Israel in Egypt. Egypt's Place among the Ancient Monarchies
by Clark, Edward L.
New York: Nelson &Phillips, 1874. First edition. Hardcover. g- to vg. Quarto (9 1/4 x 6 1/2"). XVI, 352pp. Original gilt-stamped full morocco, with gold lettering and tooling to spine. Raised bands. All paper edges gilt. Dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece.After sketching the great topographic features of Egypt, and spurning the present beneath his feet, the author takes the reader back into the earliest ages, and describes the whole life of the ancient Egyptians - their temples, homes, industries, social customs, religion, history, and the residence of the Israelites in Egypt, and their departure from it. This work is lavishly illustrated throughout with over 200 in-text and full-page engravings.Binding rubbed along edges and along spine, with some abrasion to leather. Previous owner's Ex-Libris on fly leaf (Wm. R. Blumenthal). Binding in overall good- to good, interior in very good condition.
(Inventory #: 41200)
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