Sign In | Register
No image available

A Century of Excavation in the Land of the Pharaohs

by Baikie, James

Condition: Very Good


London: The Religious Tract Society. Blue Boards. 252pp. No date - c 1910. Gilt embossed lettering to the front board and spine. 32 b/w photographic plates illustrate the text, including a frontispiece with tissue guard, as called for. Light fading to the spine with light rubbing to the head and tail of the spine. One tiny split to cloth head and tail of the spine - barely noticeable . A light soil mark to the centre of the front board. Neat ink name inscription to the front end paper. A few pages have light foxing to the margins of the pages. Two marginal crease to the plate facing page 10. Otherwise the book is clean and tight.A very good copy. . Very Good. 1st Edition.



Categories


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)



Help & frequently asked questions


Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use....[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket....[more]
tail
The heel of the spine.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]

£15.00£13.50
($17.54)

£6.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




1939 New York World's Fair

Collecting the 1939 New York World's Fair

Born in the midst of the Great Depression, the theme of the 1939 World's Fair was "The World of Tomorrow" - a theme that captured the hearts of a generation. Check out the maps, souvenirs, and other ephemera on Biblio!

A Brief Introduction to the History of Children’s Books

Collecting Children's Literature

Children's books are among some of the most popular themes to build a book collection on. Learn a bit more in our  Brief History of Children's Literature.


Trustpilot