NILE GLEANINGS Concerning the Ethnology, History and Art of Ancient Egypt as Revealed by Egyptian ...

NILE GLEANINGS Concerning the Ethnology, History and Art of Ancient Egypt as Revealed by Egyptian Paintings and Bas-Reliefs. With Descriptions of Nubia and its Great Rock Temples to the Second Cataract.

Stuart Villiers

Published by London John Murray, Albemarle Street 1879, 1879
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First Edition Illustrated throughout, with 58 coloured and outline plates from sketches and impressions taken from the monuments. Tall, thick 8vo, publisher's original blue cloth, decorated with fine pictorial designs in gilt and colours on the spine and upper cover, lettered in gilt. xx, 431 pp. Internally quite clean and well preserved, some evidence of use, the binding with some wear to the spine panel, a bit of cracking to the cloth of the panel, some rubbing to the extremities and tips, still a good copy. FIRST EDITION OF THIS BEAUTIFULLY PRODUCED AND WELL ILLUSTRATED BOOK. The author had been sent to Egypt as a representative of the British Government. While there he wrote several important books on the subject. Bookseller Inventory # 26154

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Title: NILE GLEANINGS Concerning the Ethnology, ...

Publisher: London John Murray, Albemarle Street 1879

Publication Date: 1879

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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