Books on Egypt and Chaldaea Vol. V. Assyrian Language. Easy Lessons in the Cuneiform Inscriptions.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1901. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xiv (i), 216pp., including transliterated glossary Assyrian-English (205-216). Original orange cloth with decorative framing and black lettering on cover and spine. Books on Egypt and Chaldaea Vols. V. Illustrated with Comparative table, showing the development of the cuneiform characters from the early picture-signs, including Specimen of cuneiform writing upon clay, List of picture signs drawn by an Assyrian scribe about B. C. 6500, inscriptions of Darius and Xerxes cut in the rock at Mount Elwend near Hamadan, and The Rock of Behistun with the great inscription of Darius, among others. Some of these interlinear, others on facing pages. Texts with interlinear trasnliteration and translation: 1. The genealogy of Tiglath-Pileser I., 2. The Titel of Sargon II., 3. The revolt of Tirhakan, King of Egypt, against Ashur-Bani-Pal, 4. The rebuilding of Babylon by Nebuchadnezar II... Light wear along edges of binding and lightly rubbed. Small browned broadside printed in Hebrew laid in. Very good condition. Item #51029