Title: EGYPT AND ITS MONUMENTS
Author: Robert Hichens
Publisher: The Century Co. City: New YorkYear: 1908 (First American Edition)Binding Style: Hardcover
Illustrated: Yes; Jules Guerin
Book Details + Condition: Beautiful first (American) edition of Robert Hichens EGYPT AND ITS MONUMENTS. Tall 8vo, handsomely bound in publisher's original tan cloth with gilt decorated boards, and top edge gilt. Richly steeped in history, this scarce work by Robert Hichens explores the iconic landmarks and monuments throughout Egypt. Includes 60 beautiful illustrations by Jules Guerin, as well as photographs, all protected with lettered tissue. Sites explored in the work include: the Pyramids, the Sphinx, Luxor, the River Nile, The Tomb of the Kings, Karnak and Luxor, Old Cairo, The Ramesseum, The Tombs of the Kings, Pharaohs Bed, and more. In very good condition: minor shelfwear; bumped corners; slight smudging to boards; pages are clean and unmarked, save owner's name on front endpaper. Even includes the original catalog/pamphlet "New Publications of The Century Co."