Samuel Manning - Egypt; The Land of the Pharaohs. Egypt and Sinai: Illustrated by Pen and Pencil - 1880

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Samuel Manning - Egypt; The Land of the Pharaohs. Egypt and Sinai: Illustrated by Pen and Pencil - 1880
Archaeology, Bindings, History, Illustrated, Travels - Quantity: 1 - Limited edition

Original leather binding, original endpapers - 224 pp. - 28 × 20 cm.

Abundantly illustrated.

Condition: Good. Special: bound in the luxurious leather binding; it shows minor wear, corners are slightly bent, but the book is mainly good and solid. The endpapers and first/last leaves are severely foxed, otherwise the leaves are almost clean. Without date, early or first edition (in which Abu Simbel is still called ‘Ipsamboul’, and considering the calligraphic inscription from 1881 (see photo). Three edges gilt.

Contents:
Section I Alexandria to Cairo, Section II Cairo to Assouan, Section III Assouan to Ipsamboul (Abu-Simbel), Section IV The Suez Canal, Section V Egypt to Sinai.

Registered shipping.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Archaeology, Bindings, History, Illustrated, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Samuel Manning
Book Title
Egypt; The Land of the Pharaohs. Egypt and Sinai: Illustrated by Pen and Pencil
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1880
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Religious Tract Society
Binding/ Material
Leather
Extras
Limited edition
Number of pages
224
Dimensions
28×20 cm
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