(Early Archaeology) 4 Vols. Gardiner, Alan Henderson, editor; Cleverley, Amice M.; Broome, Myrtle F. The Temple of King Sethos I at Abydos. London: Egypt Exploration Society; Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1933-1935-1938-1958. First edition. Large folio, original gilt-pictorial tan cloth, gilt-lettered spine; moderately dust soiled, joints and edges scuffed, slightly cocked. With 231 plates (31 color, 75 double-page, 1 fold out). Internally generally clean, endpapers a little dusty. Complete with half titles. Ex-library: perforated stamps on title pages, ink stamps on the contents page in each volume, labels on pastedowns, markings on spines. Plates clean and free of library markings.
Vol. 1 - The Chapels of Osiris, Isis and Horus. (40 plates, 8 colored, 18 double-page).
Vol. 2 - The Chapels of Amen-Re, Re-Harakhti, Ptha, and King Sethos. (46 plates, 4 colored, 18 double-page, 1 fold-out).
Vol. 3 - The Osiris Compex. (65 plates, 13 colored, 25 double-page).
Vol. 4 - The Second Hypostyle Hall. (80 plates, 6 colored, 14 double-page).

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