Robert Hichens - Egypt And Its Monuments - 1920

Description
Robert Hichens - Egypt And Its Monuments - 1920
History, Illustrated, Travels, Egyptian, Egyptology, Archaeology, Architecture - Quantity: 1

Handsome volume with photographs and fine colour plates after paintings by Jules Guérin

Item Description
A fascinating copy in nice condition. The book is profusely illustrated with tissue-guarded coloured frontispiece, and 59 plates, including 19 tissue-guarded fine colour plates, printed on quality papers, after paintings by Jules Guérin.

Published by Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1920. Handsomely bound in publisher's brown cloth boards with elaborate Victorian gilt lettering and Egyptian design on front cover and spine.

Book Dimensions: 27 x 18 cm & Number of Pages: 272

Contents: the Pyramids, the Sphinx, Sakkara, Abydos, the Nile, Denderah, Karnak, Luxor, Colossi of Memnon, Medinet-Abu, the Ramesseum, Deir-El-Bahari [Hatsepsut], the Tombs of the kings, Edfu, Kom Ombos, Philæ, ‘Pharaoh's bed’, Old Cairo.

Condition
A well-preserved copy. Solid and well bound volume. Light wear to boards’ corners, and head and tail of spine. Internally the book is in very good condition. No owners’ name or inscription. Occasional spotting marks or foxing on few pages. All pages are tightly held at the gutter. Inner hinges are very good. The text and plates are clean and bright (Please see pictures).





Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Egyptian, Egyptology, Archaeology, Architecture, History, Illustrated, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Robert Hichens
Book Title
Egypt And Its Monuments
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1920
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
272
Dimensions
27×18 cm
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