Observations connected with Astronomy and Ancient History, sacred and profane, on the Ruins of Babylon,
as recently visited and described by Claudius James Rich, Esq., Resident for the East India Company at Baghdad. London Printed for the author 1816
First edition 4to, pp.viii, 164, 4 engraved plates, subscriber list. A very good copy in original boards, new paper spine.
The Rev. Thomas Maurice, author of Indian Antiquities, was Assistant Librarian at the British Museum. This book was privately published. The plates are: The supposed Ruins of the Tower of Babel; Ancient Inscription on the Walls of Persepolis, &c; The Great Pagoda of Tanjore; A Mexican Temple to the Sun and Moon.