Auction 103, Lot 645

"Historical Researches into the Politics, Intercourse and Trade of the Carthaginians, Ethiopians and Egyptians. Volumes I and II", Heeren, A.H.L.

Subject: History - Africa

Period: 1838 (published)



6.2 x 9 inches
15.7 x 22.9 cm

Early and important work on Egypt and Nubia translated from German. Second Edition, corrected throughout, with an index and other additions. Hardbound in green cloth, gold embossed lettering on spines and blind embossed design on front covers. Two large octavo volumes: Vol. I, 52l pp., foldout map of "Africa florentibus Carthaginiensium Aegyptiorum et Aethiopum Rebus" (16.2 x 9.6") and "Aegyptus et Nubiae pars" (4.5 x 13.7"), plus two plans. Vol. II, 45l pp., plus an Index and a folded map "A Plan of Egyptian Thebes."


Condition: C

Boards worn and spines sunned. Some maps with some staining and tears, some with tape repairs.

Estimate: $100 - $150


Closed on 6/11/2003