The Egyptians in The Time of the Pharaohs by J. Gardner Wilkinson together with An Introduction to The Study of The Egyptian Hieroglyphs by Samuel Birch
Publication: 1857 Bradbury and Evans; London First Edition
A rare work containing two works by eminent egyptologist Gardner Wilkinson and Samuel Birch. Wilkinson, who is best known for his work Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, was known to have visited virtually every known ancient Egyptian site, skillfully recording inscriptions and paintings as a talented copyist and compiling copious notes. This work also contains the first printed publication of Samuel Birch's (1813-1885)Introduction to the Study of The Egyptian Hieroglyphs. Birch served as the head of the Egyptian and Assyrian branch of the British Museum. No other listing located online. Rare!
Condition: Contemporary three quarters leather binding with marbled paper boards, edges with wear, binding tight, pages clean, overall in Very Good condition