London: Richard Bentley, 1853. FIRST EDITION. Item #11722
Small chip at top of spine; A VERY GOOD+ cloth volume in Victorian blind stamped binding with gilt illustration on front panel depicting the Temple of Osiers at Philae. Full page plates, several folding (large foldout of the Zodiac at Dendera), and including those tipped in rear showing rubbings from the Rosetta and other sources. Numerous additional figures throughout the text. 300 pages. Octavo.