View of Ancient and Modern Egypt; with an Outline of its Natural History. Rev. Michael RUSSELL.

View of Ancient and Modern Egypt; with an Outline of its Natural History.

Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1831. [Egypt] FINELY BOUND FIRST EDITION. Octavo (17 x 11cm), pp.[2] With a folding frontispiece map, a vignette title page, and nine further engraved plates by Branston. Contemporary tan full calf with gilt titles to navy label, and further gilt tooling to spine. All edges speckled red, with light brown coated endpapers. Heavy spotting and a large tear to folding map. A large water stain to lower corner of most plates. Black ink ownership to title page. Light wear and marking to binding. Very good. Part of the Edinburgh Cabinet Library, this book quite simply presents 'in a condensed form, an account of all that is known respecting Egypt.'. Item #58223

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