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MUSEUM OF ANTIQUITY
Original 1881 Edition of "Museum of Antiquity, A Description of Ancient Life With Employments, Amusements, customs and habits, the cities, palaces, monuments and tombs, the literature and fine arts, of 3,000 years ago” by L.W. Yaggy. :: Published by Law, King, & Law: San Francisco :: Measures 7 x 9 1/4" & 3 1/2" thick :: Complete with 944 Pages.
NEAR FINE CONDITION: A tightly bound volume, solid hinges, generally clean pages, covers in great shape, complete with all pages and illustrations; overall an excellent condition example of this rare work on antiquity.
Egypt, Greece and Italy were the fountainhead of our civilization and the source of our knowledge and to them we can trace link by link the origin of all the ornamental, graceful and beautiful. It is therefore a matter of greatest interest to get an intimate knowledge of the original state and former perfection. The grandeur, the magnificence and high civilization of these countries, as well as the homes, the private and domestic life, the schools, churches, rites, ceremonies, etc.
Museum of Antiquityiscomplete and profusely illustrated featuring numerous steelplate engravings. Contents include Pompeii,Rome including the Roman Coliseum, Egypt including the Sphinx,Greek Mythology including Zeus, Apollo, Pluto, Ceres, Juno, Diana, Vulcan, Athene, TrojanHeroes, Julius Caesar, and other historical ancient descriptions. Also includes Excavations in Troy, Nineveh, Babylon and the City of Pompeii, with its innumerable treasures, and unfolded long-hoarded secrets. Complete with all 173 illustrations including steel plate engravings w/ tissue guards. Spanning over 900 pages, and measuring a whopping 2 1/2" thick, Museum of Antiquity is a wildly fascinating example of the Ancient Civilizations of Olden Times.
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