Howard Carter – The Tomb Of Tutankhamen – First Edition set in 3 vols

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Howard Carter – The Tomb Of Tutankhamen – First Edition set in 3 vols

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£3,950.00

First editions, first printings. Published by Cassell in London, 1923-33. These are very good (or better) copies. Issued without dust wrappers, each of these titles are bound in the original publishers brown cloth with the gilt scarab motif on the front panel. The gilt titling is bright to the front panels and the spines. The cloth is slightly rippled on each volume, notably one the spine of the first and second volumes. There is slight creasing to the top and tails of the spines though the text blocks are markedly clean and not foxed. The corners are slightly bumped. There is very slight separation in each volumes at the front and rear panels at the spine. The first volume has some slight scribbling in black ink to the front pastedown, and each of the volumes have a neat, calligraphic previous owners inscription in black ink. The photographic illustrations, facsimile letters and illustrations are present in all three volumes. Overall, this is a very good (or better) set.


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First editions, first printings. Published by Cassell in London, 1923-33. These are very good (or better) copies. Issued without dust wrappers, each of these titles are bound in the original publishers brown cloth with the gilt scarab motif on the front panel. The gilt titling is bright to the front panels and the spines. The cloth is slightly rippled on each volume, notably one the spine of the first and second volumes. There is slight creasing to the top and tails of the spines though the text blocks are markedly clean and not foxed. The corners are slightly bumped. There is very slight separation in each volumes at the front and rear panels at the spine. The first volume has some slight scribbling in black ink to the front pastedown, and each of the volumes have a neat, calligraphic previous owners inscription in black ink. The photographic illustrations, facsimile letters and illustrations are present in all three volumes. Overall, this is a very good (or better) set.