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1837 Manners and Customs of The Ancient Egyptians 3-Volume 1st Edition Book Set
1837. Very good condition. Tight binding, no writing. Some rubbing and wear to the boards. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper in each volume. Typical foxing. First Edition. Three Volumes. Leather Hardbacks. Raised (hubbed) spines. Gold gilt lettering and decoration on the spines. Gold gilting on front and back boards. Beautiful marbled page edges. Decorative Endpapers. Profusely illustrated. Manners and Customs of The Ancient Egyptians Including Their Private Life, Government, Laws, Arts, Manufactures, Religion, and Early History: Derived from a comparison of The Paintings, Sculptures, and Monuments Still Existing, with the Account of Ancient Authors by J. G. Wilkinson Published in MDCCCXXXVII (1837) 3 Volumes Leather Hardbacks Wilkinson's greatest published work. Profusely illustrated description of ancient Egyptian Society. Drawing upon his work in the tombs at Gurna, Wilkinson was able to present a poignant picture of daily life in ancient Egypt that instantly caught the popular imagination. First Edition. Three Volumes. Leather Hardbacks. Raised (hubbed) spines. Gold gilt lettering and decoration on the spines. Gold gilting on front and back boards. Beautiful marbled page edges. Decorative Endpapers. Profusely illustrated. Includes two pull-out illustrations. Each book measures 8 1/2" x 5 1/2". [Attributes: First Edition]
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