The Ancient Near East...Texts and Pictures Relating to the Old Testaments, 1969, HC, NF.

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Pritchard, James B. [ed]. Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1969. 
English, Near Fine, HC, 4to, 11 1/4" x 9", 274 pp.

Red cloth over board, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, slight yellowing to endpapers, light warping to text block, otherwise, superior copy inside and out, with only the most minimal, unobtrusive wear to bindings, text-block, dust jacket and endpapers. Very Good orange pictorial dust jacket, featuring black-and-white images to front and spine, white and black lettering to front, back, spine, and interior flaps, minor wear to edges and chipping of orange coating, small hole on back flap edge, otherwise, clean and intact. Protected in a paper-backed Mylar-sleeve. [vi] viii, 274 pp., replete with black-and-white images, Introduction by James B. Pritchard, sections I-XI: "Peoples and Their Dress," "Daily Life," "Writing," "Scenes From History and Monuments," "Royalty and Dignitaries," "Gods and Their Emblems," "The Practice of Religion," "Myth, Legend, and Ritual on Cylinder Seals," "Views and Plans of Excavations," "Maps," "Catalogue to the Supplement," and Index. From inside dust jacket: "This volume combines the supplements to the 1969 editions of The Ancient Near East in Pictures and of Ancient Near Eastern Texts, Relating to the Old Testament...The supplement to Pictures contains over a hundred photographs of discoveries at fifteen new sites and many older ones...For the supplement to Texts each contributor was invited to add translations of any relevant texts that had been discovered or published since the earlier selections were made and to bring the references in his annotations up to date."

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