WOOLLEY, C. Leonard. Ur: The First Phases. London, King Penguin, 1946.8vo. Original illustrated boards; pp. 39, 16 numbered full-page illustrations on 8 leaves, minimal wear; internally very fresh.
First edition of this beautifully produced presentation of the treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. Woolley had worked with T. E. Lawrence on archaeological sites on the Sinai peninsula and in the Holy Land before the First World War.