these reflect the civilization in which they developed, a historical narrative has been provided, beginning with the early Sumerian Age and concluding with the periods of the Persian and Grecian Empires. Over thirty centuries of human progress are thus passed under review.".
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N° du livre: 9625
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Mots-clés: Archaeology. Fertile Crescent. Mesopotamia