MECHANICAL TRIUMPHS OF ANCIENT EGYPTIANS - 1st 1900 BUILDING PYRAMIDS, MONUMENTS
THE MECHANICAL TRIUMPHS OF THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS
Book Details + Condition: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. (London). First Edition, 1900. Firm leather boards with all edges gilt; measures 7.25" x 5.25". 123 pages. Volume on the construction of ancient Egyptian monuments by retired Navy attaché F.M. Barber, with chapter topics including knowledge of mechanics, the pyramids, quarrying, transportation, and the erection of buildings, with accompanying illustrations. Firm binding; lightly bumped corners; toned endpapers; embossed Department of the Navy stamp on several pages; interior is clean and free of markings save name and notes on inside front board.