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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.



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