LAYARD'S NINEVEH, KURDISTAN 1849
AND ITS REMAINS
AN ACCOUNT OF A VISIT TO
THE CHALDÆN CHRISTIANS OF KURDISTAN AND THE YEZIDIS
BY AUSTEN LAYARD
IN TWO VOLUMES
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Nineveh and Its Remains by Austen Henry Layard. Volume 1 only. Published in London by John Murray in 1849. Includes plates, woodcuts and plans. Map to illustrate Journeys in Mesopotamia, Kurdistan and Sinjar. Contents include First Journey in Assyria, Mohammed Pasha, Journey to Al Hather, Departure for the Tiyari Mountains, Asheetha, Introduction of Christianity into Assyria, Excavations on a large scale undertaken by the British Museum. 'One of the workmen, on catching the first glimpse of the monster, had thrown down his basket and run off towards Mosul.' 399 pages. 5.75 x 9 inches.