Lot 393: Author: Carter, Howard and A.C. Mace; Title: The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen: Discovered by the Late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter; Place Published: New York; Publisher: George H. Doran Company; Date Published: 19231927; Description: 2 volumes (of 3). 334; 408 pp. Illustrated with frontispiece and numerous photographic plates. (8vo) 22x14.5 cm (8¾x5½") red cloth with gilt lettering and gilt scarab decoration, dust jacket. First American Editions. Volume three missing. A cornerstone of Egyptology. The discovery of the tomb of Tut Ankh Amen was the most important archeological discovery of its time and is perhaps the most famous such discovery of all time. Condition: Some soiling to jackets, a few small cips and tears, slight rubbing at edges or cloth; small damp stain at the top of a few pages in volume one; else near fine.
PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories
Thursday, 28th January 2016
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