TOMB OF TUT-ANKH-AMEN - HOWARD CARTER, 2 Vols 1926/27 - KING TUT ANCIENT EGYPT
THE TOMB OF TUT-ANK-AMUN
Book Details + Condition: Cassell and Company (London). Mixed states [Vol. I: second impression, October 1926; Vol. II: first edition, 1927]. Hardcovers with original pictorial khaki-brown cloth, with gilt lettering on front board, and gilt scarab beetle with sun disc on black background to front. Vol. 1: 231 pp; Vol II: 269 pp; both with Indices. Includes 257 illustrations and photographs by Harry Burton of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Vol. I includes a sketch-plan of the tomb at rear; Vol. II includes appendices by Douglas E. Derry, A. Lucas, P.E. Newberry, Alexander Scott, and H.J. Plenderleith. An original set of beautiful volumes thoroughly detailing Howard Carter's ground-breaking discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb and its contents.
Vol I: Firm binding; rubbed corners and edges; chafed spine ends; intermittent foxing present to pages, as well as to first and last few pages; interior is otherwise clean and free of markings. Vol II: Firm binding; light wear to boards; rubbed corners; binding tape present to spine, with old library sticker; other library markings include plate on inside board, stamp on 2-3 pages and faint stamp on text block; card insert on rear interior board; interior is otherwise clean and free of markings.