A series of highly finished engravings, by P.Q. Visconti, comprising a few of the principal objects in a collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of Giovanni d'Athanasi, by whom the greater portion have been discovered.

Item #M7149

Extremely rare. For the proprietor, London, 1837. First edition. Folio, 12 pages, 16 plates. Modern half-leather, a fine copy, free of markings. Inserted is a manuscript letter describing the plates, mentioning: '(Copies from Visconti's work in the Astor Library, April 16th 1862, ECS)'. From the library of Egyptologist Andrew H. Gordon. Language: English. Relevant subjects: Egypt: Catalogue.

Language: English.

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