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.
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Shipped tracked and insured.
- Aantal boeken
- Geïllustreerd, Geschiedenis
- Auteur/ Illustrator
- Sir J Gardner Wilkenson
- A Popular Account of the Ancient Egyptians
- Publicatiejaar oudste item
- Geïllustreerde druk
- Oorspronkelijke taal
- Harde kaft
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- Aantal pagina‘s.
- 19×14 cm