Cairo: Imprimerie Nationale, 1948. Item #013380
Badawy’s comparative study of ancient Egyptian representations of buildings. He examines and compares pictorial sources in wall scenes as well as in the hieroglyphs representing buildings. Badawy examines drawings of civil, martial, religious, funerary, and garden architecture in the ancient, middle, and new empires. Text in French. First edition. 35.5 cm; pp. xxiii, 291; illustrated from color frontis. and drawings by Badawy. Quarter-bound green gilt morocco with marbled boards; wear to edges of boards and to spine; contents fine. Original wrappers bound in. A good copy or better.