Lucas, A.(revised by J.R.Harris) ANCIENT EGYPTIAN MATERIALS AND INDUSTRIES
London Histories & Mysteries of Man Ltd. 1989 1854170465 / 9781854170460 4th (Revised) Hardcover Very Good +
xvi, + 523pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Bright gilt titles over dark blue boards. Leaves clean. Boards lightly bumped on head and heel of backstrip, plus upper foredge corner. No dustjacket. First published in 1926, a most interesting insight into the materials and industries utilised by the ancient Egyptians. With a Chronology, Preface, and Abbs., materials (chapters) discussed include: Beads, Adhesives, Alcoholic Beverages, Animal Products, Building Materials, Cosmetics and Perfumes, Inlaid Eyes, Glazed Ware, Glass, Metals and Alloys, Mummification, Oils-Fats and Waxes, Painting Materials, Pottery, Precious & Semi-Precious Stones, Stone Vessels, Wood, Summary, Appendix (Chemical Analysis), Addenda, Index. Book weight approx. 950g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.