Philadelphia: A.J. Holman, 1903. Item #027802
xxiv, 809 pages, illustrations, with all four maps present in pockets. The contents cover Assyrian, Babylon, Egyypt, Arabia and the so-called Hittites. H.V. Hilprecht was a leading scholar on the Near East with a specialty on Assyriology, he was able to get the leading scholars on Egypt, the Holy Land and Arabia. Israel's work in 1966 Cathedra: For the History of Eretz Israel and Its Yishuv quotes it as a major authority.