London: Seeley, Service, & Co, 1927.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 348 pp + illustrations + publisher's catalogue, with index. Light general wear to boards including a short (less than 1 inch) tear at base of spine, name on front free endpaper, minimal toning to illustrations and surrounding pages; else clean and sound. No dust jacket. The title page describes this volume as "an account of the treasure-hunt for the buried art, wisdom & history of the Ancient East, from the Nile to Babylon, the adventures, disappointments & triumphs of the hunters & the knowledge thus acquired of the Ancient World."