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A collection of 229 volumes relating to Iraq, from ancient times to
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Richardson's The loss of the Tigris. A poem (1840), Andrew's Euphrates valley [railway] route to India (1882), Mignan's Travels in Chaldaea (1829), Chesney's Narrative of the Euphrates expedition (1868), Soane's To Mesopotamia and Kurdistan in disguise (1912), Fiey's Mossoul Chrétienne (no date), British Naval Intelligence's Iraq and the Persian Gulf, September 1944 (c.1945), Huart's Histoire de Bagdad (1901), Casey's Baghdad & points East (1928), Erskine's King Faisal of Iraq (1933), Groves's Mémoires... missionnaire à Bagdad et aux Indes (1861), Gosse's Assyria (1852), Poinssot's Voyage de Bagdad à Alep, 1808 (1899), Awad and al-'Alouchi's A Bibliography of Baghdad (1962), Mignot's Bagdad (1893), Bonomi's Nineveh and its Palaces (1853), a presentation copy of Webb's Up the Tigris to Bagdad (1870), many in original cloth, wornand 212 others; the lot sold not subject to return
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