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The Pharaohs; Master-Builders by  Henri Stierlin - First Edition - 1995 - from Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 (SKU: 0111406)

The Pharaohs; Master-Builders

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The Pharaohs; Master-Builders

by Stierlin, Henri

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Terrail, Paris, 1995. First Edition. Softcover (Stiff Boards). Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. 1.3 kg.; (8), 9-220, (4) pages, introduction by author, bibliography, map, index/glossary, chronology and plans -- 1/2500 scale. The text is illustrated with copious colour in and the occasional black-and-white photographs, and at the rear of the book the aforementioned four pages of building plans. Colour photographic cover with white titles to the front panel and ochre and gray coloured titles to the backstrip. A little bumping to the book corners and rubbing to the book panels. "For three millennia, The Valley of the Nile, from the Delta to Nubia, was an immense construction site under the direction of the Pharaohs' master-builders. The Pyramids at Giza, the temples of Luxor, Karnak and Philae, the tombs of the Valley of the Kings -- all the colossal edifices are endowed with the spiritual quality that has survived through the ages. In this intriguing text the extraordinary legacy of the ancient Egyptian kings, illustrated with over 200 maps and photographs, the author draws on historical fact to reveal the spiritual aspects of the unique architecture and building technique." -- From the rear panel blurb. First English Translation. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Architecture ; History -- Egypt ; ISBN: 2879390206. ISBN/EAN: 9782879390208. Inventory No: 0111406. . 9782879390208


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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 AU (AU)
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The Pharaohs; Master-Builders
Stierlin, Henri
Softcover (Stiff Boards)
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Used - Very Good
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No Dust Jacket
First Edition
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BZDB2 Architecture, Ancient Egypt, Building Architecture ; History -- Egypt ; The Pharaohs MasterBuilders
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Architecture; History -- Egypt;

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