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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 Accounts of Ancient Authors. Illustrated by Drawings of Those Subjects. In Three Volumes
London: John Murray, 1837. First Edition. Hardcover. Complete set in three volumes. xxxii, [1], 406pp; xxxiv, 446pp; xxiv, 404pp + [2], 8pp of publisher's advertisements. Errata slips in each volume at the end of the list of plates. Finely bound in green half calf over marbled boards by Scura of Rome. Spines with four raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold. Color frontispieces, thirteen inserted plates (some folding) with color and b&w lithographs, and more than four hundreds in-text and full page woodcut illustrations. A bright and clean near fine set with a touch of foxing to some of the plates and leaves, and a tiny ink stain to the bottom edge of volume 2. ; Octavo.
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