DOROW, WILHELM. 1970-1846.   Die Assyrische Keilschrift. BOUND WITH: Die Indische Mythologie. Wiesbaden: Ludwig Schellensberg, 1820 & 1821.<BR />
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DOROW, WILHELM. 1970-1846. Die Assyrische Keilschrift. BOUND WITH: Die Indische Mythologie. Wiesbaden: Ludwig Schellensberg, 1820 & 1821.
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DOROW, WILHELM. 1970-1846.
Die Assyrische Keilschrift. BOUND WITH: Die Indische Mythologie. Wiesbaden: Ludwig Schellensberg, 1820 & 1821.
2 volumes in 1. [8], 62, [1]; xx, 110, [1] pp. 3 lithographed plates (2 folding) in Assyrische and 3 (1 folding) in Indische. Modern quarter cloth with original wrappers bound in. Leaves toned, short tear to bound edge of Assyrische, short tears at folds of a few plates, staining to front wrapper of Indische.

FIRST EDITIONS. 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).
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