The Pyramids and Temples at Gizeh. New and Revised Edition

London: Field & Tuer, The Leadenhall Press, [1885]. Second Edition [New & Revised]. Octavo. Brown cloth, titled in darker brown on front cover; page edges untrimmed; xii,[1]-95; frontispiece; eight leaves of plates (some folding); 24-pp publisher's catalog bound in following text. Slightly shaken, with gathering "D" slightly pulled (though still firmly attached to threads); endpapers darkened; still a complete, Very Good copy. Contemporary pencil ownership signature to title page ("W.W. Gilbert").

Abridged reissue for general readers, with half the number of plates as the First Edition and with many technical passages omitted. The author states in his Preface that "...there did not seem any necessity to reproduce a quantity of matter which was only of technical interest to surveyors or mathematicians...in many cases I have summarized the results of long tables into a few lines, but nothing which could be considered readable has been omitted from this edition."

Price: $125.00

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