The Land of Shinar by Leonard Cottrell


The Land of Shinar, the cradle of mankind, its history, civilisation, treasures, poetic literature, myths, religious texts, legal and business documents, death pits, and reputation as the Garden of Eden, site of the Great Flood and the building of the Ark described, examined and analysed by an acknowledged historian. A list of Sumerian kings and an index to scriptural quotations conclude the volume.

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Condition: Good. 1965.

First Edition. 222 pages. White pictorial dust jacket over brown cloth. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and tanning. Unclipped jacket has light edge wear with minor tears and chipping. Mild rubbing and marking. Tanning to spine and edges.

Now in a protective plastic cover to prevent damage.

Copyright 1965

First Published in 1965 by Souvenir Press Ltd

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