Sir J Gardner Wilkenson - A Popular Account of the Ancient Egyptians - 1854

Omschrijving
Sir J Gardner Wilkenson - A Popular Account of the Ancient Egyptians - 1854
Geïllustreerd, Geschiedenis - Aantal: 2 - Anders - zie de beschrijving

Published by John Murray in 1854

Complete two volume set with fold-out frontispiece and 500 woodcuts Illustrated with 500 woodcuts

Volume 1: 419 pages
Volume 2: 439 pages

Wonderful fold-out frontispiece within Vol. II captioned ‘Mode of Transporting a Colossus from the Quarries’

Uniformly bound in the original publisher's brown boards with design of Egyptian motifs on upper boards. Gilt lettering and decorations

Sir John Gardner Wilkinson was an English traveller, writer and pioneer Egyptologist of the 19th century. He is often referred to as "the Father of British Egyptology".

Interior of both books in good condition.
Worn spine ends and rounded/bumped corners. Volume 2 has sections of the spine that is missing. Volume 2 has a crack along both edges of the spine.

Please view the photos for further details!
Shipped tracked and insured.

Kavelgegevens
Object
Boek
Aantal boeken
2
Onderwerp
Geïllustreerd, Geschiedenis
Auteur/ Illustrator
Sir J Gardner Wilkenson
Boektitel
A Popular Account of the Ancient Egyptians
Staat
Goed
Publicatiejaar oudste item
1854
Druk
Geïllustreerde druk
Taal
Engels
Oorspronkelijke taal
Ja
Band
Harde kaft
Extra's
Anders - zie de beschrijving
Aantal pagina‘s.
858
Afmetingen
19×14 cm
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