PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF A SOUTHERN COLLECTOR
NORDEN, Frederik Lewis. The Antiquities, Natural History, Ruins, and Other Curiosities of Egypt, Nubia, and Thebes. Exemplified in Near Two Hundred Drawings Taken on the Spot. London: Lockyer Davis, 1780.
2o (452 x 278 mm). Engraved portrait and 163 engraved plates (plate 90 with small hole in image, some scattered pale foxing). Modern quarter calf, preserving original marbled boards.
FIRST EDITION of this scarce book. Norden was a Danish officer who travelled in Egypt in 1737 and wrote one of the very early descriptions of the antiquities of Egypt.