The Letters and Inscriptions of Hammurabi, King of Babylon, about B.C. 2200, to which are added a series of letters of other Kings of the First Dynasty of Babylon. The original Babylonian texts, edited from tablets in the British Museum, with English translations, summaries of contents, etc. Vol I Introduction and the Babylonian Texts Luzac’s Semitic Text and Translation Series Vol II

King, L.W.; Hammurabi


Publisher: Luzac
Place Published: London
Edition: 1st thus
Date Published: 1898
Illustrator: b&w frontispiece illustration
Size: 8vo

Volume I of L.W. King’s edition of the Letters and Inscriptions of Hammurabi, containing King’s introduction, list of letters and inscriptions, and followed by The Babylonian Texts in the form of 134 full-page schematic representations (showing the letters obverse and reverse sides, and supplying the British Museum reference number; being Vol II in the Luzac’s Semitic Text and Translation Series; b&w frontispiece plate illustration with tissue-guard; maroon cloth boards with gilt titling, top edge gilt; mild foxing to endpapers, prelims and text block, heavy tanning to frontispiece tissue-guard, some toning to edges of pages, o.w. G-VG throughout; boards lightly rubbed, with worn spot to foot of spine.

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