Exceptional complete set of 5 volumes: Blumenbach's copy with bookplate and signature. Printed by James Ballantyne, for Archibald Constable and Co. and Manners and Miller, Edinburgh; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, London, Edinburgh, 1790. First edition. In-4. Vol. I: 6ff., lxxxiii, 535 pages. Vol. II: 2ff., viii, 718 pages. Vol. III: 2ff., viii, 744 pages (an additional article of 15 pages, not present in this edition is provided in xerox, they form a supplement of pages numbered 745-759). Vol. IV: 2ff., viii, 695 pages. Vol. V: 2ff., xiv, 230,  index,  errata pages. The text contains fifty-eight engraved plates and three engraved folding maps, as well as seven plates of Ethiopic characters, as follows: Vol. I: 8 plates (4 leaves of Ethiopian script missing in this edition). Vol. II: 4 plates. Vol. IV: 3 battle plans. Vol. V: 43 plates and 3 folding maps. Contemporary stiff wrappers, very rubbed and fragile, inside in fine condition. From the library of Egyptologist Andrew H. Gordon. THIS BOOKS SHIPS FROM THE USA, SHIPPING COSTS WILL BE UPDATED ACCORDINGLY. (TXR).
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