Museum of Antiquity: A Description of Ancient Life: The Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, the Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, The Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago. Ancient History, L. W. YAGGY, T. L. Haines.
Museum of Antiquity: A Description of Ancient Life: The Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, the Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, The Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago.
Museum of Antiquity: A Description of Ancient Life: The Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, the Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, The Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago.
Museum of Antiquity: A Description of Ancient Life: The Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, the Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, The Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago.
Museum of Antiquity: A Description of Ancient Life: The Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, the Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, The Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago.

Museum of Antiquity: A Description of Ancient Life: The Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, the Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, The Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago.

New York: Standard Publishing, 1882. Second Edition. Hardcover. Large thick octavo. 944pp. Gold cloth illustrated and embellished in gilt and black, with gilt and black titling to upper board, titling in gilt on spine, marbled page edges, patterned endpapers, b&w frontis w. tissue guard, b&w illustrations and steel plate engravings. An early edition of this massive collection examining life in ancient times. Chapter headings include: Pompeii; Amusements; Domestic Life; Domestic Utensils; Employment; Troy; Nineveh and Babylon; Religion or Mythology; Fine Arts; Literature; Tombs and Catacombs; and Truth of the Bible. Cloth slightly rubbed and darkened, edges a bit chafed, spine ends bruised & chafed, damp mark and discolouration to lower corner of rear board, ink stamp on front blank, tissue guard foxed with some offsetting to both frontis and title page, pages toned with just a bit of scattered foxing - but generally bright and unmarked. Overall a solid and clean better than VG copy. Very heavy book - may require additional shipping. Item #63453

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