Dec 05, 2013 - Sale 2334

Sale 2334 - Lot 176

Price Realized: $ 2,860
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
BINION, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS. Ancient Egypt or Mizraim. 69 (of 72) plates, including 47 chromolithographed or tinted lithographed plates. 2 volumes in 6 parts. Folio, 1/2 cloth portfolio cases, several covers detached; inner sectional wrappers; scattered chipping at edges of plates and text leaves; ex-library, with 2 bookplates and about a dozen embossed stamps in margins of plates. New York, 1887

Additional Details

one of 800 numbered sets. The portfolio cases and the sectional wrappers bear the undated imprint of the American Polytechnic Company of Buffalo. The wrappers bear a limitation notice of 2000 sets. The work was originally published in 2 volumes. This set may represent an overrun of the original work.