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Cuneiform Texts from Cappadocian Tablets in the British Museum. Parts I-V.
First editions Five volumes complete. Folio, pp.26, 50 plates, 2 plates comprising signn-list and photogravure plate of facsimiles of Cappadocian Tablets; pp.4, 50 plates; pp.4, 50 plates; pp.4, 50 plates; pp.4 plus 50 plates. Paper boards, cloth backed. With armorial bookplates on front pastedown endpapers. A llittle browning or foxing to some endpapers. A very good set.
Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt:
undertaken by order of the old government of France. Illustrated with forty engraving; consisting of portraits, views, plans, a geographical chart, antiquities, plants, animals, &c. Drawn on the spot, under the author's inspection. Translated from the French, by Henry Hunter. London John Stockdale 1799
First edition in English. Three volumes, 8vo, pp. xix, 376; vii, 368; viii, 324, [xiv (advertisement leaf and list of subscribers)]; with 2 engraved portraits, 37 plates and large folding map. A very good clean set bound in late 19th-century half calf by Galway & Co., Dublin, with their ticket, gilt falcon crest on spines, raised bands picked out in gilt, and green lettering pieces, top edge gilt. Spines worn at head and foot, with some loss of surface leather, edges beginning to split.
See Blackmer 1573 for second English edition.
Voyage en Syrie et en Egypte,
pendant les Annees 1783, 84 et 85. Paris Courcier 1807
Fourth edition, two volumes, pp.x, 487, , 2 folding plates, 2 folding maps.; vii, 458, , 2 folding plates, folding plan, folding map. A superb set bound in contemporary half morocco, marbled boards. With royal monogram, VAC, possibly Italian, in gilt on spine.