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Item:254242167921The Nile Notes for Travellers in Egypt by Sir E. A. Wallis Budge, publ. by Thos. Cook & Son 1907. Budge, the noted Egyptologist was keeper of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities at the British Museum from 1893 to 1924 and well known for his excavations in Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Sudan. Frontispiece map, 955p, illustrations, maps, fold out map, plans, index. 18cm. 10th edition. Contains an extensive listing at the back with the Egyptian Kings and their cartouches. Flex brown cloth with titling, hieroglyphics in gilt on the front cover, blind-stamped on back cover, titling in gilt on the spine; all edges marbled. Condition: overall in good condition, the odd foxing, lightly tanned pages, all intact.. Note: this book has a prior owner bookplate from the library of Edwin Paul Shattuck, a very prominent Wall St. Attorney and considered the best friend (and attorney) of President Herbert Hoover. The Shattuck Family had a very large 138 acre Grand Estate on Long Island NY's Gold Coast along with the Dodge, Woolworth, Vanderbilt, DuPont, Gould, Phipps, Frick & Marshall Field families (this area is portrayed in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby).. Also signed on half title page and dated Cairo, 1909.. Please email for addl details, pics. We ask that you review our ebay store policies regarding payment, shipping and refunds prior to purchase, pls contact us.International customers: customs duty/taxes assessed by receiving country are not included in this transaction and are at your expense upon delivery...Thank you...Condition:Please see details below..., Topic:Travel, Binding:Hardcover, Subject:Exploration & Travel
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The Nile Notes Traveller Egypt Sir E.A. Budge 1907 Edwin Paul Shattuck Bookplate