Description des pyramides de Ghize, de la ville du Kaire et de ses environs.; Descriptions and explanations of some remains of Roman antiquities dug up in the city of Bath, in the year MDCCXC. With an engraving from drawings made on the spot. By Governor Pownall. J. GROBERT, Jacques.
Description des pyramides de Ghize, de la ville du Kaire et de ses environs.; Descriptions and explanations of some remains of Roman antiquities dug up in the city of Bath, in the year MDCCXC. With an engraving from drawings made on the spot. By Governor Pownall.

Description des pyramides de Ghize, de la ville du Kaire et de ses environs.; Descriptions and explanations of some remains of Roman antiquities dug up in the city of Bath, in the year MDCCXC. With an engraving from drawings made on the spot. By Governor Pownall.

Paris: Logerot-Petiet, 1801.

Illustrated with 6 engraved plates, including 3 large folding plates. [6], 160 pages with text in French. Short slim 4to, rebound in recent brown cloth with black leather spine label. Paris: Logerot-Petiet/Remont, An IX (1801). Some very light foxing throughout and offsetting on plates, still a near fine copy.

BOUND AT REAR WITH: Descriptions and explanations of some remains of Roman antiquities dug up in the city of Bath, in the year MDCCXC, by Governor Powell. [ii], viii, 29 pages. Bath: R. Cruttwell, 1795. Grobert provides one of the first detailed descriptions of pyramids of Giza and of Cairo. "Grobert, a Colonel in the artillery, was apparently a commandant at Ghize after the French conquest of Egypt. Most of the plates, engraved by Huet after Grobert's drawings, consist of measured diagrams and sections of the pyramids. There is also a plan of Cairo." -- Blackmer, 757; Chadenat, 2898.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First
Language: French

Price: $1,250.00

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