Book Details + Condition: First edition (1929) of GREAT ONES OF ANCIENT EGYPT: PORTRAITS BY WINIFRED BRUNTON; HISTORICAL STUDIES BY VARIOUS EGYPTOLOGISTS. Includes very scarce dust jacket. Quarto (9"x11"). Original beige cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine, and front cover. 17 beautiful tipped-in color plates with original tissue guards. In very good condition: Minor rubbing to extremities; small dent to lower back board; and some wrinkling to the rear endpaper, most likely due to the original glueing process. The scarce dust jacket is in very good condition, with minor chipping to upper spine end. Protected with a Mylar plastic cover. A truly fascinating and beautiful work. Contents Include: Reliability of
Egyptian Portrait-Sculpture in the Round and in Relief by J. Baikie; Work of
Reconstruction by Winifred Brunton; Menes by P. E. Newberry; Meritiotes by
Margaret A. Murray; Menkaur by B. Gunn; Ranefer by J. Capart; La Belle Méconue
by J. Capart; Senusert III by A. Scharff; Amenophis III and his Successors in
the XVIIIth Dynasty by S. R. K. Glanville; Haremhab, by A. Scharff; Taharqa,
Amenardes, Mentuemhat by H. Frankfort.