History of Ancient Egypt

George RAWLINSON

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History of Ancient Egypt
History of Ancient Egypt
History of Ancient Egypt
History of Ancient Egypt
History of Ancient Egypt
History of Ancient Egypt

FIRST EDITION OF RAWLINSON’S HISTORY OF ANCIENT EGYPT, HANDSOMELY BOUND

RAWLINSON, George. History of Ancient Egypt. London: Longmans, Green, 1881. Two volumes . Octavo, mid 20th-century three-quarter green morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. $1400.

First edition, with a frontispiece color-outlined map of Egypt, nine full-page plates and hundreds of in-text wood engravings, handsomely bound by the Burrows Brothers.

In this comprehensive history, noted antiquities scholar and writer Rawlinson reveals an intimate acquaintance with the history of Egypt, as well as the literature and culture of the region. The illustrations give a comprehensive picture of Egyptian culture, depicting early forms of writing and painting, ancient relief sculpture and architecture, tools and weaponry, and various cultural artifacts.

Spines evenly toned to brown. A handsome set.

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