London: Longmans,, Green, 1877. First. hardcover. 17 full page wood engraved plates, 62 vignettes & 2 colored folding maps.Wood engravings by G. Pearson after drawings by the author. Small 4to, rebound in 3/4 , maroon morocco, gilt spine hinges strengthened. London: Longmans. Green, 1877. First Edition. Very good (+). very good(+).
This title provided "the first general archaeological survey of Egypt's ruins" and remains "one of the most inspiring travel books in the language." - Robinson. The author was one of a party, which, in February 1874, discovered and excavated the ruins at Aboo Simbel, in Nubia.