xxx,444pp;xxxv,483pp; + plates volume. Numerous woodcuts and fold out plates, some in colour. G : in Good condition. Covers rubbed and discoloured. Small square at head of outer spine missing to volume one and chip to spine head of volume two. Staining to eps of volume 2. Contents of all three volumes bright Green/gilt hardback cloth cover. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : A Second Series of the Manners and Customs ...
Éditeur : John Murray
Date d'édition : 1841
Edition : First Edition.
Description du livre John Murray, London., 1841. État : Very Good. 1841. Hard Covers. Books: bindings poor, internally Very Good. Half brown leather to marbled boards. Leather corners rubbed, part of spine on Volumes 1 and 3 are missing, all of spine binding missing from Volume 2. 8.5x5.5. Vol 1: 444pp. Volume 2: 483pp, Volume 3: 88 plates +37pp index, Colour frontis, some colour & b/w plates, some folding. A really good set, spoilt by the poor bindings, would make an excellent rebinding project. These volumes form a detailed, illustrated history of the lives of the ancient Egyptians. They look at private lives, government, laws, arts, manufactures, religion and early history. Sir J. Gardner Wilkinson (1797-1875), British Egyptologist. N° de réf. du libraire 1862366