The Mountains of Pharaoh
2,000 Years of Pyramid Exploration
by Leonard Cottrell
Robert Hale, 1956, [First Edition - 2nd Printing (August)], black and white photographic frontispiece, black and white plates, hardcover, dust-jacket
Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, previous owners inscriptions to front end-paper, price-clipped dust-jacket shows some edge and shelf wear with some small chips and tears and markings (see photographs)
"Leonard Cottrell writes: "The scholar is usually seeking only for archaeological data, and passes over,perhaps with an indulgent smile, the fascinating human anecdotes with which the oldtime explorers used to enliven their heavy tommes. These stories range from high drama to high comedy..."