Plates illustrative of the researches and operations of G. Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia, 1822
Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP
BELZONI, GIOVANNI BATTISTA
Plates illustrative of the researches and operations of G. Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia. London: John Murray, 1822
Atlas volume only, folio (586 x 457mm.), letterpress list of plates, 34 lithographed or engraved plates and plans (showing 44 numbered images, mostly hand-coloured, some folding), extra-illustrated with a map of the Nile (backed on linen), contemporary cloth boards with spine and edges in maroon morocco, new endpapers, some plates with repairs to verso, plate 40 with lower corner detached (but present), spotting, rebacked and refurbished
These plates accompanied Belzoni's account but were issued separately.
Abbey, Travel 268
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