The Mummies of Urumchi (Elizabeth Wayland Barber)

The Mummies of Urumchi (Elizabeth Wayland Barber) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Archaeology shelves. priced at £6.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…

London: Macmillan, 1999, Hardback in dust wrapper.

2nd impression, first edition 1999. Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Black & white drawings; Maps; List of sources;

From the cover: In the museums of Urumchi, the windswept regional capital of the Uyghur Autonomous Region in Western China what we know as Chinese Turkestan a collection of ancient mummies lay at the centre of an enormous mystery. Some of Urumchis mummies date back as far as 4,000 years contemporaries of thos…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Previous owners’ name to the first blank alongside a small return address sticker. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.

Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 240 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.


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