The Egyptians in the Time of the Pharaohs: Being a Companion to the Crystal Palace Egyptian Collections; To which is added an introduction to the study of the Egyptian hieroglyphs by Samuel Birch
Wilkinson, J. Gardner
Price: 72.00 USD
London, Eng: Bradbury and Evans, 1857. xvi, 282 p.: color frontispiece, 1 color plate, many in-text and full-page woodcut illustrations; 19 cm. Original purple cloth with gilt-stamped spine title and decoration, and front cover medallion; blind-stamped decorative borders on both covers and center medallion on back cover. All page edges gilt. Pale yellow endpapers. Front free endpaper inscription indicating that the book was given to Mies Grainer as a music prize on July 30, 1861. In Good+ Condition: spine, and top and fore-edges are sunned; small loss of cloth at tail; 1 x 2-cm. of cloth lacking at head of spine; cloth starting to separate along back joint; corners rubbed; title page is slightly foxed; otherwise pages are clean and tight. Good +.