Egypt: Ancient Sites and Modern Scenes

Maspero, Sir Gaston; Elizabeth Lee (Translator)

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company
Date Published: 1911
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 33480


330pp. Octavo [22 cm] 3/4 light brown leather with marbled paper covered boards, and red and green leather gilt stamped title labels on the spine. Top edge gilt. Marbled endsheets. Very good. Extremities gently rubbed. There is a 1/2 inch long tear in the paper along the top edge of the rear board, exposing the underlying boards. There is a contemporary gift inscription on the third front flyleaf, and there is a contemporary owner's name on the front flyleaf. The rear endsheet has multiple long, but very light stains. Else, internally very clean. The pages are tanned.


With seventeen illustrations. Subjects include A Cab Drive in Siout, Denderah, The Departure of the Royal Mummies, Karnak- Legends and Superstitions and more.