PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF A SOUTHERN COLLECTOR
BELZONI, Giovanni Battista (1778-1823). Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries within the Pyramids, Temples, Tombs, and Excavations in Egypt and Nubia and of a Journey to the Coast of the Red Sea, in Search of the Ancient Berenice and Another to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon. -- Plates Illustrative of the Researches of G. Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia. London: John Murray, 1820.
4o text (280 x 220 mm) and atlas 2o (568 x 460 mm). One-leaf "Description of the Plates." Frontispiece in text volume; atlas with 44 plates on 34 sheets, most hand-colored (some wear and soiling, few short tears and repairs). Modern half calf, marbled boards. FIRST EDITION. Abbey Travel 268; Blackmer 117; Gay 1940.
[Bound with:] BELZONI. Six New Plates Illustrative of the Researches and Operations of G. Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia. London: John Murray, 1822. 2o. 6 hand-colored engraved plates (a few closely trimmed, some soiling). FIRST EDITION. (2)