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    Edward William Lane. An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians. [with] Gardner Wilkinson. Modern Egypt and Thebes. [with] Wilkinson. The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians. London: Charles Knight; John Murray, 1842; 1843; 1847.

    Third editions. Nine octavo volumes in all (2, 2, and 5). The Lane is a Knight imprint, the Wilkinson works are John Murray. Illustrated with plates (some in color) and folding maps.

    Uniformly bound in full green calf with gilt borders and spines. Marbled endpapers and edges. Spines heavily ornamented. Very minor rubbing to boards. The spines are evenly faded with some of the gilt darkened. Bookplates. A quite sound and attractive set in very good or better condition.


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