first edition Hardcover
1909 · Philadelphia
by Poebel, Arno (Text by); H. V. Hilprecht (Edited by)
Philadelphia: Department of Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania, 1909. First edition. Hardcover. vg. Folio (12 x 9 1/4"). xvi, 164, pp (Text); 60, x leaves (Plates). Modern olive cloth, with gold lettering to spine. This volume is divided into the following sections: Introduction, the scheme of legal documents from Nippur, the seals, the date-formulas of the reigns from Hammu-rabi to Samsu-ditana, the naming of the years after events, the political history from Sin-muballit's seventeenth year to the end of the dynasty, concordance of proper names, etc.. The text pages are followed by 60 autographed plates (138 inscriptions) and 10 plates of half-tone reproductions. Ex-library bookplate on inside of front cover, and pocket on inside of back cover. Ex-library stamp to top and bottom edges. Binding and interior in very good condition.
(Inventory #: 45838)