Lot 291 of 438:
Works of Wilhelm Dorow  

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Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Die Assyrische Keilschrift. [Bound with] Die Indische Mythologie
Author:
Dorow, Wilhelm
Place:
Wesibaden
Publisher:
Ludwig Schellenberg
Date:
1820-21
Description:

Two volumes in one. [viii], 62, [2]; xx, 110, [1 errata] pp. Three plates in each work. (4to) 23x20 cm (9x7¾") early half cloth and marbled boards, paper spine label. Original wrappers bound in. First Edition.

In the first work, Dorow "gives engravings of three cylinders, one of them after Lichtenstein's Tentamen and the two others not before published. They are both among the most important cylinders known" (Ward, The Seal Cylinders of Western Asia p 13).

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear; one plate with stub tear and old tape repair; lightly toned; very good.
 
Item number:
293563
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