Egyptology rare books
6 volumes bound in 4, large folio, 6 lithographed pictorial titles, 121 tinted lithographed plates, 120 half-page tinted lithographs by Louis Haghe after Roberts, lithographed portrait of the author by C. Baugniet on India paper, 2 engraved maps, contemporary green half morocco gilt, marbled sides, some foxing to plates, a very handsome set.£50,000
First edition, 3 volumes comprising: 2 vosl. 8vo. Half-title, title, pp. 109 and 3 plates with hieroglyphs printed in orange on china paper laid; half-title, title, pp. 167. 1 atlas vol. 4to. Original printed wrappers, vol. II in plain wrappers as published, plates loose in atlas vol.; atlas with spine partially split.£1,000
DENON, Dominique-Vivant.Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Égypte, pendant les campagnes du général Bonaparte.
Two volumes, large folio (66.5 x 48.5 cm approx.), vi, 265, liii pp., plate volume complete with 143 engraved plates and maps, many double-page, generally showing 2 or more images, numbered to 141 (2 bis plates 20bis & 54bis, plates 4 & 5 on 1 page), original tissue guards; very occasional light toning to paper as often. Contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, covers with gilt border, spines in eight compartments, green morocco lettering-piece to second, others with gilt corners and centre-pieces of bird and head tools; spines lightly faded.£60,000