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ANTIQUITIES AND RELATED HISTORICAL VOLUMES, LOT OF SIX, including Amelia Edwards, "A Thousand Miles Up the Nile", presumed date 1888, A.L. Burt, New York, red cloth boards with gilt lettering; Joseph Bonomi, "Nineveh and Its Palaces: The Discoveries of Botta and Layard, Applied to the Elucidation of Holy Writ", presumed date 1852, Office of the Illustrated London Library, London, impressed red cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration; and Samuel Manning, "The Land of the Pharaohs. Egypt and Sinai: Illustrated by Pen and Pencil", no date given, presumed c. 1890, The Religious Tract Society, impressed brown cloth boards with gilt lettering, gilt and black decoration. Hardcovers, lacking dust jackets.
Good condition overall, expected wear to covers, including dents or bumped corners, some stains, interiors very legible, with expected toning, some foxing/stains, some with pen/pencil notations or ink stamps, possibly some ex-library collection, Samuel Manning example with former owner's bookplate.
Provenance: From the research library of Ivor Noel Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A., Williamsburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: Ivor Noel Hume (1927-2017), O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire), F.S.A. (Fellow, Society of Antiquaries), was a distinguished scholar, author, and former director of the Department of Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg.

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Good condition overall, expected wear to covers, including dents or bumped corners, some stains, interiors very legible, with expected toning, some foxing/stains, some with pen/pencil notations or ink stamps, possibly some ex-library collection, Samuel Manning example with former owner's bookplate.

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ANTIQUITIES AND RELATED HISTORICAL VOLUMES, LOT OF SIX

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2177 Green Valley Lane
Mt. Crawford, VA 22841
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