Lot 1218: Lewis Spence MYTHS & LEGENDS OF ANCIENT EGYPT c1920 Antique Egyptology Ancient Civilizations Art History Color Plates Decorative Binding
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Myths & Legends of Ancient Egypt
Author: Lewis Spence - James Lewis Thomas Chalmers Spence (25 November 1874 – 3 March 1955) was a Scottish journalist, poet and author. Spence was a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, and Vice-President of the Scottish Anthropological and Folklore Society. [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers
City: New York
Year: c. 1920
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 370 pages
Width: 6" Height: 8.75"
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in brown cloth with red, brown, and gilt stamped lettering and decoration. This former library volume displays rubbing and slight bumping to the extremities. The hinges of these volume are beginning to show wear. A library bookplate is present to the front paste-down. The text block is adorned with a gilt top edge, and a faint library stamp can be seen on the outer edge. The interior of this volume is clean and bright, illustrated with a color frontispiece, fifteen color plates, and 32 black and white plates depicting artifacts, buildings, views, and more. This volume contains an index.
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