INSCRIBED BY HOWARD
CARTER - FIRST U.S. EDITION
CARTER, HOWARD and A. C. MACE.
The Tomb of Tut-ankh-Amen discovered by the late Earl of
Carnarvon and Howard Carter. 2 vols. (all published.)
Vol. I: Frontis +
xxviii + 334 pp. & 79 plates, 1 plan, 1 facsimile, spine a
trifle darkened. New York: Georg H. Doran, 1923. Vol. II:
Frontis. + xxxv + 408 pp. & 88 plates (moderate foxing to some
30 pages & edges; chipped d.j. to this vol. only.) 1927. (First
U.S. edition, 8vo, very light shelfwear at spines, two corners
lightly bumped, Very Good.) Though a third (and final) volume
appeared (in 1933) in the English (Cassell) edition, the
American (Doran) edition was terminated with a second volume in
1927, published in a slightly smaller size binding with
gilt-lettering and decoration of a scarab in gilt at the top
board. The 257 illustrations on a total of 167 plates are from
photographs by Harry Burton of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Volume II is inscribed (in ink) at the half-title: "To Mr.
Richard Moon / With every kind thought & wish / Howard Carter,
1927." Inscribed presentation copies are extremely rare and
seldom come on to the market! (Item 8697)
To order, please see item 8697 in our Egyptian section.
ASSYRIAN SCULPTURE IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM
HALL, H.R. Babylonian and Assyrian Sculpture in the British
Museum. 56 pp.
& 60 plates, 1 folding, folio, hardback. (Some foxing to
prelims. & rear blank leaves, a corner bumped, plates in
excellent condition, t.e.g.). A nice, tight copy in the original
cloth. With the bookplate of H.S. Smith. Paris and Brussels: G.
Van Oest, 1928. (Item 10096)
To order, please see item 10096 in our Near East section.
PAYNE, HUMFREY (et al).
Perachora I (only): The sanctuaries of Hera Akraia and Limenia.
Excavations of the British School of Archaeology at Athens,
1930-33, Architecture, Bronzes and Terracottas. xiv + 271 pp. with
27 figs. and 142 plates (2 in color), folio, hardback. Oxford,
Clarendon P., 1940. Very Good. (Item 10098). (Very light soiling
to bds.; endpapers lightly browned. Very Scarce.
To order, please see item 10098 in our Greece and Rome section.
IMPLEMENTS - LIMITED TO 2050 COPIES
MOOREHEAD, WARREN K. (ed.).
Prehistoric Implements: A Reference Book. A description of the
Ornaments, Utensils, and Implements of the Pre-Columbian Man in
America. Frontisportrait + xv + 431 pp., with 621
figs., large 8vo; (lightly soiled cloth with red label, sig. at
flyleaf). Cincinnati: Robert Clarke, (1900). Very Good. (Item
To order, please see item 10099 in our