Segato, Girolamo.  Atlante monumentale del basso e della alto egitto.  Florence, 1839-40.  2 vols in
Lot 39
Sold for US$ 2,031 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Atlante monumentale del Basso e dell' Alto Egitto. Florence: 1839-40. 2 volumes in 1. Half-titles and title-pages, no other text. 159 engraved plates on 153 sheets, several plates are hand-colored, some folding. Folio (470 x 325 mm). Contemporary quarter morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt. Scattered few small stains and a little spotting, some soiling to first title page, a folding plate separated at centerfold and two others nearly separated, crease to half-title, binding worn at extremities and somewhat rubbed.

Beautiful Egyptology plates, compiled from the works of Denon, Gau, Gaillaud, and Rosellini. Several of the plates depicting sarcophagi and burial figures are hand-colored.
See illustration.