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Egypt: Descriptive, Historical, and Picturesque
New York, London, Paris & Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Limited, c. 1884.
2 volumes. Folio. Pp. xxiv, 314; xxii, 388. Publisher's pictorial brown cloth stamped in black and blocked in gilt. Bevelled boards, gilt edges, reinforced cloth hinges and thick endpapers. With the half-titles and tissue guarded frontis illustrations. The title pages printed in red and black. Hundreds of b/w illustrations, some full page, many half page or in-text. Board corners with light wear and some rubbing to the cloth at the edges but overall a very well-preserved copy of this large illustrated work on Egypt. Translated from the Original German by Clara Bell. With an introduction and notes by S. Birch. A very attractive set in the original illustrated cloth binding.