The American archaeologist James H. Breasted (1865-1935) published this history in 1906. His intention was to create a one-volume work which would be suitable for the increasing number of tourists visiting the Nile valley, for those interested in the rise of Greek and Roman civilisation, and for students of the Old Testament. Drawing on Breasted's ...
The American archaeologist James H. Breasted (1865-1935) published this history in 1906. His intention was to create a one-volume work which would be suitable for the increasing number of tourists visiting the Nile valley, for those interested in the rise of Greek and Roman civilisation, and for students of the Old Testament. Drawing on Breasted's own four-volume Records of Egypt, which contains fresh readings and translations of almost all of the ancient Egyptian historical inscriptions available at the time, the book follows the conventional chronology from 'earliest Egypt' to the Old Kingdom and the Middle Kingdom, characterised as a 'feudal age', the intermediate period of the Hyksos, and the New Kingdom, described here as 'the Empire'. The account ends with 'the Decadence', invasions by Libyans and Nubians, and the Persian conquest after the battle of Pelusium in 525 BCE. The book contains nearly 200 photographs and drawings.
Good. No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo 8"-9" tall; Structurally sound, blue cloth board-covered copy of this reprinted edition of the 1909 classic. Cover shows some shelf-wear in terms of white staining here and there, but tips are unbruised, pages are bright and clean, text-block is square, and spine and binding are tight. Not ex-library, neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Fold-out map at rear, and many, many score plates and illustrations. Overall, a good, sturdy copy, marred only by some white-staining to cover, mostly on spine. Oversize.
Good. No dust jacket. Rebound library copy with call number on spine, accession number on title page and property stamps at top and bottom. Binding and pages in good condition. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 634 p.
Fair in None jacket. Boards edgeworn/scuffed; darkening to boards and closed page-edges; glue-like protective covering backstrip; library tape to hinges; corners slightly bumped; typical ex-library markings; attached map tattered and torn; otherwise, Good; text unmarked and clean! Orders will be mailed either on the day ordered or the next business day. Expedited shipping available.
Acceptable. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Binding is slightly damaged and/or book has some loose pages. No missing pages. Front hinge, cracked. Textblock, shaken. Pages, intact. Overall condtion, good! Your purchase benefits world literacy!
w/illustrations. Good Plus. 634pp 7 x 9.5" Decorative blue cloth covers in tan dj. With fold-out map at back. Fine color frontis, numerous other photos and maps. Chronology of Kings; index. Condition: A bit of edge wear, spine ends bumped, else Good Plus. Dj a bit chipped and age darkened, else Good condition. Dj in protective plastic cover. SKU 31285 ** We ship our books in sturdy corrugated cartons, paper items in stiff "Stay Flat" envelopes. (We do not use padded envelopes. ) Free tracking (Delivery confirmation) on all USA orders.
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