Modern assyriology has become a rapid and complex series of discoveries. To dogmatise is to be unscientific. The enthusiastic research of tomorrow may overthrow the theory of today. "The master of the magicians" be it remembered is not an archaeological treatise, but a novel.Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.