Spring Books, 1967, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic
vVIII, 256 pages, foreword by author, list of illustrations, chronology, bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with 10 pages of coloured photography, 102 black-and-white plates, wine map, and occasional black and white text illustrations. Black coloured boards with gilt titles to the back strip. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a coloured reproduction of Queen Nefertiti, against a black background with red and white titles to the front panel and to the back strip. On the back dustwrapper panel is a black-and-white photograph of an Egyptian sovereigns' head from a dig at Abusir. This book discusses 3000 years of Egyptian art, from predynastic cave paintings and statues through to the disintegration of Egyptian civilisation. Translated from the Italian by R. H. Boothroyd. Bumping to the lower back strip edge and light rubbing to the book corners. Foxing to the top text block edge. Some fading of the colour of the boards. Rubbing and a little chipping to the dustwrapper corners. Rubbing to both the top and bottom dustwrapper edges and a laminate has started to lift a little. There is a crease to the top right-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper, again at the laminate has started to lift. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; History -- Egypt ; Inventory No: 0105688.