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Lot 383[EGYPT]
BINION, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS. Ancient Egypt or Mizraim. Profusely Illustrated with fine engravings and colored plates by the best artists, from the works of L'Expedition de l'Egypte, Lepsius, Prisse d'Avennes, etc
. New York: Henry Allen, [1887]. Edition de Luxe, number 331 of 800 copies. Two volumes bound in four. Publisher's three-quarters morocco over gilt stamped cloth. 25 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches (65 x 47 cm); with two lithographed title pages and 72 plates, many chromolithographed. The bindings worn with some rebacking and strengthening to hinges, wear and losses to corners and cloth, a dampstain affects the first and last leaves and plates in each volume but lightens internally, other stains, offsetting and soiling.

Sold for $3,125
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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