Handsome volume with photographs and fine colour plates after paintings by Jules Guérin
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.
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).
- Number of Books
- Egyptian, Egyptology, Archaeology, Architecture, History, Illustrated, Travels
- Author/ Illustrator
- Robert Hichens
- Book Title
- Egypt And Its Monuments
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Hodder & Stoughton
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 27×18 cm