A Account of the Ancient Egyptians.


The ancient Egyptians left more information about themselves and their culture in their tombs and paintings than any other civilisation.From this wealth of knowledgr,the author documents in extraordinary detail the habits,customs,art and methods of this seminal civilisation.The arrangement of houses,games and amusements,music and insruments,armour,transport,festivals,farming methods,laws and scientific knowledge are just some of the subjects covered in this remarkable two volume work published in 1854.

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H/b in nice clean boards,guilt to spine,in a v/g illustrated d/w.Size 9×6 pp 18+423 & 10+438,inc index to cover both parts,repro.photographic plates,fully illustrated throughout with sketches and diagrams,produced from woodcuts as in the original two volumes. in the text,.various lists and tables.Hinges strong.Binding tight (suggest unread),some very slight foxing to the outside edges only visible when closed.Otherwise a v/g+–v/g+ clean copy.


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