Egypt.- Carter (howard) And A.C. Mace. The Tomb Of
Egypt.- Carter (Howard) and A.C. Mace. The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen,
3 vol., first editions, vol.1 with presentation copy stamp to title, photographic plates by Harry Burton, ink biro onwnership signature to front free endpaper of vol.1 and half-titles of vol.2 and 3, some spotting or light foxing, vol.2 lower hinge a little weak, original cloth with panel of gilt scarab mounted on upper covers, vol.2 with a narrow stain to lower corner of bottom cover, vol.3 lower cover soiled and upper cover spotted, 8vo, 1923-27-33. Provenance: Property of the late Sir Denis Hamilton (Former editor of The Sunday Times and colleague and friend of Ian Fleming).
***First edition of Carter's own account of his discovery of King Tutankhamen's tomb, considered by many to be one of the greatest archaeological finds of all time. This detailed account is illustrated with photographs by Harry Burton, a former curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art..