Rare complete run of 6 volumes. Catalogue of Egyptian Antiquities in the British Museum, volume I to VI. British Museum, London, 1968-80. First edition. folio sized hardbacks in dust jackets Vol. I: Warren R., Dawson: Mummies and Human Remains. 1968, frontispiece, xiii & 43 pages, 75 photographs and x-ray images on 37 plates, jacket browned at edges and spine, cloth binding has browned edges on sides. Vol. II: S.R.K. GLANVILLE: Wooden Model Boats. Revised and completed by R.O. Faulkner, 66 drawings by Grace Huxtable in the text and on plates, + 31 photographs on XII plates, 1972, coloured frontispiece, frontispiece, 77 pages, dustjacket and binding browned at edges and spine. Volume III: R. D. Anderson: Musical Instruments, 150 drawings by Grace Huxtable. 1976, viii & 87 pages, 2 bottom corners of initial pages with small crease. Volume IV: John D. Cooney: Glass, 1976, 180 pages, 1840 illustrations partly coloured, jacket worn, 2 small holes in front jacket, jacket's edges and spine browned and frayed at the top. Volume V: A.J. Spencer: Early Dynastic Objects, 1980, 110 pages, 770 illustrations on 80 plates, original cloth, very slightly worn, dust jacket with slight staining at the bottom. Volume VI: C.A.R. Andrews: Jewellery Part I. From the Earliest Times to the 17th Dynasty, 1981, 152 pages, including catalogue of 675 items, plus 48 plates (mostly photographic, some drawings), the dust jacket is rather browned and so is the cloth binding, this also affects the outer edges of plate 15 - 48. Altogether a very good set. Language: English. Relevant subjects: Egypt: Catalogue.
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