A History of Art in Chaldea and Assyria in Two Volumes from the French of Georges Perrot 1884 Chapman & Hall Ltd

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Journey back to the rich and ancient cultures of Chaldea and Assyria. This two-volume set of "A History of Art in Chaldea and Assyria," translated and edited by Walter Armstrong, is an absolute treasure trove for art historians, vintage book collectors, and anyone with a fascination for ancient civilizations.


  • Title: A History of Art in Chaldea and Assyria in Two Volumes
  • Author: Georges Perrot & Charles Chipiez
  • Translation and Editing: Walter Armstrong
  • Publication Year: 1884
  • Publisher: Chapman & Hall Ltd.
  • Format: Ornate Hardcover Books
  • Pages: 398 pages (Volume I), 420 pages (Volume II)
  • Dimensions: 10x7x1 inches each
  • Language: English
  • Additional Features: 452 in-text illustrations, 15 steel and color plates
  • Condition: normal wear on covers; note slight rip on top of binding as shown in photos.

Key Features:

The two volumes comprehensively explore the art and architecture of two ancient civilizations—Chaldea and Assyria. It's an intellectual odyssey you wouldn't want to miss.

With 452 in-text illustrations and an additional 15 steel and color plates, this collection is as visually compelling as informative.

The ornate hardcover design and the sheer volume of pages make this set an intellectual investment and a visually stunning piece of history to own.

Translated and edited by Walter Armstrong, these volumes render complex concepts accessible without diluting the original French text's essence.


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In Summary:

An academic feast for the eyes and mind, this two-volume set of "A History of Art in Chaldea and Assyria" is a captivating blend of scholarly depth, visual richness, and historical breadth. Ideal for collectors and academics alike.

Collections: Vintage History Books

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