Georges Perrot and Charles Chipiez - A History of Art in Ancient Egypt - 1883

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Georges Perrot and Charles Chipiez - A History of Art in Ancient Egypt - 1883
Archaeology, Architecture, Art, History, Illustrated - Quantity: 2

Original gold plated decorated linen bindings - lxiv, 444, xiv, 434 pp.

Complete set of 2 parts.

With a total of 598 engravings in the text and 14 steel engravings of which 4 coloured plates.

Condition: Bindings with signs of wear, in particular the bottom and top of the spines and the corners. Spine decorations discoloured. The text block is in good condition, clean and odourless.
With beautiful partially foldable plates.

Content:
Volume I - The general character of Egyptian civilization, Egyptian Architecture, Sepulchral architecture, Sacred architecture, List of 255 illustrations + 7 tinted/coloured plates.
Volume II -Civil and military architecture, Methods of construction, Sculpture, Painting, Industrial arts, Appendix, Index, List of 336 illustrations + 8 tinted/coloured plates.

A brilliant publication.

'Chipiez with the help of architect, hellenist, and architectural historian Georges Perrot wrote some of the most detailed description of the architectural achievements of the ancient world in such places as Egypt, Greece, Persia, Lydia, Lycia and Assyria. Chipiez would also create some of the most detailed virtual architectural drawings of the ancient monuments that once stood erect, bringing them to life.'

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(total of 2 books)

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
2
Subject
Archaeology, Architecture, Art, History, Illustrated
Author/ Illustrator
Georges Perrot and Charles Chipiez
Book Title
A History of Art in Ancient Egypt
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1883
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
English
Original language
No
Publisher
London, Chapman Hall
Number of pages
878
Dimensions
270×175 mm
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