Author:JOHN MALCOLM RUSSELL

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From Nineveh to New York: The Strange Story of th

By: JOHN MALCOLM RUSSELL

Price: $15.00

Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM496972

ISBN: 0300064594

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


The story of Sir Austen Henry Layard's rediscovery of ancient Assyria and its fabled capital, Nineveh, is one of the great tales of the 19th century. No less remarkable is the story of the collection, dispersal and then re-acquisition in the 20th century of the world's greatest Assyrian collection ever to be in private hands. In this history of the reception of ancient Assyrian art in England and subsequently in America, John Malcolm Russell recounts that story of the hu... View more info