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Howard Carter
THE TOMB OF TUT-ANKH-AMEN BY HOWARD CARTER 1926-1927 VOLUMES I & II MIXED STATES
London: Cassell and Company, Ltd, 1926. Very good condition. [CARTER, HOWARD; MACE, A.C.]. The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen: Discovered by the Late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter. London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1926-1927. Hardcover. In two volumes. Mixed states [vol. I: second impression, October 1926; vol. II: first edition, 1927. Cloth-bound. Octavo (240 x 160 mm), pp. [xxiii], (1), 231; [xxxiv], 277. Bound in publisher's original olive cloth with gilt lettering to front boards and spines, scarab motif in gilt and black on the front board of each volume. Decorative pastedowns and endpapers. Half-titles present in each volume. With 257 illustrations from photographs by Harry Burton (of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York). Vol. I with a sketch-plan of the tomb at rear. With appendices by Douglas E. Derry, A. Lucas, P.E. Newberry, Alexander Scott, and H.J. Plenderleith in Volume II. Printed by Butler & Tanner Ltd. Condition: VERY GOOD. Collated complete. Bindings tight, secure and square. A touch of bumping to spine ends. Covers and contents very clean indeed. Mild spotting to top page edges. Private owner bookplate to front pastedowns. Notes: Howard Carter (1874 1939) was a British archaeologist and Egyptologist who became famous after discovering the intact tomb of the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh, Tutankhamun (also known as "King Tut"), in November 1922. This is his popular account of his discovery, a work published in three volumes. Offered here are the first two volumes; a third was published in 1933. International tracked shipping - dispatched promptly and securely. Pl … [Click Below for Full Description]
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