Milan: Fratelli Treves Editori, 1929. Hard Cover. First Edition. 25 pp. text, 205 plates. B/w ills w/ one color. Navy cover is stamped in gilt with gilt banners containing publisher and "Thesaurus Artium," with author and title plus a design of four heads all in gilt on center front. Pub. monogram on center back in gilt. Spine similar to front design, a little aged. Both front corners and bottom back corner bumped and worn. Fabric creased at both ends of spine, with some tearing at top and also at bottom edge of back hinge. Eps sunned. Internally very good plus. Text in Italian. Very Good.
Boston: Houghton Miffiln, 1897. Hard Cover. First Edition. 619 pgs. 8vo. Red cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering. Previous owner's name written in ink on front and back pastedowns. Spine soiled and faded. Wear and fraying to head and foot of spine. Both end papers are separating from spine in front and back covers. Clean within. Good.
Mexico: Grupo Azabache, 1991. Hard Cover. First Edition. 142 pp. + bibliography. Beautiful full-color photo ills, maps. Charcoal gray cover w/ white lettering on spine. Photo DJ has slightest wear to bottom edge. Book explores 16 Pre-Columbian sites in Mexico, with authoritative text plus breathtaking photos. Fine / Very Good.
London: H. E. Shrimpton, 1910. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. pp.153 not including plates, viii memoranda. Gray/green cloth covered boards with eagle embossed in gold on cover board and gold titling, same to spine; spine has very slight sunning, but still easily readable, bumping to corners. First free end papers front and rear have yellowe from age, all tipped in plates present clean throughout. Very Good.
London: John Murray, 1882. Hardcover. First Edition. xii, 163 pp. 4to. Green cloth boards with Egyptian hieroglyphics reproduced in gold on front board with title, gold titling to spine, some soiling overall, sunning to spine. Black endpapers, front gutter hinge has split but mull still tight to boards. Light foxing and soiling throughout. Published with 34 plates, plate titled "The Funeral Canopy of Queen Isis Em Kher" missing from rear pocket. Very Good.
Chicago, Ill. The University of Chicago Press, 1938. Hard Cover. First Edition. 42 pp. text, plus 104, mostly b/w, plates, with captions. Elephant Folio. This is Part I only of a two-volume set. "Part I, Chambers A 1-10, Plates 1-103." Caramel-colored cloth covers backed by a chocolate-colored cloth spine. Front cover has a pasted-on full color illustration of the young pharoah Mereruka, beneath which are a few hieroglyphics. Spine has the title and the seal of the University of Chicago in fairly bright, blind-stamped gilt lettering. Covers and spine are aged and edge-worn. Corners are bumped and frayed.. Lower side edge of front cover has a small dent and is frayed . Prelims foxed. Frontis is Plate 1, a full-page, full-color illustration, "Mereruka Issuing from...
London: John Russell Smith, 1861. Hard Cover. First Edition. I-304 pp. II-319 pp. 8vo. Red cloth boards with gold embossed titling to spine. Scuffing to boards, 1/2" loss at head of spine on Volume II, 1-3/4" rip down gutter at upper left front; small loss at top of Volume I. Text block slightly shaken in covers, many pages uncut, fold-out Map of Saxon England pristine. Good.