Washington DC: The Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1919. Reprint. Hardcover. Quarto (10 1/4 x 7 3/4"). xxix, , 428pp. Modern orange cloth, with gold lettering to spine. Publisher's logo to title page.
Originally published in 1910, Ward's "Seal Cylinders of Western Asia" is a detailed monograph of the cylinder art of Western Asia, from Persia to Palestine and Cyprus.
Over 1315 in-text figures depict striking engraved stone cylinder seals and gems produced by artists from about 4000 years B.C.
Ex library copy, with bookplate on inside of front cover, reference number at rear, and stamp at upper and lower paper edges. Minor abrasion to paper on inside of back cover, due to the removal of the library pocket. Binding in overall good+, interior in good+ to very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #43746