CONDER, Claude Reignier. The Hittites and their Language. Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1898.
8vo. Original maroon cloth, lettered and ornamented in gilt; pp. x, 312, numerous plates at the end; minimal wear to extremities, otherwise a very good copy of a scarce work.
~b~First edition~i~, of one of the first works on the ancient people, who settled all over Anatolia, Mesopotamia and the Levant. Claude Reignier Conder, (1848–1910), an army officer, linguist, surveyor and explorer of Palestine here deals with the archaeology, language and origins of the Hittites, whose ancestors might have been relatives of later Mongolian peoples.