Vestiges of Assyria / by Felix Jones ; aided in the field operations by J.M. Hyslop.
Jones, John Felix, d. 1878
[Calcutta?] : John Walker, 1855.
3 maps : col. ; 122 x 77 cm., on sheets 130 x 77 cm.
"Constructed from trigonometrical survey in the spring of 1852 at the command of the government of India." Chiefly in English. Some place names given also in Arabic. ICU Includes cuneiform inscriptions. Relief shown by shading. sheet 1. Ichnographic sketch of the remains of ancient Nineveh with the enceinte of modern Mosul of Arab M.S.S. and the [Mespila] of the Anabasis -- sheet 2. Positions and plan of the ancient cities of Nimrūd and Selamīyeh, the former identical with the [Larissa] of Xenophon, perhaps the Calah of Genesis and ... of the cuneiform inscrptions -- sheet 3. Map of the country included in the angle formed by the river Tigris & the Upper Zab shewing the disposition of the various ancient sites in the vicinity of Nineveh. University of Chicago copy signed: True copy of the original, Felix Jones. Baghdad 15th July 1852.
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533EX AS79 1852
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