22 June 2010
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
BINION, Samuel Augustus. Ancient Egypt or Mizraïm. New York: Henry Allen & Co., 1887.
2 volumes, 2o (637 x 454 mm). 2 engraved titles and 72 lithograph plates, (including 51 tinted or colored) (A few short marginal tears repaired with tape). Modern half morocco, gilt lettering piece on cover, gilt edges.
EDITION DE LUXE, number 193 of 800 copies, of American Egyptologist Samuel Binion. This work is "profusely illustrated with fine engravings and colored plates by the best artist, from the works of L'Expedition de l'Egypte" (title page). (2)
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