NORDEN, Lewis Frederic (1708-1742) - The Antiquities, Natural History, Ruins and Other Curiosities of Egypt, Nubia and Thebes. London: Lockyer Davis, 1780. First edition of this work by Norden, Danish explorer. Folio (421 x 254mm). 2 engraved plates before title representing the author's portrait and an allegorical image with Minerva,158 (of 159) engraved plates (numbered I-CLIX) on 156 sheets and 5 unnumbered engraved plates bound at intervals (lacking plate XV, spots). Modern vellum, with lightly bowed panels.

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