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Lot 0488
Egypt's and Its Monuments by Hichens, 1908; Introduction to Egyptian Archeology by Engelbach, 1961; the very rare Arabia and the Far East by Huzayyin, Cairo 1942; Northwick Park Collection of Antiquities Christie's catalog, June 1965. Book and catalog lots sold as is.

Provenance: The John J. Slocum Collection Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby’s, London in 1997.

Condition

staining to cover of Arabia and far east and splits to spine

Starting Bid

$70.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 20%

Four Books on Egyptian and Arabian Ancient Art

Estimate $150 - $450Oct 6, 2018