3 vols., 8vo., bound in olive cloth with gilt lettering to board and spine, scarab motif in gilt on the front board of each volume, pp. xxiii, 231 ; xxxiv, 277 ; xvi, 248, profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings by Harry Burton. First edition 3-volume set, volume 1 published in 1923, volume 2 in 1927, volume 3 in 1933. Bindings bumped and slightly stained, some foxing to pages, joints tender. Newspaper clipping (dated, by hand, 25 Mar. 1935) pasted to recto of rear endpaper of vol. 3, to the inner margin of the verso of which a strip of brown paper has been added to repair the joint, with the same treatment having been applied to the front joint. An account of the most famous, and most fabled, archaeological discovery of the twentieth century, the Tomb of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings, made by Howard Carter under the auspices of the 5th Earl of Carnarvon.
Carter, Howard; and A. C. Mace, The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen. Discovered by the late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter., Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1923
Rossini, Pietro:, Il Mercurio errante delle grandezze di Roma, tanto antiche, che moderne : in questa nona edizione migliorato, et accresciuto, con l’aggiunta delle fabriche fattevi sin’al presente diviso in due parti : la prima contiene palazzi, e chiese, la Seconda…, Lorenzo Capponi 1771