1882, History of Ancient Egypt, 2 Volume Set, George Rawlinson, Illustrated, Africa
George. History of Ancient Egypt, In Two
Volumes. Boston: S. E. Cassino, 1882. Two volume set, octavos, gilt blocked
green cloth, 570 pages + 567 pages. Engraved illustrations throughout. Top edge
19th century historian, scholar, professor, theologian and author, George Rawlinson was a Brampton
lecturer, a Camden Professor of Ancient History and the Canon of Canterbury.
Among his many erudite works, ranging from a History of Herodotus to The
Origins of Nations, his History of Ancient Egypt presents
the research and opinions of a scholar at the top of his field as he delves
into pyramids and hieroglyphics, military campaigns and religious practices.
For your consideration is this 2 volume set, nicely illustrated throughout, of
Rawlinson’s History of Ancient Egypt.
Condition notes: Good+.
These two octavos, measuring 9 inches by 5 ¾ inches, are bound in gilt blocked
green cloth; the boards are somewhat rubbed as are the feet and crowns. The
text, illustrations and all else in this 1882 two volume set of Rawlinson’s History of Ancient Egypt are in Very